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VIRTUAL – Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and Current Treatment Options

Saturday, March 20, 2021
9:00 AM ET – 3:30 PM ET

VIRTUAL PROGRAM – This is a virtual event, accessible online and over the phone.  Access instructions will be provided after registration.

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 East Coast Lymphoma Workshop is the premier patient education and networking forum in the region.


Craig A. Portell, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
University of Virginia

Jennifer E. Amengual, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and
Developmental Therapeutics
Member, Center for Lymphoid Malignancies
Columbia University

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.
Program Agenda - click here

 9:00 AM    Opening Remarks – Sarah Quinlan,

  9:00 AM    Explore vFairs Space and Exhibit Hall

  9:30 AM    LRF Overview

  9:45 AM    Now that I have Lymphoma, what can I do? – Andrew Ip, MD, Hackensack University Medical Center

10:45 AM   Network Lounge and Exhibit Hall

11:00 AM    Breakout Sessions: Biology and Treatment Options

•  Aggressive B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas – Craig Portell, MD, University of Virginia
  Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL) – Ryan Jacobs, MD, Levine Cancer Institute/Atrium Health
  Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Marginal Zone Lymphoma – Carla Casulo, MD, University of Rochester
  Hodgkin Lymphoma – Kieron Dunleavy, MD, Georgetown University
  Mantle Cell Lymphoma – Peter Martin, MD, Weill-Cornell Medicine/ NY Presbyterian Hospital
  T-Cell Lymphomas (AITL, ALCL, CTCL) – Pamela Allen, MD, Emory University
  Waldenström Macroglobulinemia – Jorge Castillo, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

12:00 PM    Networking Lounge and Exhibit Hall

12:15 PM    Immunotherapy – Krishna Komanduri, MD, University of Miami Health System

  1:15 PM    Networking Lounge and Exhibit Hall

 1:30 PM    Mindfulness – Michelle Bombacie, MS Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM), Columbia University Medical Center and

Gabriella John, BA, School Psychology Doctoral Candidate, Rutgers University

 2:30 PM    Networking Lounge and Exhibit Hall

 2:45 PM    Breakout Sessions: Relapse/Refractory Breakout Sessions

  CLL / SLL – Nicole Lamanna, MD, Columbia University Medical Center
  DLBCL – Jennifer Amengual, MD, Columbia University Medical Center
  Follicular Lymphomas – Irl Greenwell, MD, Medical University of South Carolina
  Mantle Cell – Michael Williams, MD, University of Virginia

 3:45PM   Workshop Concludes

To Register

VIRTUAL PROGRAM This is a virtual event, only accessible online.  Access instructions will be provided close to program date. This program will be accessible for up to a month following the event so please register even if you cannot attend the day of the live event.

For additional information, please contact a member of our Lymphoma Helpline staff at or (800) 500-9976.

Disclaimer: The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is a national nonprofit organization based in the United States with educational programs and resources are intended for a US-based audience. These program and resources address available lymphoma treatments in the United States. and information on drug approvals by the US Food and Drug Administration.

For individuals outside of the US, LRF recommends the Lymphoma Coalition at The Lymphoma Coalition is a global network of worldwide nonprofit/NGO lymphoma patient organizations with information appropriate for non US-based audiences.

Program Partners


Program Supporters

This activity is supported by educational grants from: 

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