The Danish Acute Leukemia group (ALG) 3rdannually MDS subgroup meeting
January 18th,2016– Roskilde Hospital, Auditorium, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark
9.30 Coffee and bread
10.00Words of welcome, Consultant Klas Raaschou-Jensen (Roskilde) Incl. date for next meeting, short notes
10.15 Running projects in the Danish MDSsubgroup including biobanking, Prof. Kirsten Grønbæk (Copenhagen) and Consultant Klas Raaschou-Jensen (Roskilde)
11.30Lecture on management of transfusion dependent low risk MDS patient incl. recent ASH update on the Luspatercept study –Prof. Uwe Platzbecker (Dresden)
13.15 Short lecture on the use of Transient elastografi and the monitorering of MDS patients treated with Iron Chelating agents –Registrar Dr. Malene Risum (Copenhagen/Roskilde)
13.35 Short lecture on the use of Next generation sequencing in patients not fulfilling the criteria for the diagnosis of MDS – Registrar Dr. Jacob Werner Hansen (Copenhagen) - “not confirmed”
14.15 Allogeneic stem cell transplantation in MDS in Denmark – Consultant Lone Friis (Copenhagen)
14.30 Lecture on management of MDS by allogeneic stem cell transplantation, who should we transplant and who should we not transplant –Prof. Uwe Platzbecker (Dresden)
15.30 Closing of the meeting, Consultant Klas Raaschou-Jensen (Roskilde)
Please register no later than 1stdec 2015 for the meeting at hematology.dk
Meeting organized by consultant haematologist Klas Raaschou-Jensen for the Danish Acute Leukemia group.
Meeting are expected to be sponsored by an unrestricted grant from Novartis and Celgene.