Chicago, IL, May 18, 2013

Lymphoma Workshop-Chicago, IL, May 18, 2013 Lymphoma Workshop-Chicago, IL, May 18, 2013

Lymphoma Workshop in collaboration with the Lymphoma Research Foundation

Date and Time

Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 7:30am - 3:30pm

Location

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

Stephanie A. Gregory, MD
The Elodia Kehm Chair of Hematology, Professor of Medicine,
Rush University Medical Center/Rush 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
Brian Tomlinson, MPA, BSW, Lymphoma Research Foundation

8:30 AM    Profile of Hope

8:45 AM    Understanding Lymphoma Plenary Session
           
Lymphoma Overview
Leo I. Gordon, MD, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Diagnostic Tests
Sonali Smith, MD, The University of Chicago

Clinical Trials
Stephanie A. Gregory, MD, Rush University Medical Center

10:15 AM   Question and Answer Panel

Moderator: Brian Tomlinson, MPA, Lymphoma Research Foundation
Panel: Leo I. Gordon, MD, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University,
Stephanie A. Gregory, MD, Rush University Medical Center and Sonali Smith, MD, The University of Chicago                

10:45 AM   Break                 

11:00 AM   Disease-Specific Breakout Sessions (Select One)

Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma - Reem Karmali, MD, Rush University

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL) - Chadi Nabhan, MD, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Cutaneous Lymphoma - Steven Rosen, MD, Northwestern University

 Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma - Adam Petrich, MD, Northwestern University

Hodgkin Lymphoma - Leo Gordon, MD, Northwestern University

Mantle Cell Lymphoma - Kenneth Cohen, MD, The University of Chicago

Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia - Stephanie Gregory, MD, FACP, Rush University

12:30 PM   Networking Lunch - Lunch and Learn: Transplant Options - David Peace, MD, University of Illinois

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

Aggressive Lymphomas - Danielle Shafer, DO, Loyola University
           
Chronic Lymphomcytic Leukemia / Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL) - Shuo Ma, MD, PhD, Northwestern University
           
Hodgkin Lymphoma - Leo Gordon, MD, Northwestern University
           
Indolent B-Cell Lymphomas and Mantle Cell Lymphoma - TBA
           
T-Cell Lymphomas - Sonali Smith, MD, The University of Chicago

2:30 PM    Break

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

Empowerment for the Caregiver - Janine Gauthier, PhD, Rush University

Managing Treatment Side Effects - Jean Ridgeway, BSN, MSN, AOCN, The University of Chicago

Nutritional Considerations - Cheryl Bacon, MS, RD, CNSD, LDN, Rush University

Pediatric and Adolescent Lymphoma Survivorship - TBA

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.