Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and Current Treatment Options

Saturday, November 9, 2019
7:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Westdrift Manhattan Beach  (click here for directions)
1400 Parkview Avenue
Manhattan Beach, California 90266

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

Program Chairs

Alex Herrera, MD
City of Hope
Duarte, CA

Lauren Pinter-Brown, MD, FACP
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA

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, Exhibits and Breakfast
8:15 AMLRF Overview and Profile of Hope Speaker
8:45 AMUnderstanding Lymphoma Plenary Session
Lymphoma OverviewLauren Pinter-Brown, MD, FACP, UC Irvine
Treatment OptionsElizabeth Brem, MD, UC Irvine
ImmunotherapyAlex Herrera, MD, City of Hope
10:15 AMQuestion and Answer Panel
Speaking Faculty: Lauren Pinter-Brown, MD, Elizabeth Brem, MD and Alex Herrera, MD
10:45 AMMorning Break
11:15 AMDisease-Specific Breakout Sessions (Biology and Treatment Options)
Aggressive B-Cell Non-Hodgkin LymphomaLauren Pinter-Brown, MD, UC Irvine
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) / Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (SLL)Tanya Siddiqi, MD, City of Hope
Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas and Marginal Zone LymphomaAnn Mohrbacher, MD, University of Southern California
Hodgkin LymphomaAlex Herrera, MD, City of Hope
Mantle Cell Lymphoma Speaker TBA
T-Cell Lymphoma (including Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma)Jasmine Zain, MD, City of Hope
Waldenström Macroglobulinemia Herbert Eradat, MD, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
12:30 PM Networking Lunch Break
1:30 PMLiving with Lymphoma Breakout Sessions
Lymphoma Survivorship Eden Brauer, PhD, RN, MSN, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Integrative Health and Complimentary Treatments Arvin Jenab, ND, UC Irvine
Navigating Health Insurance Joanna Morales, Esq., Triage Cancer
2:30 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 note: LRF does not have a block of discounted hotel rooms for this program.

Please contact the Westdrift Manhattan Beach at (310) 546-7511 if you want to reserve a guest room at the hotel.

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