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Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and Current Treatment Options

Saturday, April 13, 2019
7:30 AM – 3:15 PM

Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Convention Center  (click here for directions)
2450 Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339

About The Workshop

The Lymphoma Research Foundation’s Lymphoma Workshop provides the latest information about lymphoma, current treatment options and support issues to members of the lymphoma community across the United States. The Atlanta Lymphoma Workshop is the premier patient education and networking forum in the region.

Program Chair

Christopher Flowers, MD, MS
Director, Emory Lymphoma Program
Winship Cancer Institute of
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Reasons To Attend

  • Learn about your specific type of lymphoma, treatment options, clinical trials and novel concepts during the comprehensive disease-specific breakout sessions.
  • Hear a variety of presentations and have your specific questions answered from our expert speaking faculty comprised of lymphoma specialists and patient support experts.
  • Meet other people with your same type of lymphoma during breakfast, lunch and breakout sessions.

Time Topic Speaker
7:30 AM Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:15 AM Welcome and LRF Overview
8:30 AM Profile of Hope: Survivor Story
8:45 AM Understanding Lymphoma Plenary Session
Lymphoma Overview Christopher Flowers, MD, MS, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Clinical Trials and Treatment Options Matthew McKinney, MD, Duke Cancer Institute
Immunotherapy Jonathon Cohen, MD, MS, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
10:15 AM Question and Answer Panel Faculty: Christopher Flowers, MD, MS
10:45 AM Morning Break
11:00 AM Disease-Specific Breakout Sessions (Biology and Treatment Options)
Aggressive B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (DLBCL/Burkitt’s Lymphoma) Matthew McKinney, MD, Duke Cancer Institute
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) / Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (SLL) Inhye Ahn, MD, National Institutes of Health
Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma / Other Indolent Lymphomas Christopher Flowers, MD, MS, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Hodgkin Lymphoma Pamela B. Allen, MD, MSc, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Mantle Cell Lymphoma Jonathon Cohen, MD, MS, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and
Alexandra Palmer, BSN, MSN, FNP-BC, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Marginal Zone Lymphoma Jean Koff, MD, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
T-Cell Lymphomas (CTCL and PTCL) Mary Jo Lechowicz, MD, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and
Danielle Roberts, MS, MMSc, PA-C, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Waldenström Macroglobulinemia Jonathan Kaufman, MD, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
12:15 PM Networking Lunch Break
12:45 PM Lunch and Learn Session: Lymphoma Survivorship Andrew Ip, MD, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
2:00 PM Afternoon Break
2:15 PM Living with Lymphoma Breakout Sessions (Select one)
Caregiver’s Networking Session Speaker TBA
How to Work with your Healthcare Team Jonathon Cohen, MD, MS, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and
Alexandra Palmer, BSN, MSN, FNP-BC, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Nutrition Stephanie Boyea, MS, RD, CSO, LD, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Transplantation Amelia Langston, MD, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
3:15 PM Workshop Concludes

Additional Information

This program is free for people affected with lymphoma and their loved ones; however, pre- registration is required.


Meals
: Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for all registered attendees.

Guest Rooms: Please contact the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Convention Center at (770) 953-4500 if you want to reserve a guest room at the hotel. Please note: LRF does not have a block of discounted hotel rooms for this program.

Program Supporters

This activity is supported by educational grants from:

National Presenting Supporter

Genentech

National Platinum Supporter

Celgene-Logo

National Silver Supporter

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National Bronze Supporters

Program Partners

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