Masterclass on Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia for Hematology Doctors in Training in Ireland
Steve Treon with hematologists in training at the Masterclass on WM at the Haematology Association of Ireland, Belfast.
Fifty hematologists in training attended the Masterclass on Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia held as part of the Annual Meeting of the Hematology Association of Ireland (HAI) in Belfast. Dr. Steve Treon of the Bing Center for WM at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute gave a State of the Art Keynote lecture on Friday, October 13, 2017 entitled “Genomic and Treatment Advances in Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia”.
Hematologists in Training joined Dr. Treon the subsequent day for a Masterclass devoted to the management of patients of WM and presented challenging WM cases. Case discussions focused on use of the MYD88 and CXCR4 molecular markers for treatment decision making, choice of therapeutic regimens, treatment related complications, and management of patients with peripheral neuropathy and Bing Neel Syndrome.