Pamplin Media Group – Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to Host Online Program April 19

This article is brought to you by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Health INSIDER – Living Well with Mantle Cell Lymphoma Program

Speakers Janet Ruzich, DO and Adell Lenart, LCSW will lead the program to help patients living with mantle cell lymphoma navigate the complexities of their diagnosis, better understand the healthcare system and provide treatment strategies and survival, while providing resources and support. . The event is also open to families and healthcare professionals.

“In our Living Well with Mantle Cell Lymphoma program, we are reaching out to all patients, caregivers, families and friends to attend virtually,” said Carisa Almquist, MPH, CHES, Outreach Manager of patients and the community for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. “We are thrilled with this program and our partnership with the Providence Cancer Institute to provide our audience with the opportunity to connect with two accomplished speakers who can provide participants with informed strategies for their long-term and short-term care. is a collaboration like this with Providence Cancer Institute, along with our founding national sponsors, Pharmacyclics and Janssen Pharmaceutica, that provides patients and their circles of support with information and support for this rare cancer.”

(Image is a clickable link) Carisa Almquist - Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

During the online event, patients with mantle cell lymphoma, caregivers, family and friends will gain a better understanding of:

• MCL treatment, including standard care and clinical trials

• Strategies for making informed treatment decisions

• Tips for communicating with your healthcare team

• Strategies for managing illness and treatment side effects

• The impact of COVID-19 and vaccinations

• Strategies for managing ongoing cancer survivorship issues, including financial and employment challenges, as well as psychosocial issues

• Resources available in your local community, at cancer centers and those provided by the LLS

(Image is a clickable link) Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada

What: Living Well with Mantle Cell Lymphoma Virtual/Online Program

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, 2022

No cost

Pre-registration is mandatory:

(Each participant must register separately.)

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