Houston, TX - TBD
(Co-hosted by MD Anderson Cancer Center)
Date: POSTPONED – new date TBD
Time: 7:30am – 12:05pm CST
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Duncan Cancer Prevention Building, 8th Floor
1155 Pressler Street, Houston, TX 77030
The Living With Melanoma Symposium was postponed due to Hurricane Harvey.
If you are registered for the event, we will be sending out an email with the new date as soon as possible. If you are not registered for the event but would like to receive an email with the new date, please register below. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.
The AIM at Melanoma Team, along with our colleagues at MD Anderson, hopes everyone stays safe.
Please don’t hesitate to email sguild@AIMatMelanoma.org if you have any questions.
Individuals can attend in-person or watch via live stream.
Click here the morning of the event to watch via live stream.
Presenters and Topics
Registration and Breakfast
Welcome – Goals for the day
Introduction from AIM at Melanoma
This session will address facts about melanoma and its treatment including new developments, current statistics, challenges of treatment toxicities and other key disease-related issues. There will be several didactic presentations followed by survivors sharing short, relevant stories from their experience on specific key topics that will be relevant to the audience. We will conclude the session with a panel discussion including both cancer survivors, practitioners, and providers.
Physical Side Effects
Cognitive Issues and Fatigue
Lymphedema and Other Physical Issues
This session will address day to day, emotional and long term issues that survivors may experience. There will be several didactic presentations followed by survivors sharing short, relevant stories from their experience on specific key topics that will be relevant to the audience. We will conclude the session with a panel discussion including both cancer survivors, practitioners and providers.
Managing Long Term Survivorship
Decreasing Stress and Worry Through Lifestyle and Other Approaches
Active Living After Cancer Treatment
Dealing With Day to Day Concerns
Parking and bagels and coffee included.
If you have any questions, please email sguild@AIMatMelanoma.org.