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      Lone Star Blood Cancer Conference in Dallas


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      February 25, 2012

      Saturday   8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

      5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
      Dallas, Texas 75390

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      Lone Star Blood Cancer Conference

      AGENDA
      8:30 a.m. Registration, breakfast and vendors

      9:00 a.m. Welcome

      9:15 a.m. Driving the Research Bus to Better Outcomes for Blood Cancer Patients
      Deborah Banker, Ph.D. - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, White Plains, New York

      Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Get Involved

      10:00 a.m. Thrive, Don't Just Survive
      Mark R. Schaible, Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Survivor

      11:00 a.m. BREAK - coffee and vendors

      11:15 a.m. Morning Breakout Sessions

      A. Acute Leukemias - Update from the American Society of Hematology (ASH)®
      Robert Collins, M.D. - Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

      B. Lymphomas - ASH® Update
      Ritwick Panicker, M.D. - Cancer Treatment Centers of Americal, Tulsa, OK

      C. Myelodysplastic Syndromes - ASH® Update
      Madhuri Vusirikala, M.D. - Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

      D. Fertility Preservation for Adolescents & Young Adults with Cancer
      Stan Goldman, M.D. - Medical City Children's, Dallas

      E. Recent Advances and the Treatment of Pediatric/Adolescent Acute Leukemia
      Tamara Slone, M.D. - Children's Medical Center of Dallas

      F. The Survivorship Continuum: Health Protection Along the Journey
      Karen Stolar, MS, RN, FNP-BC, AOCN® - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

      G. Help Make a Difference at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Learn more about LLS and volunteering

      12:15 p.m. Pick up lunches (find your appropriate panel room)

      12:30 p.m. Lunch panels (patients, caregivers, nurse and social worker for each panel)

      A. Age 0-18
      B. Age 19-39
      C. Age 40-55
      D. Age 56+

      1:45 p.m. Break

      2:00 p.m. Afternoon Breakout Sessions

      A. Multiple Myeloma - ASH® Update
      Robert Berryman, M.D. - Texas Oncology at Medical City Hospital and Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center, Dallas

      B. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - ASH® Update
      Christopher Maisel, M.D. - Texas Oncology - Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center, Dallas

      C. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia - ASH® Update
      M.Yair Levy, M.D. - Texas Oncology - Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center, Dallas

      D. Neuropsychological late effects following the treatment of childhood leukemia and lymphoma: Resources to evaluate and improve the educational and vocational experience for survivors
      Lisa Bashore, PhD, RN, CPNP, CPON and Beth Colaluca, Ph.D. - Cook Children's Medical Center, Fort Worth

      E. Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia - ASH® Update
      Larry Anderson, M.D. - Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

      F. Myelofibrosis - ASH® Update
      Micah Burch, M.D. - Sammons Cancer Center at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas

      G. The Survivorship Continuum: Health Protection Along the Journey
      Karen Stolar, MS, RN, FNP-BC, AOCN® - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

      3:00 p.m. Break - snack

      3:15 p.m. Clinical Trials: What Are They and What Have We Learned?
      Alan Miller, M.D. - Sammons Cancer Center at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas

      Cost: Free -

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