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Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and Current Treatment Options

Bloomington, Minnesota
Saturday, October 4, 2014

Free Educational Program for Members of the Lymphoma Community

Date and Time
Location
Program Chair
About the Workshop
Reasons to Attend
Program Agenda
Additional Information
Registration Instructions 
Program Partners
Program Supporters

 

Program Chair
Thomas M. Habermann, MD bio
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

 

Date and Time
Saturday, October 4, 2014
7:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Location
Hilton Minneapolis / St. Paul Airport - Mall of America
3800 American Boulevard East
Bloomington, MN 55425
www.hilton.com

About the Workshop
The Lymphoma Research Foundation's Lymphoma Workshop provides the latest information about lymphoma, current treatment options and support issues to members of the lymphoma community across the United States. The Minnesota Lymphoma Workshop is the premier patient education and networking forum in the region.

Reasons to Attend

 

  • Learn about your specific type of lymphoma, treatment options, clinical trials and novel concepts during the comprehensive disease-specific breakout sessions.
  • Hear a variety of presentations and have your specific questions answered from our expert speaking faculty comprised of lymphoma specialists and patient support experts.
  • Meet other people with your same type of lymphoma during breakfast, lunch and breakout sessions.
Program Agenda 

 Time Topic/Session

7:00 AM Registration,  Exhibits and Continental Breakfast

8:15 AM Opening Remarks

8:45 AMUnderstanding Lymphoma Plenary Session- (Session explanation here)
Introduction to the Minnesota Lymphoma Workshop
Thomas M. Habermann, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Lymphoma Overview
Veronika Bachanova, MD, PhD, University of Minnesota bio
Clinical Trials
Thomas Witzig, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine bio

10:15 AMQuestion and Answer Panel
Moderator: Thomas Habermann, MD, Mayo Clinic College Medicine
Panel: Thomas Habermann, MD, Mayo Clinic College Medicine and
Thomas Witzig, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

10:45 AMMorning Break

11:00 AMBreakout Sessions: Disease-Specific (Select One) - (Session explanation here)
Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Thomas M. Habermann, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
Wei Ding, MBBS, PhD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine bio
Cutaneous Lymphoma
Kimberly Bohjanen, MD, University of Minnesota bio
Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Grzegorz S. Nowakowski, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine bio
Hodgkin Lymphoma
Carrie Thompson, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine bio
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Thomas Witzig, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia
Prashant Kapoor, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine bio

12:30 PMLunch

1:30 PM An Interview with Lymphoma Patient Survivors: Inspirational and Practical Stories
Thomas Habermann, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

2:30 PMAfternoon Break
2:45 PMBreakout Sessions: Living with Lymphoma (Select One ) - (Session explanation here)

Fatigue and Exercise
Sarah A. Nguyen, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Lymphoma Survivorship or Life After Lymphoma Treatment: Heart Conditions, Other Cancers and Vaccinations
Carrie Thompson, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Transplant Options
Veronika Bachanova, MD, PhD, University of Minnesota bio

3:30 PM Program Concludes

Additional Information
This program is free for people affected with lymphoma and their loved ones; however, pre-registration is required. 
+ Meals: Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for all registered attendees.   
* Guest Rooms: Please contact the Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Hotel at (952) 854-2100 if you want to reserve a guest room at the hotel.  Please note: LRF does not have a block of discounted hotel rooms for this program.
+ Parking: Free parking at hotel.

For additional information, please contact a member of our Lymphoma Helpline staff at helpline@lymphoma.org or (800) 500-9976.

Three Easy Ways to Register
Online:  Register here
Phone:  (800) 500-9976
E-mail: mspellman@lymphoma.org


Presenting Organization

 





Program Partners

This program is sponsored by the Lymphoma Research Foundation and is presented in collaboration with:

Partner Organizations








Program Supporters:
This program is supported through unrestricted educational grants to the Lymphoma Research Foundation from:

National Presenting Supporter:
 



National Platinum Supporters
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National Gold Supporter
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TEVA Pharmaceuticals

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National Bronze Supporters: