Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and Current Treatment Options

Saturday, April 13, 2019
7:30 AM – 3:15 PM

Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Convention Center  (click here for directions)
2450 Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339

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

Program Chair

Christopher Flowers, MD, MS
Director, Emory Lymphoma Program
Winship Cancer Institute of
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

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.

TimeTopicSpeaker
7:30 AM Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:15 AMWelcome and LRF Overview
8:30 AMProfile of Hope: Survivor Story
8:45 AMUnderstanding Lymphoma Plenary Session
Lymphoma OverviewChristopher Flowers, MD, MS, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Clinical Trials and Treatment OptionsMatthew McKinney, MD, Duke Cancer Institute
Immunotherapy Jonathon Cohen, MD, MS, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
10:15 AMQuestion and Answer PanelFaculty: Christopher Flowers, MD, MS
10:45 AMMorning Break
11:00 AMDisease-Specific Breakout Sessions (Biology and Treatment Options)
Aggressive B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (DLBCL/Burkitt's Lymphoma)Matthew McKinney, MD, Duke Cancer Institute
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) / Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (SLL)Inhye Ahn, MD, National Institutes of Health
Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma / Other Indolent LymphomasChristopher Flowers, MD, MS, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Hodgkin LymphomaPamela B. Allen, MD, MSc, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Mantle Cell LymphomaJonathon Cohen, MD, MS, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and
Alexandra Palmer, BSN, MSN, FNP-BC, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Marginal Zone Lymphoma Jean Koff, MD, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
T-Cell Lymphomas (CTCL and PTCL) Mary Jo Lechowicz, MD, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and
Danielle Roberts, MS, MMSc, PA-C, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Waldenström MacroglobulinemiaJonathan Kaufman, MD, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
12:15 PMNetworking Lunch Break
12:45 PMLunch and Learn Session: Lymphoma SurvivorshipAndrew Ip, MD, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
2:00 PMAfternoon Break
2:15 PMLiving with Lymphoma Breakout Sessions (Select one)
Caregiver's Networking Session Speaker TBA
How to Work with your Healthcare TeamJonathon Cohen, MD, MS, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and
Alexandra Palmer, BSN, MSN, FNP-BC, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
NutritionStephanie Boyea, MS, RD, CSO, LD, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
TransplantationAmelia Langston, MD, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
3:15 PMWorkshop 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 Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Convention Center at (770) 953-4500 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 helpline@lymphoma.org or (800) 500-9976.

Other Ways to Register
Phone: (800) 500-9976
E-mail: mspellman@lymphoma.org

Program Supporters

This activity is supported by educational grants from:

National Presenting Supporter

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National Platinum Supporter

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National Silver Supporter

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