Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference

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

Saturday, May 16, 2015
7:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at
Belvedere Events & Banquets
1170 W. Devon Avenue, Elk Grove Village, IL


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.

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7:30 – 8:00
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 8:10
Welcome – Introductions
Dr. Patrick Stiff, Loyola University Medical Center
8:15 – 8:35
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) New Agents Timing?
Dr. Agne Paner, Rush University Medical Center
8:40 – 9:00
Multiple Myeloma – Is It Now Curable?
Dr. Andrzej Jakubowiak, University of Chicago
9:05 – 9:25
New Approaches for Addressing Long Term Survivorship
in Transplant Patients

Dr. Dennis L. Confer, Chief Medical Officer
National Marrow Donor Program
9:25 – 9:40
9:40 – 10:00
Advances in Bone Marrow Transplantation
Dr. Tulio Rodriguez, Loyola University Medical Center
10:05 – 10:25
Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) and Myelofibrosis Syndromes: What’s Next?
Dr. Irum Khan, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System
10:30 – 10:50
Leukemia and Lymphoma: New Agent Pipeline
Dr. Olga Frankfurt
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
10:55 – 11:25
T-Cell Therapies & Vaccines
Dr. Patrick Stiff, Loyola University Medical Center
11:25 – 11:40
11:40 – 12:45
PHYSICIAN PANEL: Ask the Experts
All Physicians

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