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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Greater Bay Area Chapter to Host the 2014 Emerging Therapies & Survivorship Conference
Date:12/10/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Greater Bay Area Chapter will be hosting its annual Emerging Therapies & Survivorship Conference for blood cancer patients on Saturday, January 25, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PT at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco.  The Emerging Therapies & Survivorship Conference is a free event that brings the latest advances in blood cancer research and clinical trials to Northern California blood cancer patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals.  LLS is honored to be hosting keynote speaker Dan Shapiro, Ph.D., psychologist, professor, author and professional speaker, to give his notable talk, A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to Chemotherapy.

The Emerging Therapies & Survivorship Conference will begin with breakfast and a welcome message from LLS, and continue with the keynote speech, exhibitor sessions and concurrent breakout sessions.  During the breakout sessions, attendees will have the opportunity to speak with hematology experts about various blood cancers, including acute myeloid leukemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and more.  To view the complete conference program agenda, please click here.

Sponsors for the 2014 Emerging Therapies & Survivorship Conference include Millennium, Genentech, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Celgene, and Gilead and partners include Association of Northern California Oncologists, Marin Specialty Care, Redwood Regional Medical Group, Stanford Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa.

The Emerging Therapies & Survivorship Conference is a free educational event and will be taking place on Saturday, January 25, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PT at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, located at 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, Calif., 94111.  Space is limited and registration is required.  To reserve your space, register online at bit.ly/emergingtherapies

For more information about the conference, contact Lauren Wilkerson, MPH, MSW, at 415-625-1115 or visit www.lls.org/gba.

About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer.  The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.  LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services for patients and their loved ones.

Major LLS fundraising campaigns include Team In Training, Light The Night Walk, School & Youth, Man & Woman of the Year and Leukemia Cup Regatta.  To reach the widest possible audience, LLS partners with national and regional level companies and brands, including Nike, Disney, Burlington and others.

Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada.  To learn more, visit www.LLS.org.  Patients and caregivers should contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.Greater Bay Area Chapter OfficesSan Francisco

221 Main Street, Suite 1650, San Francisco, CA 94105, 415-625-1100Silicon Valley/Monterey

675 North First Street, Suite 1100, San Jose, CA 95112, 408-490-2666North Bay

2455 Bennett Valley Road, Suite B204, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 707-544-4350


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