4th Annual National Patient Conference on Lymphoma & CLL

– Virtual Event

Friday, October 16, and Saturday, October 17, 2020 (12 pm – 3:30 pm) EST

Lymphoma Canada is excited to host our 4th Annual National Conference VIRTUALLY this year! This patient-focused free educational event will provide presentations by expert faculty and specialists across Canada about the disease and treatment-specific information, clinical trials, the latest advancements in lymphoma research, and survivorship topics of interest. This can all be learned from the comfort of your own home with our new virtual platform – We look forward to seeing you there!

The information and content of the videos on this page are for educational or informational purposes only and should not be considered a substitute for professional medical advice or consultation with healthcare professionals. The information included in each of the videos is current only to the date of presentation.



OCTOBER 16, 2020

12:00 PM   Overview & Opening Remarks

The Lymphoma Canada Team


12:15 PM   Honoured Patient Story of Hope

Estephanie Jémus-Gonzalez


12:30 PM   Lymphoma 101 – Understanding Your Tests and Procedures

Dr. Sarah Perry


1:45 PM    Lymphoma Treatment – Overview and Evolution

Dr. Douglas Stewart




2:40 PM     Breakout sessions: Disease-Specific Biology; Current & Future Treatments

  1. DLBCL and Other Aggressive NHLs – Dr. Anthea Peters

2. Follicular Lymphoma and Other Indolent NHLs – Dr. Carolyn Owen

3. Hodgkin Lymphoma – Dr. Michael Crump

4. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia – Dr. Sue Robinson



October 17, 2020

12:00 PM   Panel Discussion Self Advocacy and Navigating the Healthcare System: Q&A with Patients and HCPs

Nanette Cox-Kennett, Alan Birch, Dr. Laurie Sehn, & a patient advocate


1:10 PM      Breakout sessions: Living with Lymphoma

  1. Fighting Fatigue with Exercise Dr. Guillaume Millet

2.  Medical Cannabis Dr. Paul Daeninck

3.  Neurocognitive Effects After Treatments Dr. Lori Bernstein

4.  Nutrition: Food as Medicine Caitlin Wallis

2:00 PM    BREAK


2:10 PM    CAR–T and Immunotherapy in Lymphoma

Dr. Ronan Foley



This conference is provided free of charge. Please consider a donation to help Lymphoma Canada to continue to provide accessible lymphoma information for all Canadians.

National Conference Agenda


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