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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Metastatic Melanoma, including Diagnosing and Staging
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • Targeted Therapy: The Role of Personalized Medicine
  • Clinical Trials: How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Follow-Up Care
  • Tips for Caring for Your Skin During Cancer Treatments
  • Symptom and Pain Management
  • Discussing Quality-of-Life Concerns with Your Health Care Team
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Michael A. Postow, MD
Assistant Attending Physician, Melanoma and Immunotherapeutics Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Jason J. Luke, MD, FACP
Melanoma Disease Center, Early Drug Development Center, Center for ImmunoOncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Michael A. Davies, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Melanoma of Medical Oncology, Department of Systems Biology
Tara Gangadhar, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hematology-Oncology Division, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Anna L. Eckhardt, MSW, OSW-C, CCLS, CIMI
Coordinator of Online Services, CancerCare

Brochure

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on May 9, 2014.

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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.