COVID-19: Implications for Patients With CLL

Keep abreast of ongoing developments in providing optimal care for patients with CLL during COVID-19 and evolving research into countering COVID-19–associated inflammatory cytokine production! Get expert perspectives on emerging data with focused commentaries, an FAQ module, and a “living” slideset regularly updated to incorporate the most important clinical findings on CLL and COVID-19.
Jacqueline Barrientos, MD, MS
Brian Koffman, MDCM (retired), MS Ed
Nicole Lamanna, MD
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John Pagel, MD, PhD
Jeff P. Sharman, MD
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Jacob D. Soumerai, MD


What conclusions can we draw from these preliminary data for the use of BTK inhibitors to treat the hyperinflammatory immune response in patients with severe COVID-19?

Jeff P. Sharman, MD Released: June 16, 2020

How are you using telemedicine or other strategies to manage your patients with CLL during the COVID-19 pandemic?

John Pagel Headshot John Pagel, MD, PhD Released: July 13, 2020

How are you managing your patients with CLL during the COVID-19 pandemic? Here, I share my experiences during the height of the pandemic in New York City and offer recommendations to minimize the risk to your patients.

Jacqueline Barrientos, MD, MS Released: August 11, 2020

As a physician and CLL survivor, I share insights on the patient’s experience in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic plus recommendations for counseling patients with CLL on how best to protect their physical and mental health.

Brian Koffman, MDCM (retired), MS Ed Released: August 31, 2020

Our understanding of how COVID-19 affects our patients with CLL continues to evolve. Here, I share my perspective on treatment modifications during the pandemic, using IVIg as COVID-19 prophylaxis, the role of BTK inhibition, and counseling patients on COVID-19 risk.

Nicole Lamanna, MD Released: September 14, 2020

With the first 6 months of the COVID-19 pandemic behind us, I share how my management of patients with CLL has evolved based on experience and key data emerging on COVID-19 risk in patients with CLL.

person default Jacob D. Soumerai, MD Released: September 30, 2020

Here I discuss 2 interesting cases from my practice: an older patient who needed to initiate therapy but was afraid to come to the clinic and a patient who developed COVID-19 while receiving venetoclax.

John Pagel Headshot John Pagel, MD, PhD Released: November 13, 2020
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