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Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and Current Treatment Options

Scottsdale, Arizona
Saturday, February 24, 2018

Free Educational Program for Members of the Lymphoma Community

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

Program Chair
Daniel Persky, MD bio
The University of Arizona Cancer Center

Date and Time
Saturday, February 24, 2018
7:30 AM – 3:00 PM

New Location
The Scottsdale Plaza Resort

7200 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85253
Directions: thescottsdaleplaza

Daniel Persky, MD
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 Arizona 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


7:30 AM Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:15 AM Welcome and LRF Overview

8:30 AM Profile of Hope Speaker

8:45 AMUnderstanding Lymphoma Plenary Session (Session explanation here)
Lymphoma Overview – Daniel Persky, MD, University of Arizona Cancer Center
Clinical Trials – TBA
Immunotherapy – Jeremy Abramson, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital

10:15 AMQuestion and Answer Panel

10:45 AMMorning Break

11:00 AM Disease- Specific Breakout Sessions (Biology, Current Therapies and Novel Treatment Options) (Select One)
(Session explanation here)
Aggressive B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Jeremy Abramson, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center bio
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) / Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (SLL)
Abhijeet Kumar, MD, University of Arizona Cancer Center bio
Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Other Indolent Lymphomas
Javier Munoz, MD, Banner Health MD Anderson Cancer Center bio
Hodgkin Lymphoma
Allison Rosenthal, DO, Mayo Clinic bio
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Manali Kamdar, MD, University of Colorado bio
T-Cell Lymphomas, including Cutaneous Lymphomas
Waldenström Macroglobulinemia
Craig Reeder, MD, Mayo Clinic bio

12:15 PM Lunch

12:45 PMLunch Session: Precision Oncology

1:45 PMAfternoon Break

2:00 PMLiving with Lymphoma Breakout Sessions (Select One) (Session explanation here)

Laugh, Stretch and De-Stress
Managing Treatment Side Effects – Nikki Barkett, RN, BSN, OCN, University of Arizona Cancer Center
Nutrition – Michelle Bratton, RD, University of Arizona Cancer Center

3:00 PM Workshop 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 Scottsdale Plaza Resort at (800)-306-0059 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.

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


Three Easy Ways to Register
Online: Register here
Phone: (800) 500-9976

Presenting Organization

Program Partners

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


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


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