Pittsburgh, PA - April 09, 2016

(Co-hosted by UPMC)

Date: Saturday – April  9, 2016
Time:  8:00am – 12:00pm
Location:
Hillman Cancer Center
Cooper Conference Center, Ground Floor
5115 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Presenters and Topics

Time Agenda

8:00am

Registration

8:30am

Welcome
John M. Kirkwood, MD
Usher Professor of Medicine, Dermatology, and Translational Science, Co-Leader, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Program, UPCI

8:40am

Screening and Early Detection of Melanoma – Progress and Promise!
John M. Kirkwood, MD

9:00am

Q & A Session

9:05am

Surgical Management of Melanoma
Matthew Holtzman, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, UPMC

9:25am

Q & A Session

9:30am

Cancer Registry – Behind the Scenes
Kerry Trent, CTR
Melanoma Tumor Registry,
Department of Biomedical Informatics, UPCI

9:50am

Q & A Session

9:55am

Break

10:05am

Immunotherapy for Melanoma – Options in the Adjuvant and Advanced Disease Setting
Ahmad Tarhini, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Translational Science,
Department of Medicine, UPCI

10:25am

Q & A Session

10:30am

Immunotherapy of Melanoma Targeting PD-1 and Other Inhibitory Receptors
Hassane Zarour, MD
Co-Leader, Melanoma Program,
Professor of Medicine, Immunology and Dermatology
Department of Medicine, UPCI

10:50am

Q & A Session

10:55am

What to Expect When Going on a Protocol
Amy Rose, RN, BSN
Clinical Research Supervisor for Melanoma
Clinical Research Services, UPMC

11:15am

Q & A Session

11:20am

Patient Discussion
Laurie Jack

11:40am

Closing

Other Information

Bagels and coffee will be provided.
If you have any questions, please email sguild@AIMatMelanoma.org.

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