Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL): What it is, when to treat, and what’s ahead

Join Dr. Sue Robinson, a hematologist at the QEII Health Centre, for a discussion about CLL.

Dr. Robinson will explain: 

  • How CLL is diagnosed 
  • Who will require treatment 
  • Why active surveillance is often the first step 
  • Current treatments and what’s ahead 

Virtual Event

Virtual Event


16:00 - 16:50
What is CLL, when to treat, and what’s ahead
16:50 - 17:00


Dr. Robinson
Dr. Sue Robinson
Dr. Robinson is a Hematologist at the QEII Health Sciences Centre. She is a Professor at Dalhousie University and teaches at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. She has been Program Director for the Hematology Residency Program and Hematology Unit Head for undergraduate medicine. She is involved in research, being the local Principal Investigator for studies in CLL and has served on a number of national CLL advisory boards. She has a large hematology practice specializing in CLL. She was Secretary/Treasurer for the Canadian Hematology Society, and was a member of the Royal College Hematology Subspecialty Nucleus Subcommittee.