Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference

Saturday, May 20, 2017 
7:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. 
 Skokie Conference Center at Holiday Inn
 5300 W. Touhy Avenue, Skokie, IL 60077
 Click here to register today

This free educational program is for patients and caregivers
who want to learn more about treatment options.

  • Presentations by expert medical professionals
  • “Ask the Experts” panel
  • Complimentary parking, breakfast and lunch included
7:30 - 8:00
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 8:10
Welcome ~ Introductions
Dr. Patrick Stiff
Loyola University Medial Center
8:15 - 8:35
Molecular Typing for Leukemias & Lymphomas – Aid in Therapies?
Dr. Irum Khan
University of Illinois Chicago Medical Center
8:40 - 9:00
Update of Approaches for Unrelated Transplants
Dr. Stephanie Tsai
Loyola University Medical Center


9:05 - 9:25
New Approaches for Transplant Patients
Dr. Linda Burns
National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match


9:25 - 9:40

9:40 - 10:00
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Treatment Strategies
Dr. Parameswaran Venugopal
Rush University Medical Center

10:05 - 10:25
New Pipeline Therapies for Leukemia
Dr. Melissa Larson

Rush University Medical Center
10:30 - 10:50
Multiple Myeloma Update
Dr. Tulio Rodriguez
Advocate Health Care

10:55 - 11:25
Vaccines and Immune Cell Therapy for Leukemia and Lymphoma
Dr. Patrick Stiff
Loyola University Medical Center


11:25 - 11:40


11:40 - 12:45
Physicians Panel: Ask the Experts

(During Lunch)


The Leukemia Research Foundation is proud to present this Conference with:


Thank you to our generous supporters