Lurie Cancer Center

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has designated Lurie Cancer Center as one of only 51 Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation recognized for their “scientific leadership, resources, and the depth and breadth of their research.” It’s one of only two in Illinois.

Lurie Cancer Center is a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), an alliance of 30 of the world’s leading cancer centers devoted to defining and advancing high-quality, high-value cancer care. It’s the only member center in Illinois.

Date: Thursday – November 12, 2020
Time:  6:30 PM (EDT)| 5:30 PM (CDT) | 4:30 PM (MDT) | 3:30 PM (PDT)
Location:  This is a virtual, live presentation

Presenters & Topics

5:30 PM

Can Melanoma Be Prevented?
Pedram Gerami, MD

5:35 PM

Why is a Skin Self-Examination Important?
Jennifer Choi, MD

5:40 PM

What is the Risk of Reoccurrence After Surgery?
Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS

5:45 PM

When Do I Need Therapy for My Stage II or Stage III Melanoma?
Jeffrey Wayne, MD, FACS

5:55 PM

What are the Options for Stage IV Melanoma?
Jeffrey Sosman, MD

6:05 PM

When is a Clinical Trial the Right Option for Me?
Jeffrey Sosman, MD

6:10 PM

How Do I Manage the Side Effects of Treatment?
Sunandana Chandra, MD, MS

6:20 PM

How Do I Cope with Stress When I Have Melanoma?
Timothy Pearman, PhD, ABPP

6:30 PM

Q&A/Panel Discussion