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Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and Current Treatment Options

Boston, Massachusetts
Saturday, April 28, 2018

Free Educational Program for Members of the Lymphoma Community

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About the Workshop
Reasons to Attend
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Date and Time
Saturday, April 28, 2018
7:30 AM – 3:00 PM


Boston Marriott Copley Place
110 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
Directions: bostonmarriottcopleyplace

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 New England 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 Breakfast

8:15 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:30 AM Profile of Hope Speaker

8:45 AMUnderstanding Lymphoma Plenary Session (Session explanation here)
Lymphoma Overview – Jeremy Abramson, MD, MMSc, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Current Therapies – Ann LaCasce, MD, MMSc, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Clinical Trials – Robin Joyce, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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 – Adam Olszewski, MD, Lifespan Cancer Institute at Rhode Island Hospital
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) / Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (SLL) – Matthew Davids, MD, MMSc, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute bio
Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma/Other Indolent Lymphomas – Jon E. Arnason, MD, MMSc, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center bio
Hodgkin Lymphoma – Matthew J. Weinstock, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center bio
Mantle Cell Lymphoma – Elizabeth Bengtson, MD, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
T-Cell Lymphomas (CTCL, PTCL, ALCL) – J. Mark Sloan, MD, Boston Medical Center
Waldenström Macroglobulinemia – Jorge Castillo, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

12:15 PM Networking Lunch

12:45 PMLunch and Learn Session: Immunotherapy

Caron Jacobson, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute bio
and Jeffrey Barnes, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center bio

1:45 PMAfternoon Break

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

Lymphoma Survivorship Julie E. Vanderklish, NP, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Managing Treatment Side Effects Brianne McGree, NP, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
– Marybeth Rouns, RD, LDN, CNSC, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical 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 Boston Marriott Copley Place at 1-617-236-5800 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

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Program Supporters

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

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