Sep152017

National Conference - Montreal, QC

National Conference - Montréal, QC
September 15 - 16, 2017 

Lymphoma Canada invites you to attend its inaugural national conference on lymphoma featuring specialists from across Montreal. At this patient-focused billingual educational conference, you will learn critical information about diagnosis, treatment, side effect management, and latest research advances from a panel of leading lymphoma specialists. To register click here.

The conference will feature group presentations, as well as breakout sessions for:
CLL & SLL  |  Hodgkin and aggressive NHL | Indolent lymphomas

DATE :

September 15 - 16, 2017

WHERE :

Hotel Le Crystal
1100 Mountain Street
Montreal, QC H3G 0A1

CONFERENCE CHAIR:



DR HAROLD J. OLNEY

Hématologue-oncologue médical
Chef du département d'hématologie-médecine transfusionnelle
Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

DR DENIS CLAUDE ROY
Directeur de la recherche
Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
Université de Montréal

AGENDA :

Friday, September 15, afternoon                1 pm - 5 pm
Friday, September 15, evening reception   6 pm - 8 pm
Saturday, September 16, all day                 8 am - 5 pm 

View entire agenda HERE.

*ALL MEALS ARE INCLUDED.
This event is free, but spaces are limited and registration is required.

REGISTER NOW 


Hotel Accommodation Information

A discounted room rate is available for the conference. This rate is available if booked on or before Tuesday, August 15, 2017 or until the block is sold out. This room block will sell out quickly so please make your reservation as soon as possible. Please request the group rate for the Lymphoma Canada - if you call the hotel to reserve your room before August 15.

Reserve Your Room Today
Hotel Le Crystal
Phone: 1-877-861-5550


Friday, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

12:30 PM            Registration

1:30 PM              Opening Remarks

2:00 PM              Lymphoma 101 (biology) and Common Lymphoma Terms
                            Dr. Nathalie Johnson
                            Hematologist-oncologist, Division of Hematology, Jewish General Hospital

3:00 PM              Managing Nutrition & GI Health
                            Danielle Moreau-Amaru D.t.P. M.Sc.
                            Diététiste, CHUM

3:45 PM              Afternoon Break

4:15 PM              Coping with Survivorship
                            Dr. April Shamy
                            Hematologist-oncologist, Division of Hematology, Jewish General Hospital

5:45 PM              Closing Remarks for Day 1

6:00 PM              Networking cocktail and Hors d’oeuvres Reception

*Please note, speakers and topics may be subject to change without notice.*


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017

8:00 AM              Registration, Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM              Opening Remarks

9:15 AM              Survivor Profile: A Story of Hope
                            Estephanie Jemus, Hodgkin Lymphoma survivor

9:30 AM              Keynote: New Treatment Options/Targeted Therapies
                            Dr. Denis-Claude Roy
                            Hematologist, Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital (HMR)
                            Director, Research Laboratory, Immunology of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell, HMR
                            Director of the Cellular Therapy Program and Laboratory, HMR

10:30 AM            Morning Networking Break

11:00 AM            Breakout Sessions: Disease-Specific Biology & Current Treatment

                           Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma
                           Dr Sarit Assouline, Hematologist-oncologist, Jewish General Hospital

                           Aggressive Lymphoma
                           Dr. Stéphane Doucet, Hematologist-oncologist, CHUM

                           Indolent Lymphoma
                           Dr. Kelly Davison, Hematologist, Adult Hematology, MUHC

12:15 PM           Networking Lunch

12:45 PM           Lunch Program: Ask The Doctor – Panel Discussion

1:30 PM             Breakout Sessions: Future Diagnostics & Therapies

(Same groups and lead doctors as above.)

2:45 PM             Afternoon Networking Break

3:15 PM             Understanding Clinical Trials
                           Dr. Isabelle Fleury, Hematologist, Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont

4:00 PM             Managing Side Effects
                          Jean-Phillipe Adam, BPharm, MSc, BCPS
                          Oncology Pharmacist, Pharmacy Department, CHUM

4:45 PM             Closing Remarks

*Please note, speakers and topics may be subject to change without notice.*


REGISTER NOW 


Questions? 
renseignement@lymphoma.ca
514.426.6266 

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