Troy (Detroit), MI, November 17, 2012

Troy/Detroit, MI November 17, 2012 Troy/Detroit, MI November 17, 2012

Cutaneous Lymphoma Patient Educational Forum

Date and Time

Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 8:00am - 1:30pm

Location

Somerset Inn
2601 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
United States
Phone: (248)643-7800
Website: Somerset Inn

About This Forum

This free educational program is offered to help patients, caregivers and others affected by cutaneous lymphoma receive accurate information about cutaneous lymphoma, learn about current treatment options, connect with other people who share similar experiences, and obtain information about resources and support available.

Reasons to Attend

•Learn about your specific type of cutaneous lymphoma, treatment options and clinical trials

•Hear a variety of presentations and have your questions answered by our expert speaking faculty and patient support speakers

•Meet other people who can help you live a better life with cutaneous lymphoma

Event Agenda

8:00 am     Registration and Continental Breakfast and Patient Networking

8:30 am     Welcome and Overview on Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation
                    Information,Resources and Support

                    Susan Thornton, CEO, Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation,
                    Cutaneous Lymphoma Patient

8:45 am     Introduction to Cutaneous Lymphomas and Topical Therapies    
                    Stuart Lessin, MD, Board President, Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation

9:15 am     The Role of Systemic Therapy for Cutaneous T-Cell and
                     B-Cell Lymphomas

                     Pierluigi Porcu, MD, The Ohio State University Comprehensive
                     Cancer Center

9:45 am      Break

10:00 am    Clinical Trials: Why and What is Available: A Nurse’s Perspective
                      Marianne Tawa, RN, MSN, ANP, Dana Farber Cancer Center    

10:30 am    Question & Answer Panel

11:00 am     Lunch and Patient Networking

12:00 pm    Cutaneous Lymphoma: An Industry Perspective
                      Brace Krag, Michael W. Young
    
12:30 pm    Patient Panel: Personal Journeys With Cutaneous Lymphoma
                     Chris Shipp, Laurel Carlson, David Lamb, Joe Eischens and Jeff Ward
    
1:00 pm      Question & Answer Panel

1:30 pm       Program Conclusion

Event Supporters

Celgene
Therakos Photopheresis
Ceptaris
Eisai
Merck Oncology