Special Seminar on the State of Blood Cancers – October 18

Are you a newly diagnosed patient, a long-term survivor, a caregiver, or a friend of a patient?  This program has something for you!  Hear from medical experts and learn more about your disease, current treatment, and emerging therapies at no cost to you!

  Join The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS’s) Texas Gulf Coast Chapter on The State of Blood Cancers

This year’s focus will be on Adult Acute & Chronic Leukemias and MDS.  
Patients will hear local physicians talk about the 
latest treatment information for Adult ALL, AML, MDS, CLL, and CML.

When: Saturday, October 18, 2014, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Where: Trevisio Restaurant and Conference Center (located on the 6th floor of the Commons) 6550 Bertner St., Houston, TX 77030

Register here.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ronald DePhino, President, MD Anderson Cancer Center 


9:00AM – 9:50AM     Registration and Breakfast

9:50AM – 10:00AM   Welcome and Introductions

10:00AM – 10:30AM  Dr. DePinho, President MD Anderson

Presenting Speakers:

10:30AM     AML & MDS –  Dr. Naveen Pemmaraju, MD Anderson Cancer Center

11:00AM     ALL – Dr.  Swaminathan Iyer, Houston Methodist Cancer Center

11:25AM     CLL & CML – Dr. Sai Ravi Pingali,  Houston Methodist Cancer Center

11:50AM     Genetics in Hematologic Malignancies – Dr. Courtney DiNardo, MD Anderson Cancer Center

12:15PM      Lunch – Opportunity to share your experiences with others who have a similar diagnosis or with a caregiver

1:00PM        Survivorship: How to Cope with an Acute or Chronic Disease – Dr. Khanh Thi-Thuy Nguyen

2:30PM       Wrap-up and Closing Remarks


 No charge for parking!        Drawing for gift cards!

  Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be served.


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