5th Annual National Patient Conference on Lymphoma & CLL

– Virtual Event

Thursday, October 14, and Friday, October 15, 2021 (12 pm – 4:00 pm) EST Lymphoma Canada is excited to host our 5th Annual National Patient Conference! This patient-focused free educational event will be held virtually and include presentations by expert faculty and specialists across Canada. Topics range from disease and treatment-specific information, the importance of knowing your lymphoma subtype, how to speak with your friends and family about the disease, and COVID-19 updates for patients. This can all be learned from the comfort of your home with our virtual platform. We look forward to seeing you there!

National Conference Agenda

OCTOBER 14, 2021

12:00 PM   Overview & Opening Remarks

The Lymphoma Canada Team

12:10 PM   Honoured Patient – Story of Courage

12:25 PM   COVID-19 Update for Lymphoma Patients

1:10 PM   Lymphoma 101 for Newly Diagnosed Patients

2:00 PM   Importance of Knowing your Subtype

2:15 PM    Break

2:30 PM  Breakout Sessions: Lymphoma Subtypes – Disease-Specific Biology & Current/Future Treatments

  1. Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)
  2. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)/Small Lymphocytic Leukemia (SLL)
  3. Hodgkin Lymphoma
  4. Follicular Lymphoma
  5. T-Cell Lymphomas
  6. Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  7. Marginal Zone Lymphomas
  8. Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

3:30 PM   Lymphoma Subtype Q&A

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

3:55 PM   Closing Remarks

Friday, October 15, 2021

12:00 PM  Opening Remarks – Manager of Patient Programs, Research & Advocacy

Kaitlyn Beyfuss-Laski

12:05  PM  How to Speak to Family/Friends about Lymphoma

1:00 PM  Unmet Needs and Challenges with Lymphoma Treatments – Panel Discussion

2:00 PM   Break

2:10 PM  Breakout Sessions: Survivorship and Living with Lymphoma

  1. Mind-Body Interventions
  2. Cognitive Impairments and How to Manage them
  3. Long-Term and Late Treatment Side Effects and Management Techniques
  4. Navigating Health Insurance and Support Programs

3:10 PM  Closing Remarks

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.

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