Mississippi/Louisiana Chapter


Gulf South Blood Cancer Conference


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LLS 2014 Gulf South Blood Cancer Conference September 27, 2014 Hilton Riverside Hotel, New Orleans, LA

A FREE full-day conference for patients and caregivers.

2014 Conference Agenda

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2014 Conference Faculty Photos & Bios

Keynote Address

 GSBCC photo Rosen The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 2014: Progress, Promise and Prospects for Blood Cancer Cures
Presented by: Brian Rosen, JD, Chief Policy, Advocacy, and Patient Access Officer, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Washington, DC


GSBCC photo Jillella

Someday is Today: A Snapshot of Innovation in Blood Cancer Care
"A Simplified Patient Care Strategy to Decrease Early Deaths in Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia"
Presented by: Dr. Anand P. Jillella, MD, FACP, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Click here to see a list of the 2014 Exhibitors! 


This is a green conference.
Wifi will not be availalbe in the Hilton Conference Center during the event. Please plan to download to your mobile device (ipad, laptop computer, phone) or print in advance the conference session slide handouts.

Session Slides / Handouts

coming soon


GSBCC 2014 sponsors and grant logos

To educate blood cancer patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, and the community about blood cancer diagnoses, treatment, survivorship, and support.



  • Identify strategies to make informed decisions about a treatment plan, managing the disease and treatment specific side effects, and survivorship care planning; and understand the importance of obtaining a treatment summary and follow up plan to coordinate ongoing care

  • Formulate management strategies for ongoing cancer survivorship issues, including fatigue, "chemo brain," financial and employment challenges and psychosocial needs of individuals and families

  • Explore the educational and supportive care resources available and how to access services, especially at comprehensive cancer centers and LLS

  • Identify services and programs available for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals, especially at LLS, that educate, support, and advocate blood cancer cures

Professional Conference Track (Approved for 5.5 CE)


CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS: Approval for nurses has been obtained by the National Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society under provider number CEP 5832 to award 5.5 continuing education contact hour(s) through the California Board of Registered Nursing. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), provider number 1105, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www. aswb.org Approved Continuing Education Program (ACE). Approval Period: 12/2011-12/2014. LLS maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 5.5 CE clinical clock hour(s). Upon completion of this program and submission of the activity evaluation, a certificate of completion will be issued to you following the program. Partial credit will not be offered.

last updated on Thursday, September 18, 2014