Meet the Doctors: An Educational Program for Patients & Caregivers

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Meet the Doctors: An Educational Program for Patients & Caregivers


February 8, 2020

Hilton Omaha - St. Nicholas Room
1001 Cass St
Omaha, NE 68102

Program: 8:30 am 1:10 pm

Registration & Breakfast:  8:30 am
Program:  8:45 am – 1:10 pm

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is pleased to present our 13th annual Meet the Doctors patient education program. Please join us as our guest speakers provide an overview of blood cancers, how they’re diagnosed, classified and staged; share updates about new and emerging treatments, including clinical trials, and discuss survivorship issues and coping strategies. You will also hear about the support resources available through your local cancer center and nationally through The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.


8:30am – 8:45am – Breakfast
8:45am – 9:15am – Thrombosis and Hemostasis

Brandon J. McMahon, MD; University of Colorado
9:20am – 9:50am – State of the Art Therapy in Lymphoma
Nathan H. Fowler, MD; University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

9:55am – 10:25am – The 2020 Approach to Multiple Myeloma
Ashley E. Rosko, MD; The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
10:30am – 11:00am – Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
R. Gregory Bociek, MD, MSc; University of Nebraska Medical Center

11:00am – 11:30am – Break
11:30am – 12:00 pm – Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Hetty E. Carraway, MD, MBA, FACP; Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic
12:05pm – 12:35pm – Acute Leukemia
Eunice S. Wang, MD; Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
12:40pm – 1:10pm – Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Ayalew Tefferi, MD; Mayo Clinic


To register, please click on the REGISTER tab above. 

Please register by January 31, 2020.