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Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and
Current Treatment Options

Brooklyn, NY
Saturday, October 13, 2012

Free Educational Program for Members of the Lymphoma Community
     

Date and Time
Location
Program Co-Chairs
About the Workshop
Reasons to Attend
What Past Workshop Attendees Said
Program Agenda
Additional Information
Registration Instructions
Program Partners
Program Supporters

Date and Time
Saturday, October 13, 2012
7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Location
New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 246-7000

Program Co-Chairs
Steven Horwitz, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
 
Owen O'Connor, MD, PhD
The New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
 

About the Workshop
The Lymphoma Research Foundation's Lymphoma Workshop programs provide the latest information about lymphoma, current treatment options and support issues to members of the lymphoma community across the United States. The New York Lymphoma Workshop is the premier lymphoma 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 support experts.
  • Meet other people with your same type of lymphoma during breakfast, lunch and breakout sessions.

What Past Workshop Attendees Said

  • "Thank you for making this day available to us! We learned much."
  • "I think the program was very well rounded with a terrific choice for topics to sit in on."
  • "Very informative - presented at a level I could understand."
  • "Impressed with content - very educational."
  • "Excellent program - the information shared provides not only information, but hope."
  • "This is a really, really excellent informational program that we recommend to everyone!"

Program Agenda 

Time         Topic/Session
7:30 AM    Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast

8:15 AM    Opening Remarks - Brian Tomlinson, MPA, BSW, Lymphoma Research Foundation  

8:30 AM    Profile of Hope: Elizabeth Naylor, LRF Ambassador

8:45 AM    Understanding Lymphoma Plenary Session  - (Session explanation here)

                  •   Lymphoma Overview - Owen O'Connor, MD, PhD, The New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
                  •   Diagnosis and Staging - Steven Horwitz, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
                  •   Clinical Trials - Jeremy Abramson, MD, MSc, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center 

10:15 AM    Question and Answer Panel

10:45 AM    Break                 

11:00 AM     Disease-Specific Breakout Sessions (Select One) - (Session explanation here)

                     •   Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma - Koen van Besien, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, The New York Presbyterian Hospital
                     •   Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) - Nicole Lamanna, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
                     •   Cutaneous Lymphoma - Alison Moskowitz, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Steven Horwitz, MD, 
                           Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
                     •   Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma - Jeremy Abramson, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
                     •   Hodgkin Lymphoma - David Straus, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
                     •   Mantle Cell Lymphoma - Samir Parekh, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Owen 
                           O’Connor, MD, PhD, The New York Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia University Medical Center
                     •   Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma (PTCL) - Jia Ruan, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, The New York Presbyterian Hospital
                     •   Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia - Richard Furman, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, The New York Presbyterian Hospital

12:30 PM    Networking Lunch

1:30 PM      Novel Therapies and Clinical Trials Concurrent Forums  (Select One) - (Session explanation here)

                     Aggressive Lymphomas (Mantle Cell, Diffuse Large B-Cell) – Jennifer Amengual, MD, Columbia University Medical Center
                     
Hodgkin Lymphoma – Alison Moskowitz, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
                     
Indolent Lymphomas (Follicular, Marginal Zone, Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia) – Joshua Brody, MD, The Mount Sinai Hospital
                     
T-Cell Lymphomas (CTCL, PTCL, ALCL) – Changchun George Deng, MD, PhD, The New York Presbyterian HospitalColumbia University 
                           Medical Center
and Owen O’Connor MD, PhD, The New York Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia University Medical Center
                     
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL, SLL) – Richard Furman, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, The New York Presbyterian Hospital

2:30 PM      Afternoon Break

2:45 PM   
  Breakout Sessions: Living with Lymphoma   (Select One) - (Session explanation here)

                  Lymphoma Survivorship - Matthew Matasar, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
                  
Managing Side Effects - Ellen Neylon, FNP, MSN, RN, OCN, The Center for Lymphoid Malignancies, New York Presbyterian Hospital
                  
Nutritional Considerations - Alexandra Rothwell, RD, CSO, CDN, Ruttenberg Cancer Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center
                  • Stress Management - Richard Dickens, LCSW, CancerCare
                  
Transplant Options - Andreas Klein, MD, Tufts University

3:30 PM    Program Concludes


Additional Information
This program is free for members of the lymphoma community; however, pre-registration is required.

+ Meals: Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for all registered attendees.
+ Parking: Parking is available in garage located under the hotel. The cost is $26 for cars and $28 for SUVs.
+ Guest Rooms: Please contact New York Mariott at the Brooklyn Bridge at (718) 246-7000 if you want to reserve a guest room at the hotel. Please note: LRF does not have a block of discounted sleeping rooms for this program. 

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

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

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


 



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

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