Insights in Melanoma: A National and Local Perspective

May 1, 8:30am - 12:45pm
UH Cancer Center, Sullivan Conference Center

Session Topics Cover:
1. How treatment for melanoma has changed over the years - a look at past, present, and emerging therapies.
2. How melanoma affects people of different ethnic and racial backgrounds in Hawaii.
3. What is the outlook for using immunotherapy to battle melanoma.
4. What is the underlying biology of how melanoma spreads throughout the body.
5. Identify key components for successfully using skin cancer prevention programs.
6. Recognizing the importance of community and research collaborations in implementing effective health promotion programs.
7. Free skin cancer screenings

Visiting Faculty:
Charles M. Balch, MD
University of Texas
Southwestern Medical Center
Division of Surgical Oncology

Brendan Curti, MD
Providence Cancer Center Oncology and Hematology Care Clinic Eastside Portland
Providence Portland Medical Center

Karen Glanz, PhD, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Ticket Information
Free Registration: RSVP to Lois Yoshioka at

Event Sponsor
University of Hawaii Cancer Center, University of Hawaii

More Information
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