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Virtual Lymphoma Workshop: Understanding Lymphoma Basics and Current Treatment Options

DATE:  Saturday, November 14, 2020
TIME:  9:00 AM CT – 2:00 PM CT

VIRTUAL PROGRAM – This is a virtual event, only accessible online.  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 Texas Lymphoma Workshop is the premier patient education and networking forum in the region.

Program Chair

Christopher Flowers, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

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    Virtual Exhibits and Explore vFairs Lobby

9:30 AM    Welcome and LRF Overview

9:45 AM    Understanding Lymphoma Plenary Session

•  Lymphoma Overview – Christopher Flowers, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  Promising New Therapies – Loretta Nastoupil, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center

10:45 AM    Question and Answer Panel

•  Faculty: Plenary Speakers

11:15 AM    Virtual Exhibits and Networking

11:30 AM    Disease-Specific Breakout Sessions

 Aggressive B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (DLBCL/Burkitt’s) – Jason Westin, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL) – Nitin Jain, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Other Indolent Lymphomas (MALT/Marginal Zone) – Paolo Strati, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  Hodgkin Lymphoma – Pamela Allen, MD, Emory University
  Mantle Cell Lymphoma – Michael Wang, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  T-Cell Lymphomas (CTCL and Peripheral) – Luis Malpica Castillo, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  Waldenström Macroglobulinemia – Sheeba Koshy Thomas, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center

12:30 PM    Virtual Exhibits and Networking Lounge

1:00 PM    Lymphoma Survivorship – Maria Alma Rodriguez, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center

2:00 PM   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.

Program Supporters

This activity is supported by educational grants from:

National Presenting Supporter


National Platinum Supporter

National Gold Supporter

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National Bronze Supporters

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