Acute Graft Versus Host Disease and Its Many Challenges – nbmtLINK Lunch & Learn at Noon:

Jan 11, 2023Partners

Acute Graft Vs. Host Disease & Its Challenges nbmtlink lunch and learn january 2023

Acute Graft Versus Host Disease and Its Many Challenges

A FREE Call In Telephone Support Program for Patients and Their Families/ Caregivers/ Loved Ones
Presented by the National Bone Marrow Transplant Link, www.nbmtlink.org

Special thanks to our generous sponsors: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Incyte, Omeros Corporation and Pharmacyclics & Janssen. We also thank our Esteemed Link Partners. We also thank the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, Sylvia Stan Mulka Fund

*IMPORTANT* YOU MUST CALL IN
Here are the Call In Details
Toll Free Dial In: 888-596-4144
Conference ID: 1706906#Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023
NOON to 1 pm EST

This month, we will discuss about acute Graft Versus Host Disease (aGVHD). Dr. Phuong Vo, an Assistant Professor of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center will help the newly transplanted and their loved ones better understand the potential complications that can take place in the first 100 days post-transplant focusing on acute GVHD. Dr. Vo will cover the common symptoms, how to diagnose, how to treat and what you need to do to prevent this complication.

As well, Lisa Loutzenhiser, an AML survivor since early 2020 will share her personal experience and valuable tips regarding acute issues. The nbmtLINK’s licensed staff social worker, Jennifer Gillette will facilitate the program. There will also be plenty of time for live questions.

If you have any technical issues related to registering, please call Cindy Burke, (248) 496-3206, or email cindyburke@nbmtlink.org. The call-in information is contained in the form you use to register. Note: YOU call in participate. (We do not call you.) This program is recorded and available on our website one week after airing live. (www.nbmtlink.org)

This FREE program is intended to provide psychosocial and emotional
support along with health information from national experts regarding critical topics surrounding cancer and treatments.


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