Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and Teenage & Young Adults: Expanding Nursing Expertise

Monday 20th November 2017

Acute Leukaemia

This day will provide specific knowledge on how to diagnose, treat, and manage complications of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia patients (morning) and teenage/young adult cancer patients (afternoon) from a multidisciplinary perspective.

There is an option to attend either session or the whole day

Keynote speaker

Dr Rachel Hough - Consultant in Haematology and Stem Cell Transplantation at University College London Hospital

Intended Audience

Nursing and other allied health professionals looking after haematology patients

Topics covered

  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment options including radiotherapy and clinical trials in myeloma
  • Clinical trials in acute leukaemia
  • Managing complications of acute leukaemia
  • Managing leukaemia from an outpatient perspective and adherence
  • Case studies
  • The patient perspective

  • Delivery format

    The morning will focus on acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in general and the afternoon will focus more specifically on the management of teenage and young adult patients

    Related programmes

    This day forms part of a 15 credit level 7 module delivered in collaboration with University of Manchester entitled Principles of Haematology Oncology. You can find further details at the University of Manchester website


    £90 (£80 early bird rate before 20th Aug) £50 for Christie staff


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    Other haematology nursing events

    This event is part of our haematology nursing study day programme. Previous topics discussed include

    • Myeloma
    • Stem cell transplantation
    • Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
    • Acute myeloid leukaemia
    • Introduction to haematology
    If you are interested in seeing any of these topics addressed again, please let us know via