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John Theurer Cancer Center to host inaugural Mantle Cell Lymphoma Symposium
Date:11/7/2011

HACKENSACK, N.J. (November XX, 2011) The Lymphoma Division of the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center with the participation from the Facebook groups "Hope for Lymphoma" and "Our MCL Family," will host its first-ever Mantle Cell Lymphoma Symposium on Saturday, November 12 from 8:30am 3:45pm. The event is open to both healthcare professionals and also to Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL) patients and their caregivers coping with this challenging diagnosis.

The complimentary Continuing Medical Education (CME) program will feature an international faculty of leading MCL experts who will review the latest advances in research, state-of-the-art- treatment options for new and relapsed disease and new and novel therapies for MCL.

MCL is a B-cell blood cancer called so because tumors are composed of cells that come from the "mantle" zone of the lymph node. It is one of the rarest and most challenging to treat of the non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHLs), comprising about 6% of NHL cases and currently affects about 15,000 patients in the U.S.

"MCL research has advanced the treatment options available and doubled the life expectancy for patients with this disease, but there is still much more work to be done," said Andre Goy, M.D., M.S., Chairman and Director and Chief of Lymphoma, John Theurer Cancer Center. "We can continue to develop better treatment options by collaborating with our patients. This will help them better understand and manage their disease to help move our clinical research forward."

A leading MCL researcher, member of the prestigious Mantle Cell Consortium and a member of the Lymphoma Research Foundation's esteemed Scientific Advisory Board, Dr. Goy was the Principal Investigator on the pivotal PINNACLE study, which led to the approval of the drug VELCADE, a treatment for relapsed MCL.

"Our group is honored to collaborate with Dr. Goy and the John Theurer Cancer Center to help prov
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Contact: Amy Leahing
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305-458-0599
John Theurer Cancer Center
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