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Lymphoma Canada Launches the Adolescents and Young Adults Program


Lymphoma is the leading cancer diagnosed amongst adolescents and young adults (AYAs) between the ages of 15 and 39. In support of this often overlooked patient population, Lymphoma Canada is launching the Lymphoma AYA Program to ensure the health and well-being of adolescents and young adults.

This year, Lymphoma Canada is hosting two regional education conferences focused on Hodgkin lymphoma, in addition to a National Conference. All conferences are open to patients, their families, and the general public. For a complete list of upcoming events, please visit our events page.

As part of the AYA initiative, Lymphoma Canada will also launch an AYA Peer Support Program to connect young patients and their caregivers with other adolescents and young adults who have experienced lymphoma. If you've recently been diagnosed with lymphoma, it may be helpful to speak with someone who has experienced treatment and has learned how to cope with the same illness. If you are interested in participating as a newly diagnosed patient or in becoming a peer mentor, please visit our website.
 

AYA Patient Experience

At Lymphoma Canada, we often hear from patients, caregivers, friends, and family members who are looking to share their stories. This is an important part of going through the lymphoma experience.

Madison Miles was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at age 22. She has completed chemotherapy treatment at Princess Margaret Cancer Center and contributes to patient support programs here at Lymphoma Canada. Click here to learn more about Madison's journey with lymphoma.
Read Madison's latest blog post, Enduring Chemotherapy as a Young Adult
 

CAR-T Cell Therapy in the Real World: Outcomes and Predictors of Response, Resistance and Toxicity


 

Association of Health Behaviors and Quality of Life in Lymphoma Survivors
























Regional Conference on Hodgkin Lymphoma for Adolescents and Young Adults - April 6, 2019 - Montreal, QC
To coincide with the launch of the new Lymphoma AYA Program, Lymphoma Canada will be hosting a regional conference for Hodgkin patients and their families in Montreal. Join our speaker, Dr. Nathalie Johnson, and other renowned specialists as they discuss Hodgkin lymphoma 101, the importance of nutrition, how to stay in shape, and fertility for lymphoma patients. This event is FREE to attend, but does require registration in advance to secure your spot.

REGISTER FOR OUR AYA CONFERENCE


Bid For A Cure Online Auction - May 1-8, 2019
Bid For A Cure will be hosting it's annual online auction to benefit Lymphoma Canada by raising funds and awareness of lymphoma. Highlights from last year's auction include passes to Shawn & Ed's Brewing Co, passes to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, SodaStream machines, Blundstone boots, and an assortment of lavish weekend getaways. Stay tuned for a full list of this year's items as they become available.

LEARN MORE AT BIDFORACURE.COM


Jenna's Lemonade Stand - June 15, 2019 - Thornhill, ON
In 2011, Jenna, her sister Jordyn, and their mom Elise came up with the idea to organize and host a lemonade stand in order to raise money for Lymphoma Canada. The event was held in honour of Jenna and Jordyn's father, Stewart Zaracoff, who had passed away from lymphoma. This year, join Jenna and her family & friends as they celebrate the 9th annual Jenna's Lemonade Stand on Saturday, June 15th at 11:00am - rain or shine! More event details are listed on our website.

DONATE TO JENNA'S LEMONADE STAND

March 26, 2019 at 4:00 PM EST

‘Watch & Wait’ for Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
with Shannon Nixon, MN, NP
Register for the webinar
 

April 26, 2019 at 1:00 PM EST

Advances in Treatment of Peripheral T Cell Lymphoma (PTCL)
with Dr. Kerry J. Savage
Register for Dr. Savage's webinar


Past Webinars:


Advances in Front-Line Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
with Dr. Versha Banerji
Watch Dr. Banerji's webinar

Diagnosis and Treatment of Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)
with Dr. Michael Crump
Watch Dr. Crump's webinar


VOLUNTEER

Lymphoma Canada is always seeking active and passionate volunteers to join our network. Visit our website for current volunteer opportunities, including Peer Mentors.
VOLUNTEER


SHOP

Lymphoma Canada recently launched an official online store with an assortment of apparel including t-shirts and hats. All proceeds will go directly towards helping lymphoma patients and their families.
SHOP


DONATE

 
At Lymphoma Canada, we rely on the generosity of foundations, corporations, and most of all, people like you, for our ongoing support.
 
DONATE


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