Chicago Treatment Options Conference Open for Free Registration


The Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF) is working with Loyola University Health System and Be The Match to host a free conference on Saturday, June 14, 2014 for leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) patients and caregivers.

The conference will be held at:
Belvedere Events and Banquets
1170 W. Devon Avenue
Elk Grove Village, Ill

It begins at 7:30 a.m. and runs through 12:45 p.m.

Parking, continental breakfast and lunch are provided, free of charge.

How Will Attending This Help Me?

If you're local and can attend, this conference offers patients, caregivers, advocates and loved ones the opportunity to:

  • Learn more about your specific disease
  • Learn more about current treatments and emerging therapies
  • Put your questions to an expert physicians panel
  • Hear from others also coping with blood cancer
  • Hook up with a support network

What's On the Agenda?

Here's how they'll roll:

Dr. Parameswaran Venugopal from Rush University Medical Center will discuss Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL).

Dr. Todd Zimmerman from the University of Chicago Medicine will discuss Multiple Myeloma.

Dr. Willis Navarro of the National Marrow Donor Program will discuss "Approaches for Increasing Transplant for 'Donor-less' Patients".

Dr. Patrick Stiff of Loyola University Medical Center will discuss "Advances in Bone Marrow Transplantation".

Dr. Damiano Rondelli of the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago will discuss Myelodysplastic (MDS) and Myelofibrosis Syndromes.

Dr. Olga Frankfurt of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University will discuss Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML).

And Dr. Scott Smith of Loyola University Medical Center will discuss "New Targeted Therapies for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL)".

During the scheduled lunch time, a physician panel will open featuring all presenting doctors during which time patients can ask questions.

Click HERE for more information on the conference and where to register.

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