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Aware of the Rare -- The New Dawn! Updates in Diagnosing and Managing Rare Hematologic Disorders

  • Authors: Drew Provan, MD, FRCP, FRCPath; Morag Griffin, MBChB, FRCPath; Alexander Röth, MD
  • CME Released: 2/9/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 2/9/2023
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for hematologists and oncologists, pediatricians, and others involved in the care of patients with rare hematologic disorders.

The goal of this activity is to improve clinicians’ ability to accurately diagnose and provide personalized care for patients who present with clinical symptoms suggestive of rare hematologic disorders.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Recent clinical trial data evaluating treatments for rare hematologic disorders
    • Establishment of a diagnosis for patients with rare hematologic disorders
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Personalizing therapy selection for patients with rare hematologic disorders
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Improve care for patients with rare hematologic disorders


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  • Drew Provan, MD, FRCP, FRCPath

    Barts and The London School of Medicine
    Barts Health NHS Trust
    London, United Kingdom


    Advisor or consultant for: Argenx; UCB
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Amgen; Novartis; Sobi
    Stocks, stock options, or bonds from: GlaxoSmithKline

  • ​Morag Griffin, MBChB, FRCPath

    Department of Haematology 
    St James’s University Hospital 
    Leeds, United Kingdom 


    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Alexion Pharmaceuticals; SOBI  

  • Alexander Röth, MD

    Department of Haematology 
    and Stem Cell Transplantation 
    Essen University Hospital 
    Universidad de Duisburg-Essen 
    Essen, Germany 


    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Alexion; Apellis; Argenx; Bioverativ; Biocryst; Novartis; Roche; Sanofi; Sobi 
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Alexion; Novartis; Roche; Sanofi; Sobi 
    Received grants for clinical research from: Roche 


  • Victoria Phoenix, BS

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Victoria Phoenix, BS, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

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  • Robert Morris, PharmD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


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Aware of the Rare -- The New Dawn! Updates in Diagnosing and Managing Rare Hematologic Disorders

Authors: Drew Provan, MD, FRCP, FRCPath; Morag Griffin, MBChB, FRCPath; Alexander Röth, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME Released: 2/9/2022

Valid for credit through: 2/9/2023


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