What is Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukaemia (LGLL) and what does the future hold for patients with LGLL?

Event Date:
30 March 2019
11:30 to 16:30

An afternoon explaining the basics of LGLL as well as the latest clinical research innovations and what this means for cancer care and treatment.

Join us at our open afternoon to:

• Meet our world-leading clinicians and researchers
• Learn about LGLL and your health and care, including how to cope with the diagnosis and advice on nutrition
• Discover new treatments and technology being developed right now
• Ask your questions, share your thoughts, shape future research
• An opportunity to meet and socialise with other patients with LGLL and their carers/ families
Did you know that The Royal Marsden, in association with The Institute of Cancer Research, is ranked in the top four centres for cancer research and treatment worldwide? 

Event programme:

11:30-12:30 pm Registration - Networking opportunity - With lunch and drinks provided
12:30 pm Welcome, Dr Dima El-Sharkawi
12:40 pm Basics of LGLL, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, Dr Dima El-Sharkawi 
1:00 pm Patient Experience, Katherine Tipple
1:10 pm Role of a specialist nurse/ keyworker, Tracey Murray/Lucy Whiteman Specialist Nurses
1:20 pm Latest advances in LGLL biology and treatment, Dr Iyengar/ Dr Cross
1:40 pm Nutrition for patients with LGLL, Ciara Tansey, specialist dietician 
2:00 pm Comfort break- Tea and Coffee
2:45 pm Coping mechanisms and mindfulness, Sara Lister, head of psychological support RMH
3:30 pm Q&As to multi-disciplinary panel including asking what patients find important for future research, Panel to include doctors, nurses, patients, dietician, psychologist.
4:20 pm Closing remarks


The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Educational Centre, Stewards Grove, Fulham Rd, SW3 6JJ

Further information:

If you would like any more information, please call Lisa on 020 3186 5408, or Suzan on 020 3186 5409, or email [email protected]


To attend, you must register and you will then receive confirmation. Places are limited so please register early. Once registered, if successful, you will be sent further details on how to get to the event.