MD Anderson Cancer Center | Houston, TX - April 07, 2018

Co-hosted by MD Anderson Cancer Center

Date: Saturday – April 7, 2018
Time:  7:30am – 12:30pm CST
Location:
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Duncan Cancer Prevention Building, 8th Floor
1155 Pressler Street, Houston, TX 77030

This FREE symposium is presented by AIM at Melanoma in partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center and is for melanoma patients, their caregivers, family, and friends.

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Presenters and Topics

TimeAgenda

7:30am

Registration and Breakfast

8:30am

Welcome and Goals for the Day
Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, MD

8:35am

AIM at Melanoma Introduction
Samantha Guild

Session 1

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.

TimeAgenda

8:40am

Panel Introduction
Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, MD

8:45am

Overview
Michael K. Wong, MD, PhD

9:00am

Endocrinology
Conor J. Best, MD

9:10am

Cognitive Function
Kyle R. Noll, PhD

9:20am

Lymphedema and Other Physical Issues
Edward Chang, MD

9:30am

Survivor Stories

9:45am

Panel Discussion
Moderated by Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, MD

10:15am

Break

Session 2

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.

TimeAgenda

10:25am

Panel Introduction
Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, MD

10:30am

Overview of Survivorship Care
Guadalupe Palos, DrPH, LMSW, RN

10:40am

Integrative Medicine
Wenli Liu, MD

10:50am

Healthy Living After Cancer: The Role of Physical Activity and Fitness
Susan Gilchrist, MD

11:00am

Prevention
Kelly C. Nelson, MD

11:10am

The Financial Impact of Cancer
Fredrick J. Castellano, MBA

11:20am

Survivor Stories

11:35am

Panel Discussion
Moderated by Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, MD

12:00pm

Closing Remarks

12:05pm

Participant Question and Answer Session

12:30pm

Adjourn

Other Information

Parking and bagels and coffee included.
If you have any questions, please email sguild@AIMatMelanoma.org.

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