Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and Current Treatment Options

Saturday, March 28, 2020
7:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Sheraton Boston Needham Hotel  (click here for directions)
100 Cabot Street
Needham, MA 02494

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 New England Lymphoma Workshop is the premier patient education and networking forum in the region.

Program Chairs

Jeremy S. Abramson, MD, MSc

Jeremy Abramson, MD, MMSc
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Ann S. LaCasce, MD, MScAnn LaCasce, MD, MMSc
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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.
Program Agenda - click here

  7:30 AM    Breakfast

  7:30 AM    Registration, Exhibits and Breakfast

  8:30 AM    Opening Remarks

  8:45 AM    Understanding Lymphoma Plenary Session

•  Lymphoma Overview – Jeremy Abramson, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
  Current Therapies – Ann LaCasce, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  Clinical Trials – Robin Joyce, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

10:15 AM    Question and Answer Panel – Faculty: Plenary Speakers
10:45 AM    Break
11:15 AM    Disease-Specific Breakout Sessions

 Aggressive B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (DLBCL/Burkitt’s Lymphoma) – Adam Olszewski, MD, Lifespan Cancer Institute
  Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/ Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma – Ben Lampson, MD, PhD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  Follicular Lymphoma and Other Indolent Lymphomas (MALT/Marginal Zone) – Jacob Soumerai, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
  Hodgkin Lymphoma – Matthew Weinstock, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  T-Cell Lymphomas (CTCL, PTCL, ALCL) – Salvia Jain, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  Waldenström Macroglobulinemia – Andrew Branagan, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

12:30 PM    Lunch

  1:15 PM    Living With Lymphoma Breakout Sessions

 Lymphoma Survivorship – Sharyn Kurtz, PA-C, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  Nutrition – Annette Goldberg, MBA, MS, RD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  Caregiver’s Support Group – Kelly Giles, LICSW, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

  2:30 PM   Workshop Concludes

Additional Information

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

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

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

Other Ways to Register
Phone: (800) 500-9976

Program Supporters

This activity is supported by educational grants from:

National Presenting Supporter


National Platinum Supporter

National Silver Supporter

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National Bronze Supporters


Program Partners