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Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and Current Treatment Options

Scottsdale, Arizona

Saturday, February 18, 2017
7:30 AM – 2:45 PM

Register now to attend!
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Phone: (800) 500-9976

Free Educational Program for the Lymphoma Community

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

Program Chair
Daniel Persky, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
The University of Arizona Cancer Center bio

Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center
7700 East McCormick Parkway – Scottsdale, AZ 85258-3497 –

About the Workshop

The Lymphoma Research Foundation's Lymphoma Workshop provides the latest information about lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), 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 

 Time Session/Topic

7:30 AM Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:15 AM Welcome and LRF Overview

8:30 AM Profile of Hope: Survivor Story

8:45 AM Understanding Lymphoma: Plenary Session

Lymphoma Overview – Daniel Persky, MD, The University of Arizona Cancer Center – bio
Current Therapies – Morton Coleman, MD, New York Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medicine
Clinical Trials – Jeremy Abramson, MD, MMSc, Massachusetts General Hospital

10:15 AM Question and Answer Panel
Faculty: Jeremy Abramson, MD, MMSc, Massachusetts General Hospital, Morton Coleman, MD, New York Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medicine and Daniel Persky, MD, The University of Arizona Cancer Center

10:45 AM Morning Break

11:00 AMDisease-Specific Breakout Sessions (Select One)

Aggressive B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (DLBCL / Burkitt) – Craig S. Sauter, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center bio
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia / Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL) – Jose Leis, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinicbio
T-Cell Lymphomas, including Cutaneous Lymphomas – Lauren Pinter-Brown, MD, FACP, UC Irvine Healthbio
Follicular NHL and other Indolent Lymphomas – Jeremy Abramson, MD, MMSc, Massachusetts General Hospital – bio
Hodgkin Lymphoma – Allison Rosenthal, DO, Mayo Clinic bio
Mantle Cell Lymphoma – Craig Reeder, MD, Mayo Clinic – bio
Waldenström Macroglobulinemia – Javier Munoz, MD, Banner Health MD Anderson Cancer Center bio

12:30 PM Lunch Options:
(Select One)

Lunch and Learn  – Immuno Oncology – Speaker – TBA
Networking Lunch – No speaker

1:45 PMLiving with Lymphoma Breakout Sessions  (Select One)

Managing Treatment Side Effects – Nikki Barkett, RN, The University of Arizona Cancer Center
Nutrition – Maggie Tomlinson, RD, CSO, The University of Arizona Cancer Center
Laugh, Stretch and De-Stress – Emily Vance, PhD

2:45 PMWorkshop Concludes

Additional Information
This program is free for people affected with lymphoma and their loved ones; however, pre-registration is required.
+ Meals: Breakfast and lunch will be provided for all registered attendees. If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact
+ Parking: Free parking is available at the hotel.
* Guest Rooms: Please contact the hotel directly to inquire about guest room rates. 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:


Partner Organizations

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



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TEVA Pharmaceuticals

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