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National Melanoma Symposium on Sept 22nd

For patients, their families, and people interested in exploring the critical health issues surrounding malignant melanoma.

Join leading melanoma experts on Saturday, September 22, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Norris Cotton Cancer Center in Lebanon, NH, to discuss emerging therapies, the importance of clinical trials, and innovations in research.

This national symposium, hosted by AIM at Melanoma, offers patients education programs at world renowned melanoma centers. Norris Cotton Cancer Center will host the final of five symposia this year held in locations around the nation. This event is open to patients and caregivers at no cost. Registration required.

See our flyer.

Melanoma Education Symposium
Saturday, September 22, 2012, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Auditorium E & F, DHMC
Registration Required
To register visit www.AIMatMelanoma.org and select Patient and Caregiver Symposium.

Agenda

8:00-8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Registration

8:30-8:40 a.m. Welcome - Keynote
Valerie Guild - President, AIM at Melanoma

8:40-9:10 a.m. 2012 Melanoma Landscape
Marc S. Ernstoff, MD, Director Melanoma Program, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Marc S. Ernstoff, MD
Marc S. Ernstoff, MD

9:10-9:35 a.m. Early Diagnosis of Melanoma
M. Shane Chapman, MD, Section Chief Dermatology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

M. Shane Chapman, MD
M. Shane Chapman, MD

9:35-9:55 a.m. Sentinel Node Biopsy for Melanoma: What, How, Why?
Kari M. Rosenkranz, MD, Surgeon, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Kari M. Rosenkranz, MD
Kari M. Rosenkranz, MD

9:55-10:10 a.m. BREAK

10:10-10:50 a.m. Personalizing Melanoma Therapy Today and Tomorrow
Keith Flaherty, MD, Director of Developmental Therapeutics, Mass General Cancer

10:50-11:10 a.m. Support Groups – How and Where We Find Each Other
Deborah Steele, MA, Manager of Support Services Program, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Deborah Steele, MA
Deborah Steele, MA

11:10-11:55 a.m. Q&A Session

For additional info, email: sguild@AIMatMelanoma.org or call (916) 706-0599.

September 04, 2012