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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 Precision Medicine
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • 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 Melanoma Clinical Research & Early Drug Development, Melanoma Medical Oncology, Investigational Cancer Therapeutics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Jason J. Luke, MD, FACP

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

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Brochure

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on May 12, 2017.

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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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