Pittsburgh, PA, October 27, 2012

Cutaneous Lymphoma Patient Educational Forum - Pittsburgh, PA, October 27, 2012 Cutaneous Lymphoma Patient Educational Forum - Pittsburgh, PA, October 27, 2012

Cutaneous Lymphoma Patient Educational Forum

15th Annual Brian V. Jegasothy Support Group for CTCL, in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Date and Time

Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 8:30am - 1:30pm

Location

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
UPMC Biomedical Science Tower - South 120 - 200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

About This Forum

This free educational program is offered to help patients, caregivers and others affected by cutaneous lymphoma receive accurate information about cutaneous lymphoma, learn about current treatment options, connect with other people who share similar experiences, and obtain information about resources and support available.

Reasons to Attend

  • Learn about your specific type of cutaneous lymphoma, treatment options and clinical trials
  • Hear a variety of presentations and have your questions answered by our expert speaking faculty and patient support speakers
  • Meet other people who can help you live a better life with cutaneous lymphoma

Event Agenda

8:30 am     Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am     Welcome
                   Sue McCann, MSN, RN, DNC
                   Coordinator, Photopheresis and CTCL Research
                   University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

9:05 am     Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation Update 
                   Kira Mann, Director of Development     

9:25 am     Overview of CTCL and Treatment Options
                   Lisa Grandinetti, MD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology
                   University of Pittsburgh

9:45 am     Common Symptoms of CTCL and What to Do About Them!
                   Larisa Geskin, MD, Associate Professor of Dermatology
                   University of Pittsburgh

10:10 am    Break

10:25 am    Research Update at UPMC: Clinical Trials and Bench Research
                   Sara Story, MD, Cutaneous Oncology Research Fellow
                   Brittany O’Neil, MS III

10:50 am    Patient Discussion Panel  (speakers TBD)

11:30 am    Q & A Panel
                   All Presenters

11:45 am    Lunch

12:30 pm    Patient and Caregiver Support Group Session Breakouts
                    Facilitators: Elizabeth Gittrich, RN: Caregiver Group Room S123
                                          Kira Mann, CLF: Patient Group Room S120 

1:30 pm      Event Ends

 

To download a copy of this agenda, click here.

Event Supporters

 The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation thanks the generous supporters of this educational forum:

Celgene
Therakos Photopheresis
Ceptaris
Eisai
Merck Oncology