Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to hold online program April 19
Speakers Janet Ruzich, D.O. and Adell Lenart, LCSW will host the program intended to help patients living with mantle cell lymphoma to navigate the complexities of their diagnosis, understand the healthcare system better, and provide strategies for treatment and survivorship, while providing resources and support. The event is also open to family and healthcare professionals.
"In our Living Well with Mantle Cell Lymphoma program, we are reaching out to any patients, caregivers, family and friends to attend virtually," Carisa Almquist, MPH, CHES, Patient and Community Outreach Manager for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society said. "We are excited about this program and our partnership with Providence Cancer Institute to provide our audience the opportunity to connect with two accomplished speakers who can provide attendees with informed strategies for their care both long term and short term. It is collaboration like this with Providence Cancer Institute, along with our founding national sponsors, Pharmacyclics and Janssen Pharmaceutica, which gives patients and their support circles information and support for this rare cancer."
During the online event, Mantle Cell Lymphoma patients, caregivers, family, and friends will gain a better understanding of:
•MCL treatment, including standard care and clinical trials
•Strategies to make informed decisions about treatment
•Tips for communicating with your healthcare team
•Strategies to manage disease 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 LLS
What: Living Well with Mantle Cell Lymphoma Virtual/online program
When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Pre-registration is required: www.na.eventscloud.com/mantlecellpnw
(Each participant should register separately.)