Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and Current Treatment Options

Saturday, March 2, 2019
7:30 AM – 3:15 PM

The Scottsdale Plaza Resort  (click here for directions)
7200 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85253

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 Arizona Lymphoma Workshop is the premier patient education and networking forum in the region.

Program Chair

Daniel Persky, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
The University of Arizona Cancer Center

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.

7:30 AMRegistration and Networking Breakfast
8:15 AMWelcome and LRF Overview
8:30 AMProfile of Hope: Survivor Story
8:45 AMUnderstanding Lymphoma Plenary Session
Lymphoma OverviewDaniel Persky, MD, The University of Arizona Cancer Center
ImmunotherapyManali Kamdar, MD, University of Colorado
Clinical TrialsAlexey Danilov, MD, PhD, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU)
10:15 AMQuestion and Answer PanelFaculty: Daniel Persky, MD, Manali Kamdar, MD, Alexey Danilov, MD, PhD
10:45 AMMorning Break
11:15 AMDisease-Specific Breakout Sessions (Biology and Treatment Options)
Aggressive B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (DLBCL/Burkitt's Lymphoma)Manali Kamdar, MD, University of Colorado
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) / Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (SLL)Alexey Danilov, MD, PhD, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU)
Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma / Other Indolent LymphomasDaniel Persky, MD, The University of Arizona Cancer Center
Hodgkin LymphomaAllison Rosenthal, MD, Mayo Clinic
Mantle Cell LymphomaAbhijeet Kumar, MD, The University of Arizona Cancer Center
T-Cell Lymphomas (CTCL and PTCL) Bradley Haverkos, MD, University of Colorado
Waldenström MacroglobulinemiaJose Leis, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic
12:15 PMNetworking Lunch Break
1:00 PMLunch Session: Precision OncologyRaju Pillai, MD, City of Hope
2:00 PMBreak
2:15 PMLiving with Lymphoma Breakout Sessions (Select one)
Lymphoma SurvivorshipAllison Rosenthal, DO, Mayo Clinic and Melody Griffith, MSW, LMSW, Mayo Clinic
Managing Treatment Side EffectsChristian Needham, RN, The University of Arizona Cancer Center
NutritionMichelle Bratton, RD, CSO, The University of Arizona Cancer Center
TransplantationKeri Maher, DO, The University of Arizona Cancer Center
3:15 PMWorkshop Concludes

Additional Information

This program is free for people affected with lymphoma and their loved ones; however, pre- registration is required.

: Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for all registered attendees.

For additional information, please contact a member of our Lymphoma Helpline staff at or (800) 500-9976.

Other Ways to Register
Phone: (800) 500-9976

Program Supporters

This activity is supported by educational grants from:

National Presenting Supporter


National Platinum Supporter


National Silver Supporter

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National Bronze Supporters


Program Partners