Treating Adolescents and Young Adults with Blood Cancer


Leidy L. Isenalumhe MD, MS

Assistant Member, Malignant Hematology
Director of Clinical Operations, Malignant Hematology
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Tampa, Florida

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe common adolescent and young adult (AYA) blood cancers
  • Identify signs and symptoms of AYA blood cancer and diagnostic tests
  • Explain treatments, including the role of clinical trials
  • Discuss management of short- and long-term effects, including fertility challenges
  • Address unique considerations for AYA’s (e.g., sexuality and intimacy, finances and health insurance)
  • Discuss strategies to enhance provider communication with AYA’s to help them navigate challenges


This webcast is approved for 1.0 Prescribed CME credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Please complete the enduring evaluation for enduring Credit: 

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Thursday, May 13, 2021, from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET

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