Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 7:30am - 3:30pm
Program Chairing Committee
Leo I. Gordon, MD
Abby and John Friend Professor of Cancer Research, Director, Lymphoma Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
Sonali Smith, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Director, Lymphoma Program,
The University of Chicago
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 Chicago Lymphoma Workshop is the premier patient education and networking forum in the region.
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, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast
8:15 AM Opening Remarks
8:30 AM Profile of Hope: Survivor Story
8:45 AM Understanding Lymphoma Plenary Session
Future Concepts in Lymphoma Treatments
10:15 AM Question and Answer Panel
10:45 AM Break
11:00 AM Disease-Specific Breakout Sessions (Select One)
Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL)
Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
12:30 PM Networking Lunch - Lunch and Learn: Transplant Options
1:30 PM Novel Therapies and Clinical Trials Concurrent Forums (Select One)
Chronic Lymphomcytic Leukemia / Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL)
Indolent B-Cell Lymphomas and Mantle Cell Lymphoma
2:30 PM Break
2:45 PM Breakout Sessions: Living with Lymphoma (Select One )
Managing Treatment Side Effects
Healthcare and the Law
3:30 PM Program Concludes
This program is free for people affected with lymphoma and their loved ones; however, pre-registration is required.
+ Meals: Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for all registered attendees.
* Guest Rooms: Please contact the Westin Chicago River North at (312) 744-1900 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.