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New York City CLL Support Group May 20 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

New York City CLL Support Group

May 20 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This “Special Session with Dr. Richard Furman” will replace our regularly scheduled April and May meetings.

Location for this specific meeting:.

Belfer Research Building – Room BB 204–C

413 E 69th St

New York, NY 10021 –

The assigned conference room is just off a large open 2nd floor atrium at the top of a wide set of stairs from the well-marked entrance.

Weill Cornell Medicine/ NY Presbyterian Security will be monitoring all entrances to the large open main lobby 1st floor, and will request display of a picture ID.

Agenda for this meeting:

3:00 – 4:15 PM Group Meeting for CLL patients & Care partners

4:15 – 4:30 PM Break

4:30 – 5:45 PM Dr. Richard Furman presentation and Q & A.

RSVP for this session is a must as seating is limited!

RSVP to Nolan at 212-397-4822 or cllsociety.nyc.group@gmail.com and provide your name and number of attendees.

We look forward to seeing you!

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always like hearing him speak....any chance this will be recorded on video?

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No recordings or video planned, this is much more informal meet & greet style.

We will let the video recordings to Patient Power, ONC Live, the ASH & ASCO interviews etc.

Len

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I envy you having these kind of opportunities at a more informal level.

Newdawn

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Both Dr. Furman and Dr. Lamanna are very relaxed and comfortable just "hanging out" with patients. It makes them so easy to engage and have a discussion like sharing coffee with your neighbor.

In fact when we originally asked for meeting space, Dr. Furman volunteered to do this. But CLL Society discouraged us from having medical professionals at group support meetings.

Dr. Furman kept asking to attend, so Nolan the facilitator got special permission, so he could participate.

Dr. Furman is a real "mensch" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mensch

Len

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They have (or used to have) them in Cardiff. Prof Fegan has attended. Impossible for me to go (school days). Haven’t seen one adertised for a while now. I think HAIRBEAR_UK spoke of them. Maybe when I retire!

Would love to have gone.

Peggy 😀

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