Chicago, IL, May 17, 2014

Lymphoma Workshop-Chicago, IL, May 17, 2014 Lymphoma Workshop-Chicago, IL, May 17, 2014

Lymphoma Workshop in collaboration with the Lymphoma Research Foundation

Date and Time

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 7:30am - 3:30pm


The Westin Chicago River North
300 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60654
United States
Phone: (312) 744-1900

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.

Program Agenda
Time       Session/Topic

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
Lymphoma Overview

Diagnostic Tests

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)

Cutaneous Lymphoma

 Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Hodgkin Lymphoma

Mantle Cell Lymphoma

Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia

12:30 PM   Networking Lunch - Lunch and Learn: Transplant Options

1:30 PM    Novel Therapies and Clinical Trials Concurrent Forums (Select One)

Aggressive Lymphomas
Chronic Lymphomcytic Leukemia / Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL)
Hodgkin Lymphoma
Indolent B-Cell Lymphomas and Mantle Cell Lymphoma
T-Cell Lymphomas

2:30 PM    Break

2:45 PM    Breakout Sessions: Living with Lymphoma (Select One )

Managing Treatment Side Effects

Nutritional Considerations

Healthcare and the Law

3:30 PM    Program Concludes

Additional Information
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.