2019 North American Educational Forum on Lymphoma

October 18-20, 2019
Westin Chicago River North
Chicago, IL


3:00 PM - 8:00 PMRegistration Desk Hours
4:00 PM - 5:30 PMLymphoma 101 for Newly Diagnosed Patients/CaregiversNeha Meta-Shah, MD, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis
4:00 PM - 5:30 PMLymphoma 202: Life Beyond the Five-Year MarkCarrie Thompson, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
6:00 PM - 8:00 PMWelcome Reception

7:30 AM - 4:30 PMRegistration Desk Hours
7:30 AM - 8:15 AMContinental Breakfast
8:15 AMLRF Overview and Opening Remarks
8:45 AM - 11:00 AMPlenary Session including Q & A
Lymphoma OverviewSonali Smith, MD, The University of Chicago
What Causes Lymphoma?Brian Link, MD, University of Iowa
Treatment OptionsBrad Kahl, MD, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis
Clinical TrialsJane Winter, MD, Northwestern University / Feinberg School of Medicine
Question and Answer Panel
11:00 AMMorning Networking Break
11:30 AM - 1:00 PMDisease-Specific Biology and Treatment Options
Aggressive T-Cell Lymphomas (AITL, ALCL, PTCL )Barbara Pro, MD, Northwestern University / Feinberg School of Medicine
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL)Brian T. Hill, MD, Cleveland Clinic
Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL)Vincent Liu, MD, University of Iowa
Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)Peter Riedell, MD, The University of Chicago
Follicular Lymphoma: Previously Treated and Untreated DiseaseLoretta Nastoupil, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Hodgkin LymphomaAndrew Evens, DO, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL)Kami Maddocks, MD, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Marginal Zone Lymphoma (MZL)Manali Kamdar, MD, University of Colorado
Waldenström MacroglobulinemiaJorge Castillo, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMNetworking Lunch
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMLunch Program - Herbal Remedies, Supplements and CBD: Are they Safe? Do They Work?Trevor Christ, PharmD, BCOP, The University of Chicago Medical Center
3:00 PM - 3:30 PMAfternoon Networking Break
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMLiving with Lymphoma Breakout Sessions
Caregivers Networking / Support GroupFacilitator - Thomas Habermann, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
Fatigue and ExercisePriyanka Pophali, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Navigating Health InsuranceMonica Bryant, Esq., Triage Cancer
Newly Diagnosed/Support Group
4:30 PMSaturday Sessions Conclude

8:00 AM - 2:00 PMRegistration Desk Hours
8:00 AM - 9:30 AMContinental Breakfast
8:00 AMResearch Panel Breakfast (select option on registration)
9:00 AMOpening Remarks and Story of Hope Introduction
9:30 AM - 11:15 AMImmunotherapy Plenary SessionElizabeth Budde, MD, City of Hope and Justin Klein, MD, The University of Chicago
10:45 AMMorning Break
11:15 AM - 12:30 PMBreakout Sessions
Adolescent and Young AdultTara Henderson, MD, MPH, The University of Chicago
Imaging and Scans: Why Do I Need It?Matthew Lunning, DO, University of Nebraska
Precision OncologyDeborah Stephens, DO, University of Utah Health
Oral AgentsJonathon B. Cohen, MD, MS, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Transplantation and Cell Therapy in LymphomasMehdi Hamadani, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
12:30 PMNetworking Lunch
1:15 PM - 2:30 PMNutrition: Food as MedicineHannah Manella, MS, RD, ACSM-CEP, CET, Rush University Cancer Center
2:30 PMEducational Forum Concludes