Needham, MA, March 23, 2013

Lymphoma Workshop - Needham, Massachusetts - March 23, 2013 Lymphoma Workshop - Needham, Massachusetts - March 23, 2013

Workshop in collaboration with the Lymphoma Research Foundation

Date and Time

Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 7:30am - 2:00pm


Sheraton Needham Hotel
100 Cabot Street
Needham, MA 02494
United States
Phone: (781) 444-1110

About the Workshop

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


Additional Information
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.

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