Huntsman Cancer Institute | Salt Lake City, UT - September 14, 2019

(Co-hosted by Huntsman Cancer Institute)

Date: Saturday – September 14, 2019
Time:  8:00am – 12:00pm (MDT)
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Research South Building
J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Auditorium
First Floor
2000 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Parking Instructions:
Please park in the Visitor Parking outside of the Huntsman Cancer Hospital. In the parking garage, take the elevators to Level 5 (ground level). Walk east to the North Research Building (the building with The Point), and enter the lobby. Continue through the lobby and outside toward the next building, the Primary Children’s and Families’ Cancers Research Center (or also called Research South). Enter the lobby through the double doors.

AIM’s Living With Melanoma Symposiums bring together leading medical and wellness professionals with people affected by melanoma to learn, connect, and share. Whether you are recently diagnosed, are in treatment, or have completed treatment, this is the place for you!

Remember you can join us via live streaming from the comfort of your home. Live streaming allows you to watch and listen to the symposiums in real time, giving you access to the information presented at each cancer center.

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Presenters and Topics





Welcome and Introduction
Douglas Grossman, MD, PhD
Co-leader of the Melanoma Disease Center
Huntsman Cancer Institute

Samantha Guild
AIM at Melanoma


What is melanoma, and why is it the most dangerous skin cancer?
Glen Bowen, MD
Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology Program
Huntsman Cancer Institute


Understanding your melanoma pathology report
Scott Florell, MD
Department of Dermatology
University of Utah Health


Why sentinel lymph node biopsies are still relevant in 2019
Tawnya Bowles, MD
General Surgery
Intermountain Medical Group


How does immunotherapy work and how does one manage their side effects?
Siwen Hu-Lieskovan, MD, PhD
Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology Program
Huntsman Cancer Institute




Update on intralesional treatments for melanoma
John Hyngstrom, MD
Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology Program
Huntsman Cancer Institute


Options for stage II and stage III melanoma: Factors when considering a plan that is right for you.
Kenneth Grossmann MD, PhD
Melanoma and Cutaneous Oncology Program
Huntsman Cancer Institute


Basic science discovery to new melanoma therapies. What does the future hold?
Martin McMahon, PhD
Senior Director of Pre-Clinical Translation
Huntsman Cancer Institute


Sunscreens, do they work and are they safe?
Douglas Grossman, MD, PhD


The patient perspective
Moderated by:
Kenneth Grossmann MD, PhD
Siwen Hu-Lieskovan, MD, PhD


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