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Workshop A – Adolescents with Lymphoma: Managing a Myriad of Issues


Presentation Description:
Adolescence is a transformative and often trying time in any young person’s life; throwing in a lymphoma diagnosis creates a veritable web of challenges. This interactive workshop tackled issues that are common in adolescents diagnosed with lymphoma, specifically: treatment-related toxicities, mental health concerns and sexuality. Attendees left with practical strategies to bring back to the bedside.  

Speakers (in presentation order):

Kara Kelly, MD
Associate Director, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell Transplant, Columbia University, New York
Medical Center Chair, Hodgkin Lymphoma Committee, Children’s Oncology Group

Megan Harrison, MD, FRCPC
Pediatrician, Divison of Adolescent Health, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa

Anne Katz, PhD, RN
Clinical Nurse Specialist & AASECT-Certified Sexuality Counselor
CancerCare Manitoba

 

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