Norsk selskap for hematologi


Yngre Hematologer i Norden

Invitation to Young Hematologist Meeting
On behalf of The Working group of Young Hematologist in the Nordic Countries we have the pleasure to invite YOU to the 5. Nordic YH-Meeting.
The meeting will be held from January 26th to 27th, 2018 at Tivoli Hotel & Congress Center, Copenhagen.
27. november 2017

The purpose of the meeting is to share knowledge and create work-relationships across the Nordic countries now and in the future. The topics this year will be CLL and Lymphomas and Anemia and Iron metabolism, covering diagnosis, treatment and future perspectives.

The meeting is aimed at newly specialists in hematology or hematologists in training. To provide opportunity for discussion, the number of participants is limited to 25-30.


Friday January 26th : CLL and Lymphoma

11.30  – 12.30 Arrivals, lunch and registration

12.15  – 12.30 Introduction by the chairmen Eirik Tjønnfjord, Sykehus Østfold, Norway and Anne Louise Tølbøll Sørensen, Herlev Hospital, Denmark 

12.30 – 13.30 CLL – MD, PhD Casper da Cunha-Bang, Denmark

13.30 – 14.30  Mantle cell lymphoma – Ass. Prof. Mats Jerkeman, Sweden

14.30 – 14.40 Coffee break

14.40 – 15.30  Follicular lymphoma – MD, PhD Dlawer Barzenje, Norway

15.30-16.30 T-cell lymphoma – Prof. Francesco D`Amore, Denmark  

16.30 – 16.45 Coffee break

16.45 – 17.45 DLBCL -  MD, PhD Peter Brown, Denmark 

18.30à Dinner Buffet

Saturday January 27th: Anemia and Iron metabolism

09.00 - 10.00 Megaloblastic anemia – MD, Senior Consultant Klas Raaschou-Jensen, Denmark

10.00 - 11.00 Anemia - Iron metabolism – Prof. Em. Gunnar Birgegård, Sweden  

11.00 – 11.15 Coffee break

11.15 – 12.15 Heriditary hemolytic anemia – Prof. Henrik Birgens, Denmark 

12.15– 12.30 Coffee break

12.30 – 13.15 Hemolysis – Prof. Geir Tjønnfjord,  Norway

13.15 à Round up and sandwich

Reasonable travel expenses (flight economy or train 2. class) and hotel will be reimbursed by YH in the Nordic Countries.

Please register by returning the answer form before January 1st 2018 to 

On behalf of the Working Group of Young Hematologist in the Nordic Countries

MD Eirik Tjønnfjord, Sykehus Østfold, Norway

MD, PhD Anne Louise Tølbøll Sørensen, Herlev Hospital, Denmark          

The meeting is sponsored by unrestricted grants from Janssen, Roche, Alexion, Celgene, Ariad, Takeda, BMS and Novartis and has been reported to Etisk Nævn For Lægemiddelindustrien (ENLI).


 Answer form


YH-meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark

January 26th – 27th , 2018


Please send completed form to



􀀀 Yes, I would like to participate in the YH-meeting to be held January 26th – 27th, 2018


􀀀 Yes, I would like to participate in the dinner buffet


 􀀀 Yes, I will need hotel from January 26th – 27th, 2018 (an additional night is not reimbursed)


 􀀀 Yes, I would like to have my travel expenses – train 2. class or flight economy - reimbursed by the organizers after the meeting (original documentation must be sent in after the meeting).


Accommodation and plane tickets will be organized by the YH-group so please write airport and a proximal time for departure in the mail.




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