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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Advanced Skin Cancers, including Advanced Basal Cell Cancers and Advanced Squamous Cell Cancers
  • Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches
  • The Emerging Role of Targeted Therapy
  • Clinical Trial Updates: How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Managing Treatment Side Effects, Discomfort and Pain
  • Tips for Caring for Your Skin During Cancer Treatments
  • Guidelines for Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Alan L. Ho, MD, PhD
Medical Oncologist, Department of Medicine, Head and Neck Oncology Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Mario E. Lacouture, MD
Associate Attending Physician, Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Anna L. Eckhardt, MSW, CCLS
Coordinator of Online Services, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on May 2, 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.