Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and Current Treatment Options

Saturday, May 11, 2019
7:30 AM – 3:15 PM

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge  (click here for directions)
333 Adams Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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

Program Co-Chairs

Anthony Mato, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Cancer Center
New York, NY

Sarah Rutherford, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY

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 AM Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:15 AMOpening Remarks
8:45 AMUnderstanding Lymphoma Plenary Session
Lymphoma OverviewSarah Rutherford, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian
Current Therapies and Treatment OptionsBarbara Pro, MD, Northwestern University
Clinical Trials Anthony Mato, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
10:15 AMQuestion and Answer PanelFaculty: Sarah Rutherford, MD, Barbara Pro, MD and Anthony Mato, MD
10:45 AMMorning Break
11:00 AMDisease-Specific Breakout Sessions (Biology and Treatment Options)
Aggressive B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (DLBCL/Burkitt's Lymphoma)Jennifer Amengual, MD, Columbia University Medical Center
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) / Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (SLL)Anthony Mato, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and
Lindsey Roeker, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma / Other Indolent LymphomasCatherine Diefenbach, MD, NYU Langone Medical Center
Hodgkin LymphomaSarah Rutherford, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian
Mantle Cell LymphomaJia Ruan, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine
Marginal Zone Lymphoma Joanna Rhodes, MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
T-Cell Lymphomas (CTCL and PTCL) Barbara Pro, MD, Northwestern University
Waldenström MacroglobulinemiaJoshua Richter, MD, Mount Sinai
12:15 PMNetworking Lunch Break
12:45 PMLunch and Learn Session: ImmunotherapyElise Chong, MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
and the Bruce D. Cheson, MD Postdoctoral Fellow
2:00 PMAfternoon Break
2:15 PMLiving with Lymphoma Breakout Sessions (Select one)
Lymphoma SurvivorshipJennifer Levine, MD, MSW, Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian
Managing Treatment Side EffectsKaitlin Kennard, BSN, RN, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
NutritionHolly Mills, MS, RD, CSO, John Theurer Cancer Center of Hackensack University Medical Center
Physical Exercise During Cancer TreatmentJessica Scott, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering 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.

Guest Rooms: Please contact the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge at (718) 246-7000 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.

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