Upcoming Events for Medical Professionals

The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation provides a list of upcoming medical meetings and educational events relevant to cutaneous lymphoma as resource to the medical professional community. More information about each meeting is available by selecting the meeting title.

Educational Events

Helsinn Virtual Event - Hidden in Plain Sight: Early Identification and Diagnosis of MF-CTLC

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 - 5 pm EDT or 5 pm PDT

Attend this event and learn from two clinicians' experience and personal journey how to improve early detection, avoid under-identification, and apply a multidisciplinary model of care in diagnosing MF-CTCL.

Register now for this virtual event and learn how to:

  • Implement strategies for early identification and shorten the time to diagnose
  • Apply a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis of MF-CTCL

Register: https://register.mf-ctcl.online/

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Triage Cancer - Finance & Insurance Intensive Workshops

Triage Cancer has developed a comprehensive, certificate program for oncology health care professionals and advocates on health and disability insurance and finances, to improve patient and caregiver access to valuable information about these legal and practical cancer survivorship issues.

Topics addressed in the workshops include:

  • An overview of the U.S. healthcare system
  • Individual & employer-sponsored health insurance
  • Medicare & Medicaid
  • Tips on using health insurance & appeals
  • Navigating disability insurance & appeals
  • Managing finances & getting financial help

For accreditation details, visit the Triage Cancer website.

Medical Meetings

            EORTC-Cutaneous Lymphoma Task Force Conference
            September 23, 2023
            The Netherlands

            The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) is an independent research organization dedicated to investigator driven clinical trials and translational research. The field of cutaneous lymphomas is changing rapidly with the development of new original and more targeted treatments. The different subtypes of cutaneous lymphomas and their pathophysiology is also subject of numerous research projects.

            The goal is to offer a comprehensive conference to present new research, share experiences, and discuss new directions or the advancement of knowledge in cutaneous lymphomas. The conference is designed for international dermatologists, basic scientists, epidemiologists, hematologists, immunologists, oncologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists, and psychologists. The program committee expects 200-300 attendees. The participation of students and post-doctoral fellows is encouraged through reduced registration fees, oral presentations, and poster sessions. 

            European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress
            October 11-15, 2023
            Berlin, Germany

            Founded in 1987, EADV is a non-profit association whose mission is to advance excellence in clinical care, research, education and training in the field of dermatology and venereology and to act as the advocate and educator of patients particularly those with cutaneous or venereal diseases. The Congress offers to all a collegial, collaborative and congenial setting in which experts, participants and speakers alike can share their knowledge and learn from one another.

            American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Annual Meeting
            October 18-20, 2023
            Long Beach, California

            The ASCP Annual Meeting is the essential global gathering of the diagnostic medicine team, including pathologists, medical laboratory professionals and residents.  It offers an opportunity to learn, share ideas with colleagues, gain insights on new research findings, and meet new people.

            12th World Congress on Itch (WCI)
            November 5-7, 2023
            Miami, FL

            The International Society for the Study of Itch (IFSI) is a multidisciplinary international association of clinical practitioners, researchers and scientists dedicated to improving our understanding and treatment of pruritus for the benefit of suffering patients worldwide. The Society is a non-profit professional organization (registered in NC, USA). Membership is open to clinicians, researchers, scientists and other health professionals engaged in the research and treatment of itch.

            The IFSI conducts international meetings every second year (World Congress of Itch, WCI) where researchers present the latest findings in the field.

              American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition (ASH)
              December 9-12, 2023
              San Diego, CA

              As the premier hematology event, this meeting will provide attendees with an invaluable educational experience and the opportunity to:

              • Review more than 3,000 scientific abstracts highlighting the updates in the hottest topics in hematology
              • Interact with the global community of more than 20,000 hematology professionals from every subspecialty
              • Attend the hallmark Education and Scientific Program sessions
              • Network with top minds in the field

              T-cell Lymphoma Forum    
              Date: TBD
              Location: TBD

              The Annual T-cell Lymphoma Forum is a 2½-day meeting focusing on the latest information on novel agents and treatment approaches. The comprehensive agenda includes the most relevant topics that impact the hematology/oncology practice today. At a glance, these are:

              • Epidemiology and Classification
              • Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis
              • T-Cell Lymphoma Subtypes
              • Treatment
              • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
              • International Guidelines
              • Industry Innovations

              The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) 4nd Convention
              March 6-9, 2024
              San Diego, CA

              The Dermatology Nurses' Association is a professional nursing organization comprised of a diverse group of individuals committed to quality care through sharing knowledge and expertise. The DNA's Annual Convention attracts more than 300 attendees, both members and non-members of the DNA, representing all segments with the dermatologic arena. Convention attendees come from all over the US and Canada for educational opportunities and peer-to-peer networking.

              2024 USCLC Annual Workshop
              Date: TBD
              Location: TBD

              Topic: TBD

              The United States Cutaneous Lymphoma Consortium (USCLC) is a multidisciplinary professional organization dedicated to improve the quality of life and prognosis of patients with cutaneous lymphomas through discovery and application of new knowledge. The Consortium's Annual Workshop is an interactive meeting of dermatologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, and transplantation specialists.

              Annual Meeting of the Photodermatology Society
              March 7, 2024
              San Diego, CA

              The Photomedicine Society was established in 1992 to promote a greater understanding of the scientific and medical aspects of light in health and disease. The Society is composed of physicians, photobiologists, physicists, and students involved in photomedicine from medical practice, scientific research, government agencies, and industry. The Society convenes a day-long Annual Scientific Meeting, usually held just prior to the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology. 

              For more information: http://photomedicine.org/index.php

              American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting
              March 8-12, 2024
              San Diego, CA

              The AAD supports the highest-quality patient care by developing and presenting information that enhances continuing education in dermatology. AAD meetings offer the latest on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dermatologic disease from the foremost experts in the field.

              Future Meeting Dates:

              2025: Orlando, Florida, March 7-11

              2026: Denver, Colorado, March 27-31

              International Society for Cutaneous Lymphoma (ISCL) 
              April 10, 2024 (Tentative)
              Duarte, CA

              Held on the first pre-day of the World Congress of Dermatology.

              The International Society for Cutaneous Lymphomas (ISCL) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1992 at the World Congress of Dermatology in New York. It is a global organization & comprised of physicians, scientists, and allied healthcare professionals involved in cutaneous lymphomas. The ISCL hosts annual scientific meetings, usually in conjunction with larger national specialty society meetings.

              5th World Congress of Cutaneous Lymphomas (WCCL)
              April 11-13, 2024
              Duarte, CA

              The World Congress of Cutaneous Lymphomas is under the auspice of the International Society of Cutaneous Lymphoma (ISCL), in collaboration with the United States Cutaneous Lymphoma Consortium (USCLC) and the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Cutaneous Lymphoma Task Force (EORTC-CLTF). The aim of the conference is to review the current state and to pave the road to the new developments in the basic, translational and clinical research in cutaneous lymphomas and other lymphoproliferative disorders.

              Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) Meeting
              May 15-18, 2024
              Dallas, TX

              The annual scientific meeting of the SID is held each spring in the United States. Every 5 years the annual meeting is held in conjunction with the The European Society for Dermatological Research and the Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology and is known as "International Investigative Dermatology (IID)".

              The SID Annual Meeting is a forum in which a diverse community of scientists comes to exchange information on the latest advances. The Annual Meeting draws a diverse group of senior researchers and clinicians, as well as hundreds of clinical trainees including Dermatology residents. These healthcare professionals and basic researchers are on the frontline for recognizing systemic disease (including many types of cancer) with a skin-related association.

              Future SID Meeting Dates
              San Diego, CA - May 7-10, 2025
              Chicago, IL - May 13-16, 2026

              American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
              May 31 - June 4, 2024
              Chicago, IL & Online

              The ASCO Annual Meeting brings together more than 25,000 oncology professionals from a broad range of specialties, making it an excellent venue for exploring the theme of the Meeting — "Science and Society." Attendees of the Annual Meeting will find cutting-edge scientific presentations and comprehensive educational content.

              Canadian Dermatology Association Annual Conference
              June 26 - 29, 2024
              Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

              The CDA Annual Conference is committed to presenting quality and relevant academic programming and continues to be the key gathering of the year for dermatologists from across Canada. From panel discussions to poster sessions, we’re looking forward to sharing diverse ideas and sparking dynamic dialogue. The peer-reviewed paper sessions will help sharpen our combined knowledge of the art and science of dermatology.

              Future Meeting Dates and Locations:
              2025: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Wednesday, June 18th to Saturday, June 21st – TBA

                26th World Congress of Dermatology
                Date: TBD 
                Location: TBD

                The World Congress of Dermatology is the world’s oldest and continuous international dermatology meeting. The first Congress in 1889 pre-dated the modern Olympics by seven years. The last Congress to be held in North America was in New York in 1992.

                For more information visit the International League of Dermatological Societies

                22nd Meeting of the European Association for Haematopathology
                September 21-26, 2024
                Dubrovnik, Croatia

                The European Association for Haematopathology is committed to improving haematopathology knowledge and raising the standards of education, research and clinical practice. The hemepath community will gather to address current contentious diagnostic issues and shape the direction of future research.

                • Advance hemepath science and your career
                • Benefit from presentations covering the most recent discoveries in hemepath prevention, diagnosis, and treatment
                • Learn beyond your field or interest

                The Society for Hematopathology (SH) is a professional society for scientists in the clinical, morphological and functional aspects of the hematopoietic and lymphoreticular systems. It was founded in 1981 by Drs. Costan W. Berard and Ronald F. Dorfman. The purpose of the Society was to stimulate interest, investigation, exchange and dissemination of knowledge concerning the clinical, morphological and functional aspects of the hematopoietic and lymphoreticular systems.

                For more information, https://www.european-association-for-haematopathology.org/