New and Emerging Treatments Conference

The New and Emerging Treatments conference is hosted by the Leukemia Research Foundation for blood cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, family members, and healthcare professionals. Physician experts present on various topics, all focused on new and emerging treatment options for different blood cancer conditions. Each set of presentations will be followed by a live Q + A moderated by Patrick Stiff, MD, from Loyola Medical University Center.

Attendees may register for one or multiple sessions. All sessions are free to attend.

October 13, 2021 at 7 - 8:30pm CT


Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)

Location: Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Parameswaran Venugopal, MD, Rush University Medical Center


Non-Hodgkin lymphomas

Location: Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Justin Kline, MD, University of Chicago Medical Center

October 27, 2021 at 7 - 8:30pm CT


Multiple myeloma

Location: Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Patrick Hagen, MD, Loyola University Medical Center


CAR-T therapies

Location: Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Nasheed Hossain, MD, Loyola University Medical Center

November 10, 2021 at 7 - 8:30pm CT


Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)

Location: Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Anand Patel, MD, University of Chicago Medicine


Importance of minimal residual disease in the management of blood cancers

Location: Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Celalettin Ustun, MD, Rush University Medical Center

Program supporters

Thank you to our generous supporters who help make this conference possible.

Past conferences

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