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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Metastatic Melanoma
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • Clinical Trial Updates
  • How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Managing Side Effects and Pain
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team
  • Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD
Director, Immunotherapy Clinical Trials, Associate Director, Ludwig Center for Cancer Immunotherapy, Associate Attending Physician, Melanoma-Sarcoma Service, Associate Director, Medical Oncology-Hematology Fellowship Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Lynn M. Schuchter, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Chief, Hematology/Oncology Division, Program Leader, Melanoma & Cutaneous Malignancies Program, Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania
Craig L. Slingluff, Jr., MD
Joseph Helms Farrow Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Vice-Chair for Research, Director, Human Immune Therapy Center, University of Virginia
Carolyn Messner, DSW, MSW, OSW-C
Director of Education and Training, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 26, 2012.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.