New York, NY - May 02, 2015

(Co-hosted by NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center)

Date: Saturday – May 2, 2015
Time:  8:00am – 12:00pm
Location:
Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family
Heart Center
Myrna L. Daniels Auditorium
NewYork – Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Presenters and Topics

TimeAgenda

8:00am

Registration

8:30am

Introduction
Samantha Guild

Welcome
Gary K. Schwartz, MD
Prof. of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center
Assoc, Dir., Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

8:40am

Early detection is key
Larisa Geskin, MD
Assoc. Prof. of Dermatology in Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Dir., Comprehensive Skin Cancer Center

9:00am

Surgery and other local treatments for melanoma
Bret Taback, MD
Asst. Prof. of Surgery at the Columbia University Medical Center
Dir., Melanoma and Sarcoma Surgery

9:20am

How we can control melanoma in the brain
David Horowitz, MD
Asst. Prof. of Radiation Oncology at Columbia University Medical Center

9:40am

Break

9:50am

All melanomas are not the same
Richard D. Carvajal, MD
Asst. Prof. of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center
Director, Experimental Therapeutics
Dir., Melanoma Service

10:10am

The power of targeted therapy
Omid Hamid, MD
The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute
Chief of Research/Immuno-Oncology

10:30am

Harnessing the power of your immune system
Yvonne Saegner, MD
Asst. Prof. of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center
Dir., Melanoma Immunotherapy

10:50am

Patient panel

11:20am

Q&A

11:55am

Closing

Other Information:
Bagels and coffee will be provided.
An agenda will be emailed to you one week prior to the symposium.
If you have any questions, please email sguild@AIMatMelanoma.org

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