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15th Annual UNC Conference on Melanoma and Complex Skin Cancers: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

April 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The incidence of melanoma continues to rise rapidly in this country. Increasingly, the management of the melanoma patient requires multiple healthcare providers.

This course is specifically designed for a multidisciplinary view of the care of the melanoma patient. The course faculty will examine common clinical issues which often confront the clinician and provide information that will help in their clinical decision making.

This program primarily targets Dermatologists, Medical Oncologists, Dermatologic Surgeons, Surgical Oncologists, General Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioners and other health professionals who are interested in the treatment of melanoma.

Special Guest Speakers:

Adewole Adamson, MD, MPP, The University of Texas at Austin

Pauline Funchain, MD, Taussig Cancer Institute at the Cleveland Clinic

John M. Kane III, MD, FACS, Rosewell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Agenda

8:20 – 8:30 Welcome and Introduction

8:30 – 9:00 The Role of Surgery in the Melanoma Immunotherapy Era

9:00 – 9:30 Systemic Therapy in Melanoma: The Next Generation

9:30 – 9:45 Q & A

9:45 – 10:15 Multidisciplinary Tumor Board

10:15 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 11:15 Role of the Radiologist: Active Ultrasound Surveillance and Oncolytic Virus Injections

11:15 – 11:45 Advancements in PET Imaging for the Metastatic Melanoma Patient

11:45 – 12:00 Q & A

12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH

1:00 – 1:30 Melanocytic Tumors Related to Dendritic Melanocytoses (The Blue Nevus Group)

1:30 – 2:00 Genetics of Inherited Melanomas

2:00 – 2:15 Q & A

2:15 – 2:45 The Rapid Rise in Cutaneous Melanoma Diagnoses

2:45 – 3:10 Q & A

3:10 – 4:00 Difficult Melanocytic Lesions & Difficult Dermoscopy Cases

4:00 – 4:10 Final Remarks, Conclusions and Adjourn

Registration Costs

Physician Registration Fee, Early Bird $220.00 (255.00 after April 8, 2022) Non-Physician Healthcare Provider Registration Fee, $110.00 Early Bird (145.00 after April 8, 2022) UNC Faculty, Staff and Fellows Registration $65.00 UNC/Duke Resident Registration Fee $0.00

 

Details

Date:
April 29
Time:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Venue

William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
100 Friday Center Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Other

Contact Name
Greensboro AHEC
Contact Email/Phone
336-832-8025