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Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and Current Treatment Options

Seattle, Washington
Saturday, November 11, 2017

Free Educational Program for Members of the Lymphoma Community

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

Program Chairs
John Pagel, MD, PhD, DSc
The Swedish Cancer Institute
Seattle, WA (Top picture)

Laurie Sehn, MD
British Columbia Cancer Agency
Vancouver, BC (Middle picture)

Andrei Shustov, MD

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Seattle, WA (Bottom picture)

Date and Time
Saturday, November 11, 2017
7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Sheraton Seattle
1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

John Pagel, MD

Laurie Sehn, MD

Andrei Shustov, 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 Seattle 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 Topic/Session

7:30 AM Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast

8:15 AM Opening Remarks and LRF Overview

8:30 AM Profile of Hope Speaker

8:45 AMUnderstanding Lymphoma Plenary Session
Lymphoma Overview
Laurie Sehn, MD, British Columbia Cancer Agency
Paradigms of Cancer Treatment and Drug Classification
Andrei Shustov, MD, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
What to Know About Clinical Trials
John Pagel, MD, PhD, DSc, The Swedish Cancer Institute

10:15 AMQuestion and Answer Panel
Faculty: John Pagel, MD, PhD, The Swedish Cancer Institute, Laurie Sehn, MD, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Andrei Shustov, MD, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

10:45 AMMorning Break

11:00 AMBreakout Sessions: Disease- Specific (Select One)
Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma– TBA
Laurie Sehn, MD, British Columbia Cancer Agency bio
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) / Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (SLL)
John Pagel, MD, PhD, The Swedish Cancer Institute bio
Cutaneous Lymphoma
Andrei Shustov, MD, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance bio
Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Krish Patel, MD, The Swedish Cancer Institute bio
Hodgkin Lymphoma
David Aboulafia, MD, Virginia Madison Medical Center bio
Mantle Cell Lymphoma – Speaker TBA
Waldenström Macroglobulinemia
William Bensinger, MD, The Swedish Cancer Institute bio

12:30 PM Lunch (Select One)
Networking Lunch – No speaker
Lunch and Immunotherapy – John Pagel, MD, PhD, DSc, The Swedish Cancer Institute

1:45 PMAfternoon Break

2:00 PMLiving with Lymphoma Panel Plenary Session

Managing Treatment Side Effects
Nancy Muggoch, ARNP, Swedish Cancer Institute bio
Nutrition – Speaker TBA
Stress Management
Sharon Mast, MSW, LSWAIC, Swedish Cancer Institute

3:00 PM Question and Answer Panel
Faculty: TBD

3:30 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 Sheraton Seattle at (206) 621-9000 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:


Partner Organizations

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


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