Pittsburgh, PA, April 26, 2014

Cutaneous Lymphoma Patient Educational Forum - Pittsburgh, PA, April 26, 2014 Cutaneous Lymphoma Patient Educational Forum - Pittsburgh, PA, April 26, 2014

16th Brian V. Jegasothy Support Group for CTCL, in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Date and Time

Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 8:30am - 2:30pm

Location

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
200 Lothrop St UPMC Biomedical Science Tower - South 120
Pittsburgh, PA 15209
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

Agenda

8:30 am    Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am    Welcome
Sue McCann, MSN, RN, DNC, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Lisa Grandinetti, MD, University of Pittsbugh Medical Center

9:05 am    Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation Update
Susan Thornton, CEO  

9:30 am    Overview of CTCL and Treatment Options
Lisa Grandinetti, MD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Dermatology Residency Program Director, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

10:00 am    Practical Skin Care for the CTCL Patient
Oleg Akilov, MD, PhD, Department of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh 

10:20 am    Clinical Trials Update
Sue McCann, MSN, RN, DNC, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

10:30 am    Break

10:45 am    Research Update - Biomarkers & New Testing for CTCL
Christiane Querfeld, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

11:15 am    Bench to Bedside Research Update
Einat Rabinovich, MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Jennifer Villasenor-Park, MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

11:35 am    Q & A Panel - All Clinicians

11:50 pm    Lunch

12:50 pm    Patient Discussion Panel  

1:20 pm    Nutrition/Complimentary Modalities
Joyce Diacopoulos, RD, CSO, LDN, Hillman Cancer Center

1:50 pm    Patient and Caregiver Support Group Session Breakouts

2:30 pm    Conclusion

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Registration

Three easy ways to register:

Online: Click here

By Phone: 248.644.9014, ext. 1

By Email: debra@clfoundation.org

Event Supporters

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

Actelion
Celgene
Medicis
Therakos Photopheresis
Seattle Genetics
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals