North Texas Chapter

www.lls.org/ntx

Lone Star Blood Cancer Conference


10th Annual Lone Star Blood Cancer Conference

Saturday, February 21, 2015 

Location
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390

We are excited to announce our keynote speaker
Ethan Zohn! 

You may remember Ethan from the third season of Survivor: Africa
Not only did he win the reality show Survivor,
but he is also a blood cancer survivor! 
Join us to hear Ethan's inspirational story!

Registration now open!


Patient/Caregiver Education Topics
 

  • A Brief Overview of Disease Management and New Treatments
        Multiple Myeloma
       
    Indolent Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
       
    Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
        Acute Leukemias
        Myelodysplastic Syndrome
        CML & Myeloprolific Neoplasms
  • Integrative medicine for blood cancer patients
  • The latest trends in blood cancer research
  • The latest in care for adolescents and young adults with leukemia and lymphoma
  • Survivorship care plans
  • Accessing resources
  • Cancer rehabilitation
  • Healthy eating for cancer patients


Healthcare Professional Topics
 

  • The Best of American Society of Hematology®
  • Clinical trials for hematologic malignancies
  • Helping the caregiver survive 
  • Cancer survivorship and survivorship care plans
  • Immune/Targeted therapies for blood cancers

Complete Agenda 

Hotels 

Directions and Parking 

Conference brochure

 


REGISTER NOW!

PLEASE CAREFULLY CHOOSE THE CORRECT REGISTRATION OPTION BELOW.

Patients, Survivors, Caregivers & General Public -
CLICK HERE to register

Healthcare professionals who do NOT want CEUs are welcome to register for any breakout session. For these professionals, please use the link above.

 

Healthcare Professionals wanting CEUs - CLICK HERE to register

Healthcare professionals wanting CEUs MUST register for, and attend, Healthcare Profesional Track breakout sessions only in order to receive Continuing Education Units. For these professionals, please use the second registration link above.

Continuing Education Credits
Approved for Healthcare Professional Track Only
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 hours 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: 12/2014-12/2017. 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 lock 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. License number MUST be entered on evaluation form the day of the conference to receive certificate onsite. Learning Objectives

 

National Presenting Sponsors:

 

Takeda 

 

Teva

 

Genetech

 

ONYX

 

 

Incyte

 

 

Gilead

 

 

Pharmacyclics 

 

 

 

Local Presenting Sponsor:

 

Briggs

 

Program Sponsor:

 

CTCA

 

Thank you to our host!

 

UTSW

 

last updated on Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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