This Northeast Lymphoma Workshop will be a virtual program to deliver live patient education programming during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This program will still provide access to local lymphoma experts, and you can tune in over the phone or online. Please continue to check this page for updates. For updates on digital and rescheduled programs, please ensure you are subscribed to receive emails from the Lymphoma Research Foundation.

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

Saturday, April 25, 2020
9:00 AM ET – 12:30 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 Northeast Lymphoma Workshop is the premier patient education and networking forum in the region.


Carla Casulo, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Rochester

Andrew Evens, DO
Associate Director for Clinical Services
and Director, Lymphoma Program
Rutgers Cancer Institute

Sharyn Kurtz, PA-C, MPAS, MA
Cancer Institute

Pierluigi Porcu, MD
Director, Division of Hematologic Malignancies
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

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    Opening Remarks – Sarah Quinlan, LRF Senior Director of Programs and Strategy

9:15 AM    Understanding Lymphoma Plenary Session

•  Lymphoma Overview – Pierluigi Porcu, MD, Jefferson University Hospitals
  Promising New Therapies – Andrew Evens, DO, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
  Clinical Trials – Carla Casulo, MD, University of Rochester

10:45 AM    Question and Answer Panel – Faculty: Plenary Speakers

11:15 AM    Break – LRF Disease Specific Videos and Resources available

11:30 PM    Lymphoma Survivorship Session – (Includes Question and Answer)

 Sharyn Kurtz, PA-C, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

12:30 PM   Workshop Concludes

To Register

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

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

Program Supporters

This activity is supported by educational grants from:  (see also our virtual Exhibitor Hall here)

National Presenting Supporter


National Platinum Supporter

National Gold Supporter

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National Bronze Supporters

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