Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference

Leukemia ~ Lymphoma ~ Multiple Myeloma ~ MDS and other hematological malignancies

The next Treatment Options for Blood Cancer patients Conference will be held in spring 2015. Below you'll find the topics and presenting medical experts from the 2014 conference, so you'll have an idea of how the day is structured. New topics will be discussed in 2015.


How Will This Program Help You?

  • You'll learn more about your disease, current treatments and emerging therapies.
  • You'll have a chance to ask questions of the expert physicians panel.
  • You'll hear from other patients and caregivers also coping with a blood cancer.
  • Get connected to a support network.
7:30am - 8:00am
8:00am - 8:10 am
Welcome / Introductions

Dr. Patrick Stiff
Loyola University Medical Center
8:15 am - 8:35 am
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
Dr. Parameswaran Venugopal

Rush University Medical Center
8:40 am - 9:00 am
Multiple Myeloma
Dr. Todd Zimmerman
The University of Chicago Medicine
9:05 am - 9:25 am
Approaches for Increasing Transplants for "Donor-less" Patients
Dr. Willis Navarro

National Marrow Donor Program
9:40 am - 10:00 am
Advances in Bone Marrow Transplantation

Dr. Patrick Stiff
Loyola University Medical Center
10:05 am - 10:25 am
Myelodysplastic (MDS) and Myelofibrosis Syndromes
Dr. Damiano Rondelli

University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago
10:30 am - 10:50 am
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
Dr. Olga Frankfurt

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
of Northwestern University
10:55 am - 11:25 am
New Targeted Therapies for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL)
Dr. Scott Smith

Loyola University Medical Center
11:40 am - 12:25 pm
Physician Panel: Ask the Experts (During Lunch)

All Physicians

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