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Virtual 2020 North American Educational Forum on Lymphoma

October 23-25, 2020

PROGRAM AGENDA

Friday, October 23, 2020 - Program Agenda - click here

9:00 AM    Opening Remarks – Sarah Quinlan,

Platform Opens – 1 PM ET (open for entire weekend)

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – COVID19 Update – Elizabeth Brem, MD, University of California, Irvine

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM – Explore Exhibit Hall and Networking Lounge

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Opening Day Sessions (choose one)

• Lymphoma 101 for Newly Diagnosed Patients/Caregivers – Abhijeet Kumar, MD, The University of Arizona Cancer Center
• Lymphoma 202: Survivorship – Allison Rosenthal, DO, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale
• Todo Sobre Linfoma (All about Lymphoma for Spanish Speakers) – Eduardo Sotomayor, MD, George Washington University

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - Program Agenda - click here

9:00 AM    Opening Remarks – Sarah Quinlan,

10:00 AM ET – 10:30 AM    Explore Exhibit Hall and Networking Lounge

10:30 AM ET – 1:00 PM    Plenary Session including Q & A

Welcome and LRF Opening Remarks – 10:30 AM ET – 10:45 AM

• Lymphoma Overview (10:45 AM – 11:10 AM)– Daniel Persky, MD, The University of Arizona Cancer Center
• What Causes Lymphoma? (11:10 AM – 11:35 AM)– Carrie Thompson, MD, Mayo Clinic
• Treatment Options (11:35 AM – 12:00 PM)– John Timmerman, MD, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
• Clinical Trials (12:00 PM – 12:25 PM) – Laurie Sehn, MD, British Columbia Cancer Agency
• Q & A (12:25 PM – 1:00 PM) – All speakers

1:00 PM ET – 1:30 PM    Explore Exhibit Hall and Networking Lounge

1:30 PM ET – Move Around and Stretch!

1:45 PM ET – Disease-Specific Breakout Sessions (choose one)

• Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma – Neha Mehta-Shah, MD, Washington University in St. Louis
• Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma – Pierluigi Porcu, MD, Jefferson University Hospitals
• Central Nervous System Lymphoma – Stefan Barta, MD, University of Pennsylvania
• Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma – Deborah Stephens, DO, University of Utah
• Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas – Bradley Haverkos, MD, University of Colorado Cancer Center
• Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma / Other Aggressive B-Cell Lymphomas – Laurie Sehn, MD, British Columbia Cancer Agency
• Follicular Lymphoma – John Timmerman, MD, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
• Hodgkin Lymphoma – Alex Herrera, MD, City of Hope
• Mantle Cell Lymphoma – Alexey Danilov, MD, PhD, City of Hope
• Marginal Zone Lymphoma – Thomas Habermann, MD, Mayo Clinic
• Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma NOS – Andrei Shustov, MD, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
• Waldenström Macroglobulinemia – Tanya Siddiqi, MD, City of Hope

3:00 PM ET – 3:30 PM    Explore Exhibit Hall and Networking Lounge

3:30 PM ET    Now that I have lymphoma: What can I do? – Carrie Thompson, MD, Mayo Clinic

4:35 PM ET Explore Exhibit Hall and Networking Lounge

4:45 PM – 5:45 PM – Living With Lymphoma Breakout Sessions

• Caregivers Networking/Support Group – Melody Griffith, LMSW, Mayo Clinic
• La Nutrición Para Pacientes Con Linfoma  – Evelyn Villarreal, MS, RD, LD/N, Moffitt Cancer Center
• Supportive Care and Symptom Management – Nikki Barkett, RN, BSN, OCN, The University of Arizona Cancer Center
• Navigating Health Insurance – Joanna Morales, Esq., Triage Cancer Center
• Nutrition – Michelle Bratton, RD, The University of Arizona Cancer Center

Sunday, October 25, 2020 - Program Agenda - click here

9:00 AM    Opening Remarks – Sarah Quinlan

10:00 AM ET – 10:30 AM ET –  Explore Exhibit Hall and Networking Lounge

10:30 AM    Mindfulness and Meditation – Greg Flaxman, LCSW, MPH, Simms/Mann UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology

11:30 AM  –  Explore Exhibit Hall and Networking Lounge

11:45 AM    Immunotherapy Plenary Session – Javier Munoz, MD, Mayo Clinic and Brian Till, MD, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

1:00 PM  –  Explore Exhibit Hall and Networking Lounge

1:30 PM ET  Special Lymphoma Breakout Sessions (choose one)

• Advanced Diagnostic and Biomarker Testing for Lymphoma – Eric Hsi, MD, Cleveland Clinic
• Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) – David Freyer, MD and Yasmeen Kahn, PA-C, University of Southern California
• Biosimilars – Andrew Evens, DO, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
• Imaging and Scans: Why do I need it? – Manali Kamdar, MD, University of Colorado Cancer Center
• Oral Agents – Daniel Persky, MD, The University of Arizona Cancer Center
• Transplantation and Cell Therapy in Lymphoma – Muhammad Husnain, MBBS, The University of Arizona Cancer Center

2:30 PM ET –  Explore Exhibit Hall and Networking Lounge

2:45 PM ET    Relapsed / Refractory Breakouts (choose one)

• Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL) – Jose Leis, MD, Mayo Clinic
• Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) – Jennifer Amengual, MD, Columbia University Medical Center
• Follicular Lymphoma – Matthew Lunning, DO, University of Nebraska
• Mantle Cell Lymphoma – Craig Portell, MD, University of Virginia

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM ET –  Closing Remarks