Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 7:30am - 2:00pm
The Lymphoma Research Foundation's Lymphoma Workshop programs provide the latest information about lymphoma, current treatment options and support issues to members of the lymphoma community across the United States. The Massachusetts Lymphoma Workshop is the premier patient education and networking forum in the region.
7:30 AM Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Opening Remarks
Brian Tomlinson, MPA, BSW, Lymphoma Research Foundation
8:35 AM Profile of Hope: Survivor Story
8:45 AM Understanding Lymphoma Plenary Session
Lymphoma Overview - Arnold Freedman, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Current Therapies - Ann LaCasce, MD, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
10:00 AM Question and Answer Panel
10:30 AM Morning Break
10:45 AM Breakout Sessions: Disease-Specific Biology and Treatment Options (Select One)
Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma - Elizabeth Bengston, MD, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
CLL/SLL - Matthew Davids, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Cutaneous Lymphoma - David Fisher, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma - Arnold Freedman, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Hodgkin Lymphoma - Jeremy Abramson, MD, MSc, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Mantle Cell Lymphoma - Andrew Evens, DO, MSc, University of Massachusetts
Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia - Irene Ghobrial, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
12:15 PM Lunch
1:15 PM Breakout Sessions: Living with Lymphoma (Select One)
Lymphoma Survivorship - Michele Walsh, DNP, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Management of Treatment Side Effects - Barbara Virchick, NP, Brigham Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center
Nutrition - Em E. Biever, MS, RD, LDN, Integrafuel
Stress Management - Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW, Mindful Living
Transplant Options - Andreas Klein, MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
2:00 PM Program Concludes
This program is free for members of the lymphoma community; however, pre-registration is required.
+ Meals: Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for all registered attendees.
+ Parking: Free parking is available at the hotel.
* Guest Rooms: Please contact the hotel directly to inquire about guest room rates. Please note: LRF does not have a block of discounted hotel rooms for this program.