3rd Annual Lymphoma Patient Conference – Toronto, ON

Saturday, September 21, 2019; 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (EDT)

Hilton Toronto, 145 Richmond Street West, Toronto ON, M5H 2L2

Following the continued success of our annual patient conferences, Lymphoma Canada will host its 3rd Annual Lymphoma Patient Conference in 2019. This patient-focused educational conference will provide presentations by expert speaking faculty from across Canada about disease and treatment specific information, clinical trials, the latest advances in lymphoma research, as well as networking opportunities for members of the lymphoma community.


Dr. John Kuruvilla
Hematologist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Chair, Scientific Advisory Board, Lymphoma Canada

Shannon Nixon
Nurse Practitioner, Princess Margaret Cancer Center
Chair, Nursing Advisory Board, Lymphoma Canada


9:00 AM   Understanding Your Lymphoma Diagnosis

Dr. Rashmi Goswami and Shannon Nixon, NP


9:45 AM   Lymphoma Treatment Options – Overview

Dr. John Kuruvilla


11:00 AM   Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Dr. David Spaner


1:15 PM   Panel Discussion: Self-Advocacy and Navigating the Healthcare System

Q&A with Patients and Healthcare Providers


2:00 PM   Nutrition: Food as Medicine

Julia Heos


3:05 PM   Fatigue and Exercise

Manesha Khazanchi

4:00 PM   Immunotherapy in Lymphoma

Dr. Ronan Foley


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