Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference

May 19, 2018
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.

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
Multiple Myeloma Update
Dr. Andrzej Jakubowiak
University of Chicago Medicine

8:40 - 9:00
Options for the Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

Dr. Irum Khan
University of Illinois Chicago Medical Center

9:05 - 9:25
New Approaches for Transplant Patients
Dr. Steven Devine
Be the Match/National Marrow Donor Program

9:25 - 9:40

9:40 - 10:00
New Drug Treatment Options for Lymphoma

Dr. Parameswaran Venugopal
Rush University Medical Center

10:05 - 10:25
Precision Medicine for Leukemia:
What Does This Mean?

Dr. Olga Frankfurt
Feinberg School of Medicine
of Northwestern University

10:30 - 10:50
Car T-Cell Therapy:
What's All the Excitement About?

Dr. Patrick Stiff
Loyola University Medical Center

10:55 - 11:25
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML):
Transplant or Not?

Dr. Patrick Hagan
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 in partnership with:


Thank you to our generous supporters.