Patient Educational Forum - Philadelphia

About the Forum

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

Date and Time

Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 8:00am - 2:00pm


Philadelphia Marriott West
111 Crawford Avenue
West Conshohocken, PA 19428
Website: Philadelphia Marriott West

Parking: Vouchers for self-parking will be provided. Please note, the Foundation is unable to reimburse attendees for parking beyond the provided vouchers.

We have a great day in store for you!

Guest Clinicians

Ellen Kim, MD, Penn Dermatology Perelman
Pierluigi Porcu, MD, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center


8:30 AM    Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM    Welcome
Susan Thornton, CEO Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation

9:30 AM    Overview of Cutaneous Lymphomas 
Pierluigi Porcu, MD

9:50 AM    Diagnosis & Staging
Ellen Kim, MD

10:15 AM    Break

10:30 AM    Update in Cutaneous Lymphoma Research Panel   

11:15 AM    Treatment: Skin-Directed Therapies
11:35 AM    Treatment: Systemic Therapies        

12:00 PM    Lunch

1:15 PM      Q&A  Clinicians Panel
2:00 PM     Program Conclusion

Plan now to join us!


Three Easy Ways to Register

Online: Register  

By Phone: 248.644.9014, ext. 4

By Email:

Media Release

The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation may take photos and/or video (livestream and/or recordings) throughout the day of the event. The Foundation uses photos/video in our brochures, annual reports, newsletters, on the Foundation’s website, social media pages, and for general and/or educational purposes (not for commercial purposes). The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation respects the privacy of those attending our events and asks for prior permission to use your photo and/or any video captured. At the event, you will be provided a color-coded lanyard to help us identify your preference: blue for permission given; red for respectfully declined permission. If you choose to allow use of your image, we request that you complete our media release available online prior to the event or in print at the event.

Volunteer Opportunity

You can help us make this a successful Patient Educational Forum by volunteering at our event registration table! 

Volunteer Opportunity - Event Registration

If you would like to volunteer for this event, please contact:
Hilary Romkey, Program Manager
Phone: 248-644-9014, Ext. 4.