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North American Educational Forum on Lymphoma
October 20 – 22, 2017 – New York, NY

LOCATION

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201

See New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge here.


 

Registration Open!

The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is pleased to announce the chairs, venue and agenda for the 2017 North American Educational Forum on Lymphoma.

The North American Educational Forum on Lymphoma is the most comprehensive lymphoma-specific educational conference in North America! This 2-½ day annual program provides critical information on treatment options, patient support issues, clinical trials and the latest advances in lymphoma research to people with lymphoma and their loved ones. This year, the Forum will be held in Brooklyn, New York. See current agenda below. To register to attend the Educational Forum, click here.

Program Chairs

Program Agenda

Friday, October 20, 2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Sunday, October 22, 2017


Hotel Accommodations Information

 

A discounted room rate of $269 plus applicable state and local taxes along with occupancy tax is available for the conference. This rate is available for Deluxe Rooms booked on or before Friday, September 8, 2017 or until the block is sold out. This room block will sell out quickly so please make your reservation as soon as possible. Please request the group rate for the 2017 North American Educational Forum on Lymphoma if you call the hotel to reserve your room before September 8.

Reserve Your Room Today
Phone: 1-877-513-6305
Online: https://aws.passkey.com/e/16388909
The web link above directs you to LRF's online portal with the Marriott.


Friday, October 20, 2017

2:00 – 8:00 PM Registration Desk Hours

3:00 – 4:30 PM Basic Biology 101 and Common Lymphoma Terms (Registration Required)
Catherine M. Diefenbach, MD, NYU Langone Medical Center 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 21, 2017

7:00 AM – 5:00 PMRegistration Desk Hours

7:00 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

8:00 AM Opening Remarks and LRF Overview

8:15 AM Welcome from SAB Chair

Understanding Lymphomas: Current Perspectives

8:30 AM Lymphoma Overview
Andrew M. Evens, DO, MSc, Tufts Cancer Center, Tufts Medical Center bio

9:00 AM Making a Lymphoma Diagnosis – Now and Future State
Eric Hsi, MD, Cleveland Clinic

9:30 AM Treatment Options
Eduardo M. Sotomayor, MD, GW Cancer Center, George Washington University

9:45 AM Clinical Trials
Kara Kelly, MD, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

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
Neil E. Kay, MD, Mayo Clinic bio

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
Barbara Pro, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine bio

Diffuse Large B-Cell and Other Aggressive B-Cell Lymphoma
Kieron Dunleavy, MD, George Washington University, GW Cancer Center

Follicular Lymphoma: Previously Treated and Untreated
Bruce D. Cheson, MD, FACP, FAAAS, Georgetown University Hospital

Hodgkin Lymphoma
Nancy L. Bartlett, MD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis bio

Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Brad S. Kahl, MD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis bio

Marginal Zone Lymphomas
Peter Martin, MD, New York Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center bio

Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma (PTCL)
Owen O'Connor, MD, PhD, Columbia University Medical Center bio

Waldenström Macroglobulinemia
M. Lia Palomba, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center bio

12:30 PM Networking Lunch

1:15 PM Lunch Program: Immune Oncology
Bruce Cheson, MD, FACP, FAAAS, Georgetown University Hospital
Steven J. Schuster, MD, Abramson Cancer Center, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine

2:00 PM Questions & Answers

2:30 PM Lymphoma Symposia (Select one)

Adolescents and Young Adults Symposium
Kara Kelly, MD, Roswell Park Cancer Institute bio
Ann S. LaCasce, MD, MMSc, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute bio

Maintenance Therapy Symposium
Leo I. Gordon, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine bio
Thomas M. Habermann, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN bio

Transplant Symposium
Christopher R. Flowers, MD, MS, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University bio
Andreas K. Klein, MD, Tufts Medical Center bio

Understanding Clinical Trials Symposium
Andrew M. Evens, DO, MSc, Tufts Cancer Center, Tufts Medical Center
Mitchell R. Smith, MD, PhD, GW Cancer Center, George Washington University 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.

Cancer and Employment
Joanna Morales, Esq., Triage Cancer

Exercise During Cancer Treatment
Jessica Scott, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center bio

Lymphoma Survivorship
Susan K. Parsons, MD, MRP, Tufts Medical Center bio

Managing Treatment Side Effects
Kathleen Maignan, NP, New York Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Stress and Relaxation
Richard Dickens, MS, LCSW-R, CancerCare bio


5:00 PM Saturday Educational Sessions Conclude

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Sunday, October 30, 2017

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

8:00 AM Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

9:00 AM Opening Remarks and Story of Hope Introduction

9:15 AM Survivor Profile: A Story of Hope

9:30 AM LRF Research Panel – Program and speakers TBA

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.

Aggressive T-Cell Lymphoma
Francine M. Foss, MD, Yale Cancer Center bio

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL)
Javier Pinilla-Ibarz, MD, PhD, Moffitt Cancer Center bio

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
Pierluigi Porcu, MD, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center / Jefferson University Health bio

Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma and Other Aggressive B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas
Jeremy S. Abramson, MD, MMSc, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center bio

Follicular Lymphoma and Other Indolent Lymphomas
Andrew D. Zelenetz, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center bio

Hodgkin Lymphoma
David J. Straus, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center bio

Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Mitchell R. Smith, MD, PhD, GW Cancer Center, George Washington University bio

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Kieron Dunleavy, MD, George Washington University, GW Cancer Center

Waldenström Macroglobulinemia
Jorge J. Castillo, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute bio

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.

Cancer and Employment
Joanna Morales, Esq., Triage Cancer

Lymphoma Survivorship
Jennifer M. Levine, MD, MSW, Columbia University Medical College bio

Managing Treatment Side Effects
Ann McNeill, RN, MSN, APN, John Theurer Cancer Center

Nutrition
Holly Mills, MS, RD, CDN, John Theurer Cancer Center


3:00 PM 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.



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