Focus on Leukemia, Lymphoma & Myeloma

The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: May 11, 2005

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Conference Dates: June 24, 2005
Conference Location: Hilton Hotel, 4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Sponsoring Group: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Greater Delaware Valley Division and the Abramson Cancer Center of the University

Conference Brochure: Focus on Leukemia, Lymphoma & Myeloma [PDF]

Topics Covered: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania have joined together to present this unique conference. The ultimate goal of this day-long conference is to educate participants about the latest research advances, clinical treatments and practices, symptom management and psychosocial issues in the field of hematological malignancies. The purpose of this program is to advance the education of treating professionals in the field of hematology-oncology and improve the overall quality of life of blood cancer patients, survivors and their families.

Conference Objectives:

  • Identify, apply and explain the latest practices and applications in symptom management in working with patients with blood cancers.
  • Understand the latest research developments, treatment advances, clinical practices and psychosocial issues in patient and families with blood cancers.
  • Identify credible sources and avenues of access to information, guidance and resources, pertaining to blood cancer patients, families and treating health care professionals.

Who Should Attend: The content of this program will provide an ideal learning environment for cancer patients, survivors, family members and healthcare professionals.

Registration Information: To register, call 215-614-1818 or 1-800-789-PENN(7366) or register on-line using the below form. Registration Deadline is Monday, June 20, 2005

Continuing Education: Yes. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #5832 for 4.5 contact hours.