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Skin Cancer Symposium

3rd Annual Melanoma and Skin Cancer Symposium

September 23, 2017

Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center • Dallas, Texas

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Objectives

Designed to cover the full spectrum of cutaneous malignancies. Modern dermatologic techniques for diagnosis, risk stratification, surgical and adjuvant management will be discussed.

The conference will summarize recent advances in immunotherapeutics, molecularly targeted therapies for malignant melanoma and merkel cell carcinoma. Also the program will include a special lecture on skin malignancies in the transplant population. Application of scientific data from clinical studies will be discussed with new and ongoing clinical trials outlined.

Program Agenda

Presentation materials, when available, maybe downloaded in pdf format. The password will be emailed to participants prior to the activity.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

  • 8 a.m.

    Registration and continental breakfast

  • 8:30 a.m.

    Welcome and comments

    C. Lance Cowey, MD
    Medical Director, Baylor Skin Malignancy Research and Treatment Center
    Medical Director, Developmental Therapeutics Program, US Oncology Research
    Baylor University Medical Center
    Dallas, Texas

  • 8:35 a.m.

    Dermatologic Management of Skin Malignancies

    Daniel Witheiler, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology UT Southwestern
    Director of Surgical Dermatology for the Baylor University Medical Center Dermatology Residency Program
    Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatology
    Methodist Medical Center
    Dallas, Texas

  • 9:05 a.m.

    Practical Updates in the Surgical Management of Malignant Melanoma: Focus on Sentinel Lymph Node and Complete Lymph Node Dissections

    Christine Landry, MD
    Surgical Oncologist
    Department of Surgical Oncology
    Baylor University Medical Center
    Dallas, Texas

  • 9:35 a.m.

    Proton Radiation Therapy for Skin Malignancies

    Jared Sturgeon, MD, PhD
    Radiation Oncologist
    Texas Center for Proton Therapy
    Irving, Texas

  • 10:05 a.m.

    Q&A

    Moderator: John T. Preskitt, MD
    Surgical Oncologist
    Baylor University Medical Center
    Dallas, Texas

  • 10:15 a.m.

    Break and exhibits

  • 10:25 a.m.

    Modern Therapy for Merkel Cell Carcinoma

    Shailender Bhatia, MD
    Associate Professor, Medical Oncology
    Department of Medicine
    UW / SCCA / FHCRC
    Seattle, Washington

  • 10:55 a.m.

    Update on Therapies for Advanced Melanoma

    C. Lance Cowey, MD
    Medical Director, Baylor Skin Malignancy Research and Treatment Center
    Medical Director, Developmental Therapeutics Program, US Oncology Research
    Baylor University Medical Center
    Dallas, Texas

  • 11:25 a.m.

    Skin Cancer in Organ Transplant Recipients

    Sarah Arron, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor, Dermatology
    UCSF School of Medicine
    San Francisco, California

  • 11:55 a.m.

    Q&A

    Moderator: Alan Menter, MD
    Chair of Dermatology
    Baylor University Medical Center
    Dallas, Texas

  • Lunch and Ethics Lecture

    12:05 p.m.

    Ethical Issues Related to the Care of Patients with Melanoma

    Mark A. Casanova, MD
    Director of Clinical Ethics & Supportive and Palliative Care,
    Baylor University Medical Center
    Associate Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine,
    Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of Medicine
    Dallas, Texas

    Ethics credit available

  • 1:15 p.m.

    End of Presentations

  • 1:20 p.m.

    Exhibits and networking

Accreditation and Affiliations

Accreditation

The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Baylor Scott & White Health System is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation

Location

Meeting

The conference will be held at the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center on the Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas campus.

The Baylor University Medical Center campus encompasses many hospital buildings, programs and office buildings. Avariety of parking options are available, including self-park, valet, covered parking and private lots.

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Address
10th Floor Conference Center
3410 Worth St.
Dallas, TX 75246

Registration

Tuition

Physicians

$19

APPs/Nurses

$19

Residents/Fellows/Students

$ 0

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