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                                                                                                                            nOn-HOdgkin LyMpHOMA:
                                                                                                                            Achieving Optimal Patient Outcomes with Best Practices
                                                                                                                            for Disease Assessment, Treatment, and Supportive Care

                                                                                                                                                                                             FAcULty                                  Thomas M. Habermann, MD                          Stephen J. Schuster, MD
                                                                                                                                                                                             Steven H. Bernstein, MD                  Professor of Medicine                            Director, Lymphoma Program and
                                                                                                                                                                                             Professor of Medicine and Oncology       Department of Hematology                         Lymphoma Translational Research
tARget AUdience                                                           edUcAtiOnAL ObjectiveS                            diScLOSURe OF cOnFLictS                                          Co-Director, Lymphoma Biology Program    Mayo Clinic                                      Robert and Margarita Louis-Dreyfus
This activity has been designed to meet the                               After completing this activity, the participant   OF inteReSt                                                      James P. Wilmot Cancer Center            Rochester, Minnesota                             Associate Professor of Chronic Lymphocytic
educational needs of hematologists, oncolo-                               should be better able to:                         The “Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy” of Albert           University of Rochester Medical Center                                                    Leukemia and Lymphoma
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fredrick B. Hagemeister, MD                      Abramson Cancer Center of the University of
gists, surgical oncologists, oncology nurses,                                                                               Einstein College of Medicine requires that faculty partic-       Rochester, New York
                                                                          • Examine key concepts essential to best                                                                                                                    Professor of Medicine                            Pennsylvania School of Medicine
and internal medicine physicians who are                                    practice as it relates to diagnosis,            ipating in any CME activity disclose to the audience any         Bruce D. Cheson, MD                      Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma                   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
involved in the care of patients with non-                                                                                  relationship(s) with a pharmaceutical, product, or device        Professor of Medicine                    The University of Texas MD Anderson
                                                                            classification, and staging of NHL                                                                                                                        Cancer Center                                    Rajni Sinha, MD, MRCP
Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).                                                                                                     company. Any presenter whose disclosed relationships             Deputy Chief, Division of Hematology
                                                                                                                                                                                             and Oncology                             Houston, Texas                                   Assistant Professor, Hematology and Mediacal
                                                                          • Apply knowledge of disease classification,      prove to create a conflict of interest with regard to their                                                                                                Oncology
StAteMent OF need                                                           staging, and advances with prognostic           contribution to the activity will not be permitted to present.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      John P. Leonard, MD                              Winship Cancer Institute
                                                                                                                                                                                             Georgetown University Medical Center
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a diverse                                     indicators as tools to stratify patients and                                                                                                              Professor of Medicine                            Emory University School of Medicine
                                                                                                                            Albert Einstein College of Medicine also requires that           Washington, District of Columbia
group of cancers comprising many subtypes,                                                                                                                                                                                            Richard T. Silver Distinguished Professor of
                                                                            guide treatment decision-making                                                                                                                                                                            Atlanta, Georgia
                                                                                                                            faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the        Andre Goy, MD, MS                        Hematology and Medical Oncology
distinguished by the characteristics of the
                                                                          • Appraise the value of guidelines and            audience when discussing any unlabeled or investiga-             Deputy Director                          Weill Cornell Medical College
cancer cells associated with each disease                                                                                                                                                                                             Attending Physician                              cOURSe diRectOR/
                                                                            consensus recommendations as integral           tional use of any commercial product or device not yet           Chief, Division of Lymphoma
type.1 Although NHL disease classification                                                                                                                                                   Director, Clinical and Translational     New York-Presbyterian Hospital                   RevieweR
                                                                            components for best-practice when               approved for use in the United States.                                                                                                                     Amit Verma, MD, MB, BS
has evolved over the years, the pathologic                                                                                                                                                   Cancer Research                          New York, New York
diversity of NHL together with the different                                managing patients with NHL                      Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Center for Continuing       John Theurer Cancer Center                                                                Associate Professor, Department of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Samir S. Parekh, MD                              Medicine (Oncology)
classification systems and seemingly com-                                 • Evaluate new therapeutic advances and           Medical Education, and RMEI staff have no conflicts of           Hackensack University Medical Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Attending Physician, Stem Cell Transplant Unit
                                                                                                                                                                                             Hackensack, New Jersey                                                                    Associate Professor, Department of
plex algorithms makes accurate disease                                      their place in the clinical setting for         interest with commercial interests related directly or                                                    Department of Oncology                           Developmental and Molecular Biology
diagnosis, classification, and staging chal-                                improved patient outcomes                       indirectly to this educational activity.                         Stephanie A. Gregory, MD, FACP           Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine      Montefiore Medical Center
lenging. Guidelines and consensus recom-                                                                                                                                                     The Elodia Kehm Chair of Hematology      Montefiore Medical Center                        Albert Einstein College of Medicine
mendations continue to remain an integral                                 • Formulate strategies for best outcomes in       AMeRicAnS w itH diSAbiLitieS Act                                 Professor of Medicine and Director       Albert Einstein College of Medicine              Bronx, New York
                                                                            patients who are refractory to or have                  Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Robert           Section of Hematology                    Bronx, New York
part of clinical practice while novel therapies
                                                                            relapsed after treatment                                Michael Educational Institute (RMEI) fully intend        Rush University Medical Center/
are being investigated and offer promise for                                                                                                                                                                                          Oliver W. Press, MD, PhD
                                                                                                                                                                                             Rush University
improved patient outcomes.2 Consequently,                                                                                   to comply with the legal requirements of the American            Chicago, Illinois
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer
it is essential that physicians keep abreast
                                                                          Fee inFORMAt iOn                                  with Disabilities Act. If any participant of this activity                                                Research Center
                                                                          This educational activity is complimentary.                                                                                                                 Dr. Penny E. Peterson Memorial Chair for
of advances in the assessment, diagnosis,                                                                                   is in need of special accommodations, please contact
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lymphoma Research
staging and treatment of NHL.                                                                                               RMEI at least two weeks prior to the activity at                                                          Professor of Medicine
    Lymphoma Research Foundation. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL). Available                                                     866-770-RMEI (7634).                                                                                      University of Washington
    at:                                                                                                                                                                Seattle, Washington
    Accessed January 3, 2011.
    Delmonte A, et al. Oncologist. 2009;14:511-525.

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