Treatment Options for
Blood Cancer Patients Conference

Saturday, May 11, 2019
Hyatt Regency Lisle ~ 1400 Corporetum Drive, Lisle, IL


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


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
Multiple Myeloma Therapies Update
Dr. Patrick Hagen,  Loyola University Medical Center

8:40 - 9:00
When is Treatment Needed for Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)?

Dr. Irum Khan, University of Illinois Chicago Medical Center

9:05 - 9:25
New Approaches for Transplant Patients

Dr. Linda Burns, Vice President and Medical Director, NMDP/Be The Match

9:25 - 9:40

9:40 - 10:00
New Advances in Therapies for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Dr. Parameswaran Venugopal, Rush University Medical Center

10:05 - 10:25
Novel Therapies for Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)

Dr. Olga Frankfurt, Northwestern University Medical Center

10:30 - 10:50
CAR T-cell Therapy: LRF/Loyola Initiative

Dr. Patrick Stiff,  Loyola University Medical Center

10:55 - 11:25
Emerging Therapies for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL)

Dr. Justin Kline, University of Chicago Medicine

11:25 - 11:40

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

(During Lunch)
All Physicians

Space is Limited … Please Register by May 5th


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


Thank you to our generous supporters.