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Montreal Hodgkin Lymphoma Conference for Adolescents and Young Adults

Date & Time:

Saturday, April 6, 2019
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Venue: 

Faculty of Medicine, McIntyre Building
1200, Pine Avenue West, H3G 1Y6

Schedule: 

Opening Remarks:

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM: Hodgkin Lymphoma 101 (English) 
Dr. Nathalie Johnson, MD, PhD
Division of Hematology, Jewish General Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University              

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM: Managing side effects of chemo?
Thomas Sullivan, Pharmacist 

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM: Health-Break / Networking
Hodgkin Lymphoma 101 (French)
Dr. Nathalie Johnson, MD, PhD
Division of Hematology, Jewish General Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University 

2:40 PM – 3:00 PM: Food is medicine
Isabelle Louis XVI, Nutritionist

3:05 PM – 3:25 PM: How to stay in shape?
Marize Ibrahim, Physiotherapist

3:30 PM – 3:50 PM: Fertility treatment options and long-term effects.
Dr. William Buckett, MD ChB, MD, FRCOG
McGill University Health Centre Reproductive Centre
Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal

3:50 PM – 4:00 PM: Closing Remarks
Nivatha Balendra

Keynote Speaker:

DR. NATHALIE A. JOHNSON


Dr. Nathalie Johnson is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology at McGill University, and has been based at the Jewish General Hospital since July 2010. Dr. Johnson completed her medical studies at the University of Ottawa, and internal medicine and hematology-oncology training at McGill University. She subsequently completed a clinical fellowship in molecular pathology at the British Columbia Cancer Agency in Vancouver, followed by a PhD in pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of British Columbia. She has been awarded a Fonds de la recherche en santé (FRSQ) Chercheurs-boursiers cliniciens award and a Canada Research Chair in Hematology and Oncology in 2011. Dr. Johnson’s research focuses on studying the inherent biological properties of cancer cells that render them more resistant to chemotherapy.

❖ The event is FREE, but spaces are limited, and advance registration is required.
❖ The Hodgkin Lymphoma 101 presentation will be held in ENGLISH and FRENCH.
❖ All other presentations will be held in ENGLISH.

 

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