New York, NY, February 22, 2014

Cutaneous Lymphoma Patient Educational Forum, New York, NY, February 22, 2014 Cutaneous Lymphoma Patient Educational Forum, New York, NY, February 22, 2014

Cutaneous Lymphoma Patient Educational Forum

Date and Time

Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 8:30am - 2:00pm

Location

Columbia University Medical Center - Dermatology Department
161 Fort Washington Avenue HIP 12th Floor
New York, NY 10032
United States
Phone: (212) 305-4903

The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation in collaboration with the Columbia University Medical Center held a Patient Educational Forum in New York in Feburary 2014. We were joined by Dr. Larisa Geskin who provided an overview of cutaneous lymphoma and its treatment. Dr. Christiane Querfeld, from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, updated the audience of current research and clinical trials. And providing the nurse's perspective of caring for individuals with cutaneous lymphoma was Sue McCann from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The presentation slides from the Forum are available on the right.

Agenda

8:30 am    Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am    Welcome
Larisa Geskin, MD, FAAD, Dermatology, University of Columbia Medical Center

9:15 am    Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation Update
Susan Thornton, CEO     

9:30 am    Overview of Cutaneous Lymphoma and Treatment Options
Larisa Geskin, MD, FAAD, Dermatology, Columbia University Medical Center

10:00 am    Clincical Q&A Panel
Owen O’Connor, MD, PhD, Columbia University Medical Center; Jasmine Zane, MD, Columbia University Medical Center; Larisa Geskin, MD, FAAD, Columbia University Medical Center; Christiane Querfeld, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Sue McCann, MSN, RN, DNC, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

10:45 am    Break

11:00 am    Research Update
Christiane Querfeld, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

11:30 am    Living With Cutaneous Lymphoma - A Nurses Perspective
Sue McCann, MSN, RN, DNC, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center                

12:00 pm    Lunch*
*Dietary Restrictions: Please let us know of any dietary restrictions you may have at least 10 days prior to the event so arrangements may be made for lunch.

1:00  pm    Patient Interactive Discussion

2:00 pm    Conclusion

Event Supporters

The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation thanks the generous supporters of this educational forum:
Celgene
Actelion
Valeant
Therakos Photopheresis
Seattle Genetics
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals