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Illinois Blood Cancer Conference

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Thank you to those who attended this year's Illinois Blood Cancer Conference for patients, caregivers and health professionals! More than 200 people enjoyed an inspiring and educational day at Hamburger University in Oak Brook.


 conference Dr. Parameswaran Venugopal of Rush University Medical Center presents on Emerging Blood Cancer Therapies at this year's conference.

 Highlights from the conference included:

  • Updates on the latest blood cancer treatments and research
  • Multiple breakout sessions on varied topics, such as long-term survivorship care plans, nutrition, legal issues, transplants and even chair yoga
  • A special Q&A with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a blood cancer survivor, patient advocate and NBA Hall of Fame basketball player
  • Opportunities to learn about LLS programs and speak with local partners


For more information on year-round patient support services and education programs, click here click here

Conference Sponsors

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last updated on Thursday, July 11, 2013