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
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
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