Webinars on leukemia and lymphoma


The LLSC webcast series is an interactive, educational showcase of the progress we have made in understanding, treating and managing blood cancers.

“I had lymphoma in 2005 and to hear of the breakthroughs in the past 12 + years is hopeful and amazing. Thank you for taking the time to put this together and thank you to the Dr and everyone for the research they continue to do." - Webcast Participant

Learn more by participating over the telephone and online in upcoming webcasts. Visit this page to access virtual lectures, audio replays and program slides from past programs.




Searching for Meaning & Finding a "New Normal”
Wednesday, February 19, 12 p.m. EST


This webcast will briefly explore the impact of a cancer diagnosis - both on the individual and family. Additionally, the non-medical implications following a diagnosis will be addressed and further highlight the challenges in moving forward and finding a "new normal."



Previous Webcasts:

CLL Treatment: New Options, More Hope

Webcast Details In this webcast, Dr. Banerji discusses the diagnosis and approach to CLL management, the indications to treat and the decision making based on patient characteristics and molecular testing that leads to treatment decisions for approved and funded treatments. 

Acute Myeloid Leukemia - diagnosis and treatment in 2020

Acute Myeloid Leukemia - diagnosis and treatment in 2020

Webcast Details In this webcast, Dr. Florian Kuchenbauer explains modern approaches to classification and treatment of acute myeloid leukemia. He further discusses clinical trials that changed treatment paradigms and explain how research opens new treatment avenues. This interactive and easy to understand webcast is aimed at patients, relatives, friends and everybody who is interested in acute myeloid leukemia. ...

New treatment horizon: Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-Cell Therapy

New treatment horizon: Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-Cell The...

Webcast Details Surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation have been the foundation of cancer treatment for decades. Cancer researchers are now studying how harnessing the immune system can help destroy cancer cells. One type of immunotherapy involves engineering patients’ own T-cells to have a unique receptor, called a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR), enabling these immune cells to recognize and attack cancer cells. ...

Clinical Trials: What You Need To Know

Clinical Trials: What You Need To Know

In this webcast Clinical Trials Ontario and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada will provide blood cancer patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals with an overview of clinical trials concepts and processes. The objective is to give listeners a better understanding of the information about clinical trials and to deliver reliable and trustworthy resources. Furthermore, listeners will hear the firsthand...

Fishing for Cures

Fishing for Cures: Using the zebrafish to find new treatments for...

Dr. Jason Berman is a pioneer in using the zebrafish model to study leukemia and other blood disorders.
  Remarkably, these small tropical fish have similar genetics and blood systems to humans, which is very humbling. Because they reproduce externally and their larvae are transparent, the zebrafish provides a “window” into normal blood development. Genetic manipulation enables the ability to intro...

The Science Behind CBC: Understanding Your Bloodwork

This webcast will review the information behind your regular blood tests, why you need to have them done and what they all mean in the context of your blood cancer diagnosis. Ever wonder what all of this bloodwork is for? What do all the numbers & abbreviations even mean? What information does it provide to your doctors & care team? What is the science behind these tests and how are...


Let's Fight Lymphoma Together!

This webcast will provide an overview on Lymphomas, symptoms of blood cancer, treatment options and patient resources.   Presenter: Dr. Vighnesh Bharath Date: May 16, 2019 Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm   ...

Webcast : Highlights from the last ASH Annual Meeting

The 60th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition held in San Diego this past December was the most comprehensive hematology event of the year. Led by top minds in the field, it provided the opportunity to review the latest scientific research and education in the hottest topics in hematology and hematology-oncology.  In this presentation, learn how these rapidly evolving...

Children & Teens with Cancer: Challenges at School after Treatmen...

With support, many children and teens continue their schooling in some way after a cancer diagnosis despite the challenges presented by the disease, its treatment, and the social and emotional impact of the illness.  However, for some children and teens, emotional and cognitive challenges continue or become evident after treatment ends.  How do we recognize these challenges and help ensure these children an...

Webcast: Precision Medicine in Blood Cancers

Learn about the current state of knowledge on precision medicine and targeted therapies, and how they can improve a patient’s outcome.
  Precision medicine, also known as “personalized medicine,” is defined as a form of medicine that uses information about a person’s genes, proteins, and environment to prevent, diagnose and treat disease. Precision medicine emerged within the last 20 years as a...

Facing Brain Fog and Fatigue

The 'F' words…Facing Brain Fog and Fatigue

Webcast Details Cancer related fatigue and brain fog are often said to be the most common and distressing symptoms reported by people living with cancer.  Learn about the two big 'F' words in cancer care and treatment along with how to manage fatigue in day to day life and self-management techniques to improve brain fog. In this presentation you will learn more about some of the big 'F' words in cancer car...

Updates on the Landscape of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

Researchers are studying new methods that could improve the treatment of CML. Advances in cancer treatment and new ways to relieve side effects have resulted in increased quality of life and a better prognosis for many people with this disease. 
  Subjects discussed in this webinar:  Latest developments in CML research and their implications for patient care and quality of life  ...

myeloma webcast

Multiple Myeloma overview

Overview on current and emerging treatment options, learn about managing symptoms and treatment related side effects Presenter:  
Peter Anglin, MD, FRCPC, MBA
Physician Lead Stronach Regional Cancer Centre and Central LHIN Regional Cancer Program   Event location:
Stronach Regional Cancer Centre at Southlake Regional Health Centre - Newmarket, ON   Webcast Link:

Immunotherapy: is using the immune system to tackle cancer a real...

Topics   Overview of immunotherapy How immunotherapy works Which patients are eligible for immunotherapy Getting the latest treatments to patients     Speaker   Dr. Denis Claude Roy
Professor of Medicine, Université de Montréal
Director of Research, CIUSSS Est-Ile-de-Montréal
CEO, CellCAN Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy Network

Lymphoma Research: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

​Topics: Overview of the research process Key research developments impacting treatment and patient quality of life Promising areas of research Hot topics in Lymphoma Speaker: Dr. Jean-Sébastien Delisle 
Centre de recherche de l'Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
Montreal, Quebec ​ ...