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Management of Acute Myeloid Leukemia in 2020: A Paradigm Shift for Older Adults?

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


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Joshua Zeidner, MD

Joshua Zeidner, MD

Assistant Professor
Clinical Research
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Management of Acute Myeloid Leukemia in 2020:
A Paradigm Shift for Older Adults?


Lecture Description

Dr. Joshua Zeidner will discuss updates in the diagnostic testing and prognostic subclassifications of AML which drive therapeutic decisions. This presentation will highlight perceived paradigm shifts for AML and older adults.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss pathogenesis/etiology of AML
  • Explain diagnostic testing in AML
  • Describe management of AML in older patient populations in the context of recent drug approvals


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for this Live Lecture:

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*Lecture topic subject to change.
Photo courtesy of Brian Strickland.


February 26
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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