Workshop Date and Time

Friday, May 12, 2017, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

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

Continuing Education Credits

This program has been submitted for 1.0 Contact Hour to social workers by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607. This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

For New York State Licensed Social Workers: Cancer Care Inc. SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour for the live program only.

To receive the continuing education paperwork, please email connect@cancercare.org with your name, title and address. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be submitted within two weeks of the live program.

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Brochure

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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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