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North American Educational Forum on Lymphoma
October 28-30, 2016  -  Chicago, Illinois

Program Agenda

Friday, October 28, 2016
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Sunday, October 30, 2016

To register to attend the Educational Forum, click here.

 


Friday, October 28, 2016

2:00 – 8:00 PM Registration Desk Hours

3:00 – 4:30 PM Basic Biology 101 and Common Lymphoma Terms (Registration Required)

– Ken Cohen, MD, The University of Chicago Medicine bio

4:00 – 4:30 PM Question and Answer

6:00 – 8:00 PM Welcome Reception (Registration Required)

The Welcome Reception is open to all registered conference attendees.

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Saturday, October 29, 2016

7:00 AM – 5:00 PMRegistration Desk Hours

7:00 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

8:00 AM Opening Remarks – Meghan Gutierrez, LRF Chief Executive Officer

8:15 AM Welcome from SAB Chair – Leo I. Gordon, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

8:30 AM – Lymphoma Overview – Thomas M. Habermann, MD, Mayo Clinic
8:55 AM – Making a Lymphoma Diagnosis – Sonali M. Smith, MD, The University of Chicago
9:20 AM – Treatment Options – John P. Leonard, MD, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
9:45 AM – Clinical Trials – Jane Winter, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

10:10 AM Question and Answer Panel – Faculty

10:45 AM Morning Networking Break

11:15 AM Breakout Sessions: Disease- Specific Biology and Treatment Options (Select One)

Note: This series of disease-specific breakout sessions will focus on the specific biology and treatment options for the various subtypes of lymphoma; the second series of disease-specific breakout sessions on Sunday will focus on new therapies and clinical trials.

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma – Bruce Cheson, MD, FACP, Georgetown University Hospital
  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma – Barbara Pro, MD, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine bio
  • Diffuse Large B-Cell and Other Aggressive B-Cell Lymphoma – Thomas M. Habermann, MD, Mayo Clinic
  • Follicular Lymphoma: Previously Treated and Untreated – TBA
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma – Andrew M. Evens, DO, MSc, Tufts University School of Medicine bio
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma – Brad Kahl, MD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis bio
  • Marginal Zone Lymphomas – Leo I. Gordon, MD, FACP, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • T-Cell Lymphoma Overview (AITL, ALCL, PTCL) – Steven Ansell, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic bio
  • Waldenström Macroglobulinemia – Steve Treon, MD, PhD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute bio

12:30 PM Networking Lunch

1:00 PM Lunch Program: "Food as Medicine" – Geeta Maker-Clark, MD, NorthShore University Health System

1:30 PM Questions & Answers

2:00 PM Lymphoma Symposia (Select one)

  • Clinical Trials Symposium – John Leonard, MD, New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center bio
    – Nathan Fowler, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center bio
  • Imaging – Andy Evens, DO, MSc, Tufts University School of Medicine bio
    – Carrie Thompson, MD, Mayo Clinic bio
  • Immunotherapy Symposium – Steven Ansell, MD, Mayo Clinic
    – Bruce Cheson, MD, Georgetown University Hospital
  • Maintenance Therapy Symposium – Brad Kahl, MD, FACP, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
    – Brian Link, MD, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  • Transplant Symposium – Michael Bishop, MD, The University of Chicago Medicine bio

3:30 PM Afternoon Networking Break

4:00 PM Living With Lymphoma Breakout Sessions (Select One)

Note: Some sessions are also offered on Sunday afternoon.

  • Adolescent and Young Adults Lymphomas – Tara Henderson, MD, University of Chicago Medicine
  • Cancer and Employment – TBA
  • Lymphoma Survivorship – Carrie Thompson, MD, Mayo Clinic
  • Managing Treatment Side Effects – Jean Ridgeway, MSN, APN, NP-C, AOCN, University of Chicago Medicine
  • Stress and Relaxation – James Gerhart, PhD, Rush University Medical

5:00 PM Saturday Educational Sessions Conclude

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Sunday, October 30, 2016

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Registration Desk Hours

7:50 AM Special Topics in Lymphoma: Breakfast Sessions

Note: Registration is required; breakfast will be provided to those attending these sessions.

  • Advocacy Breakfast
  • Caregiver Networking Breakfast
  • Lymphoma Support Network Breakfast

8:00 AM Continental Breakfast and Exhibits
(Note: For attendees not participating in one of the 7:50 AM special topic sessions.)

9:00 AM Opening Remarks

9:15 AM Survivor Profile: A Story of Hope

9:30 AM LRF Research Panel – Leo I. Gordon, MD, FACP, – Moderator

Discovery and Development: The Future of Lymphoma Research & Treatment

10:45 AM Morning Break

11:15 AM Novel Therapies and Clinical Trials in Lymphoma Treatment – Breakout Sessions (Select One)

Note: This series of disease-specific breakout sessions will focus on new therapies and clinical trials.

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL) – Chadi Nabhan, MD, FACP, The University of Chicago Medicine bio
  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma – Farah Abdulla, MD, The University of Chicago Medicine bio
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma – Stephan Barta, MD, MS, MRCP, Fox Chase Cancer Center–Temple Health bio
  • Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma and Other Aggressive B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas – TBA
  • Follicular Lymphoma and Other Indolent Lymphomas – Brian Link, MD, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics bio
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma – Jane Winter, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine bio
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma – Michael E. Williams, MD, University of Virginia Health System bio
  • Aggressive T-Cell Lymphoma – Steve Horwitz, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center bio
  • Waldenström Macroglobulinemia - Part B – Steve Treon, MD, PhD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

12:30 PM Networking Lunch, Awards and Story of Hope

1:45 PM Living With Lymphoma Breakout Sessions (Select One)

Note: Some sessions are also offered on Saturday afternoon.

  • Employment: Job Re-Entry and Job Search – TBA
  • Lymphoma Survivorship – TBA
  • Managing Treatment Side Effects – Jean Ridgeway, MSN, APN, NP-C, AOCN, University of Chicago Medicine
  • Nutrition – Marisa Mozer, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, Rush University Medical Center
  • Stress and Relaxation – James Gerhart, PhD, Rush University Medical Center

3:00 PM 20th Annual North American Educational Forum on Lymphoma Concludes

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Questions: Call the Lymphoma Research Foundation at 800-500-9976

To register to attend the Educational Forum, click here.