Expert Panel Hosts Follicular Lymphoma Symposium on September 15


In recognition of World Lymphoma Awareness Day on Saturday 15 September 2012, Rush University Cancer Center, Rush Medical Center, Chicago Blood Cancer Foundation and Hope for Lymphoma are hosting Follicular Lymphoma: On the Road to Cure, a patient and caregiver educational symposium held at Chicago's Searle Conference Center.

This symposium features some of the world's foremost experts on lymphoma. It is free, all you have to do is register.


The symposium's expert panel will discuss a variety of topics, including:

Follicular Lymphoma Basics by Brad S. Kahl MD, Chair of Lymphoma Research at University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center.

Management of Symptomatic, High Tumor Burden, or Bulky Disease by Matthias J. Rummel MD of Justus-Liebig University Hospital and School of Medicine.

Is Watch & Wait Out of Date? by Parameswaran Venugopal, MD of Rush University Medical Center and others.

Latest Options for Relapse by Christopher Flowers MD of Emory University School of Medicine.

Progress in Stem Cell Transplantation by Dr. Flowers along with Henry C. Fung MD and Sunita Nathan MD of Rush University Medical Center.

The Winding Road: Our Journeys to Long Term Survival by author Betsy de Parry, who also hosts the PBS show Candid Cancer.

How Close Are We To Cure? by the Director of the Lymphoma Program at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, Stephen J. Schuster MD. Dr. Schuster will be discussing the role of cancer vaccines such as Biovest's BiovaxID in lymphoma.

Managing Follicular Lymphoma for Long Term Optimal Survivorship by the symposium's panel of experts.


You don't need to be in Chicago to get the most out of this incredible symposium--it will be livestreamed from the symposium's web site beginning at 9 AM central time.

Registration required, but it's still free!

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