Webinars on leukemia and lymphoma

Webcasts

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

Visit this page to access virtual lectures, audio files and slide shows of previously broadcast programs on the latest research, symptom management, and disease-specific information. 

 


 

Upcoming Webcast

Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma: From Diagnosis to Treatment 

December 9th, 2020

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Previous Webcasts:

Virtual Breakout Session: AML Overview

Join us to learn more on how you can better manage your blood cancer experience. Dr. Steven Chan will discuss treatment options and what you can do to minimize the impact and side effects of cancer treatment for AML. This webcast is part of this year's Virtual National Leukemia Conference.  

Virtual Breakout Session: CLL Overview

Join us to learn more on how you can better manage your blood cancer experience. Dr. Vighnesh Bharath will discuss treatment options and what you can do to minimize the impact and side effects of cancer treatment for CLL. This webcast is part of this year's Virtual National Leukemia Conference. 

Virtual Breakout Session: CML Overview

Join us to learn more on how you can better manage your blood cancer experience. Dr. Dennis Kim will discuss treatment options and what you can do to minimize the impact and side effects of cancer treatment for CML. This webcast is part of this year's Virtual National Leukemia Conference.  

Virtual Breakout Session: ALL Overview

Join us to learn more on how you can better manage your blood cancer experience. Dr. Tracy Murphy will discuss treatment options and what you can do to minimize the impact and side effects of cancer treatment for ALL. This webcast is part of this year's Virtual National Leukemia Conference.   

Cancer doesn’t stop and neither do you: Ask A Researcher - Panel ...

In this webcast you will have access to leading LLSC funded researchers across Canada as they come together to answer your questions on:
  The Impact of COVID-19 on blood cancer research Challenges of the pandemic for those newly diagnosed and people in treatment Their current studies that aim to prevent, detect and treat blood cancers Where the money goes/how research dollars are being used &...

New frontiers and emerging treatments for acute myeloid leukemia

In recent decades, we’ve seen tremendous advances in understanding acute myeloid leukemia. In the next five years, emerging treatments and targeted therapies can help save more lives and improve outcomes for so many Canadians.  If you or your loved one are newly diagnosed, in treatment or navigating life after acute myeloid leukemia, join us for an interactive webcast with Dr. Joseph Brandwein on September ...

COVID-19: Conversation with a Hematologist

In this webcast, Dr. Florian Kuchenbauer, clinical scientist and associate professor, provides an overview of our current knowledge on COVID-19 and blood cancers. He answers some questions from the blood cancer community.  Watch Recording    ...

Survivor and Caregiver Burnout

Caring for a loved one with cancer can be a hard job mentally and physically. Even when treatment ends, caregivers still play an important role in the lives of cancer survivors. Dr. Ashley Margeson, ND and Dr. Jeremy Hayman, ND will discuss the reality of caregiver burnout and how we can work to prevent it from happening. Participants will learn the signs of caregiver burnout, strategies for coping and recoverin...

Surviving the survivorship issues: Moving Forward

In this webcast, Dr. Mary Jane Esplen, Executive Director, Scientist, and Professor, de Souza Institute, University Health Network and University of Toronto will discuss common survivorship issues and share ways to cope and move forward.   Watch Recording   ...

Eating Healthy During a Pandemic

Registered Holistic Nutritionist Tara K. Antle discusses how a combination of proper nutrition, regular physical activity, and maintaining a positive attitude are achievable means for Canadians to enhance their health and well-being during times of isolation and social-distancing. Watch Recording   ...

Finding Gratitude and Practicing Yoga and Meditation During COVID...

Webcast Details
  Finding Gratitude and Practicing Yoga and Meditation During COVID-19
  Part I -How to Stay Positive in Challenging Times Mayra Husic was diagnosed with stage IV follicular lymphoma back in 2011. Her blood cancer experience consisted of a lengthy treatment, lung surgery, a diagnosis of fibromyalgia, and a second round in ‘watch-and-wait’, which is where she remain...

COVID-19: Looking After your Mental Health and Wellbeing

Webcast Details
  COVID-19: Looking After your Mental Health and Wellbeing
  It’s a stressful time for everyone right now.  We reached out to Dr. Megan Rodway, clinical psychiatrist, who has agreed to walk you through what you can do right now to help optimize your mental and physical health during self-quarantine.  She offers specific tools to calm your mind and body, ...

COVID-19 and Cancer - What you Need to Know Now

Webcast Details COVID-19 and What you Need to Know Now: Mitigating the Spread and its Impact on Canadians Affected by a Blood Cancer In this webcast, Dr. Vinh provides a brief overview of COVID-19 and factors associated with risk of severe disease. He then answers selected questions from audience members. As the global community navigates this new normal, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada will co...

Living with a Chronic Blood Cancer

In this webcast, nurse and psychotherapist Bonney Elliott addresses the psychosocial impacts of living with a chronic blood cancer on quality of life, stress, and social and family relationships. 

Searching for Meaning & Finding a "New Normal"

This webcast briefly explores 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." 

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...

webcasts

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

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 care and treatment. ...

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
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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 ​ ...