New Haven, CT - September 22, 2016

(Co-hosted by Yale Cancer Center, Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven)

Date: Thursday – September 22, 2016
Time:  5:00pm – 8:30pm
Location:
Yale Cancer Center
Smilow Cancer Hospital
55 Park Street Auditorium
New Haven, CT

 


Presenters and Topics

Time Agenda

5:00pm

Registration

5:20pm

Welcome

Stephan Ariyan, MD
Professor of Surgery; Clinical Program Leader, Smilow Cancer Hospital Melanoma Program

Samantha Guild, AIM at Melanoma

SESSION ONE

Moderator: Stephan Ariyan, MD

5:30pm

Melanoma: Introduction to Evolution, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Mario Sznol, MD
Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

5:45pm

Risk Factors, Predisposition, Mutations, and Genetic Factors

Jonathan Leventhal, MD
Department of Dermatology

6:00pm

Surgical Treatment: Resection and Repair

Deepak Narayan, MD
Professor of Surgery

6:15pm

Surgical Treatment: Reason for Sentinel Node Biopsy

Dale Han, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

6:30pm

Questions and Answers

6:45pm

Break

SESSION TWO

Moderator: Mario Sznol, MD

7:00pm

Support for Patients and Family

Susanne Lee-Baldassini, LCSW
Social Worker, Melanoma Program

7:15pm

Coping with Melanoma: Maintaining Resilience

Dwain Fehon, PsyD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

7:30pm

Research in Melanoma: What Are We Looking For?

Ruth Halaban, PhD
Senior Research Scientist, Dermatology; Director of the Yale SPORE in Skin Cancer

7:45pm

Melanoma Markers and Approach to Personalized Treatment

Harriet Kluger, MD
Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

8:00pm

Questions and Answers

8:30pm

Closing

Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.
If you have any questions, call 916-706-0599 or email sguild@AIMatMelanoma.org.

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Online click here or call (888) 700-6543 (press option 2)


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