Leukemia Specialist

Hear directly from medical experts who specialize in leukemias about the latest advancements in treatment options and in care.

Leukemia is describes a group of cancers of the blood cells. What kind of leukemia you may have depends on which kind of blood cell becomes cancer. a broad term for cancers of the blood cells. The most common adult forms of leukemia are called chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The other two most common adult leukemias are chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Explore interviews with medical experts who specialize in leukemias, including oncologists, nurses, medical staff, and social workers. They share the kind of conversations you can turn to them to have - from new treatment options to navigating the day-to-day life with cancer.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)


Latest on CLL Treatment (2022)



Featuring: Nicole Lamanna, MD; William Wierda, MD, Ph.D 
Hosted by: Michele Nadeem-Baker
Topics: Pirtobrutinib, new oral combinations, venetoclax updates, CAR T

William Wierda, MD, PhD



Role: Hematologist, Med. Dir., Dept of Leukemia
Focus: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), other leukemias
Provider: MD Anderson

Kerry Rogers, MD



Role: Hematologist, researcher
Focus: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), Hairy Cell Leukemia (HCL)
Institution: OSUCCC-The James

Tim Fenske, MD, MS



Role: Hematologist-Oncologist
Focus: chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) & leukemia and lymphoma | CAR T, targeted therapy
Provider: Medical College of Wisconsin

Jacqueline Barrientos, MD



Role: Hematologist, researcher
Focus: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), lymphoma, 17p Deletion (Ibrutinib, Acalabrutinib, Venetoclax), IgHV mutation
Provider: Northwell Health (NYC)