University of Michigan Health

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Today, Michigan Medicine continues to deliver the Michigan Difference through cutting-edge research and premier patient care. According to U.S. News and World Report, we’re among the best in the nation in a broad range of adult and pediatric specialties. We’ve earned national recognition from other hospital-quality organizations, too.

Videos from this symposium will be available on this page within one or two weeks after the original broadcast.

Date: Saturday – October 1, 2022
Time:  8:30 AM (ET)| 7:30 AM (CT) |6:30 AM (MT) | 5:30 AM (PT)
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Support our 17th Annual KDB Melanoma 5K Run/Walk

Sunday, October 9th, 2022
Kensington Metropark, Milford, MI
Info & Registration Can Be Found Here

 

Presenters & Topics

7:45 AM ET

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM ET

Welcoming Remarks

Christopher D. Lao, MD, MPH
Professor of Internal Medicine and Dermatology

Ann Garst Taylor
Director of Community Engagement
AIM at Melanoma Foundation

8:40 AM ET

The Latest Treatments for Melanoma 2022
Christopher D. Lao, MD, MPH
Professor of Internal Medicine and Dermatology

9:00 AM ET

A Promising Time for Melanoma Patients: Advancements in Surgery and Pathway to New Discovery
Christina Vadala Angeles, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Dermatology
Department of Surgery – Division of Surgical Oncology

9:20 AM ET

Diet, the Microbiome and Immunotherapy Response
Jennifer L McQuade, M.D., M.S., M.A., LAc
Assistant Professor of Melanoma Medical Oncology
Medical Director MMO Survivorship Clinic
MD Anderson Cancer Center

9:40 AM ET

Q&A and Break

9:55 AM ET

A Patient’s Journey Through Melanoma

10:15 AM ET

Unique Melanoma Subtypes, Patient Populations, and Treatment Toxicities
Leslie Anne Fecher, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine and Dermatology

10:35 AM ET

Role of Radiation in Special Clinical Situations in Melanoma
Michael Green, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Assistant Professor, Graduate Program in Immunology
Director, Center for Tumor Radiobiology and Immunotherapy in Cancer

10:55 AM ET

Q&A and Break

11:15 AM ET

The Essential Role of Nursing in Melanoma Care
Panel: nurse navigator, research nurse, clinic nurses, nurse practitioner

11:35 AM ET

Managing the Stress and Distress of Cancer                                                      Claire Casselman, LMSW
Complementary Therapies/Psych-Oncology

11:55 AM ET

Q&A

12:15 PM ET

Closing Remarks
Ann Garst Taylor
Director of Community Engagement
AIM at Melanoma Foundation

Registration

17th Annual KDB MELANOMA 5K RUN/WALK

Milford, MI
Sunday, October 9th, 2022
Kensington Metropark, Martindale Beach Pavilion Area

REGISTER BEFORE SEPTEMBER 9TH TO GUARANTEE A T-SHIRT.