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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

Hussein Tawbi, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Director of Personalized Cancer Therapy Research, Melanoma Medical Oncology, Investigational Cancer Therapeutics, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Jason J. Luke, MD, FACP

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Melanoma and Developmental Therapeutics Clinic, University of Chicago Medicine

Michael A. Postow, MD

Assistant Attending Physician, Melanoma and Immunotherapeutics Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Tara Gangadhar, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

Sarah Kelly, MSW

Older Adult Program Coordinator, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on March 18, 2016.

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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.

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