Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center • Dallas, Texas
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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.
Presentation materials, when available, maybe downloaded in pdf format. The password will be emailed to participants prior to the activity.
Registration and continental breakfast
Welcome and comments
C. Lance Cowey, MDMedical Director, Baylor Skin Malignancy Research and Treatment CenterMedical Director, Developmental Therapeutics Program, US Oncology ResearchBaylor University Medical CenterDallas, Texas
Dermatologic Management of Skin Malignancies
Daniel Witheiler, MDClinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology UT SouthwesternDirector of Surgical Dermatology for the Baylor University Medical Center Dermatology Residency ProgramMohs Micrographic Surgery and DermatologyMethodist Medical CenterDallas, Texas
Practical Updates in the Surgical Management of Malignant Melanoma: Focus on Sentinel Lymph Node and Complete Lymph Node Dissections
Christine Landry, MDSurgical OncologistDepartment of Surgical OncologyBaylor University Medical CenterDallas, Texas
Proton Radiation Therapy for Skin Malignancies
Jared Sturgeon, MD, PhDRadiation OncologistTexas Center for Proton TherapyIrving, Texas
Moderator: John T. Preskitt, MDSurgical OncologistBaylor University Medical CenterDallas, Texas
Break and exhibits
Modern Therapy for Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Shailender Bhatia, MD Associate Professor, Medical Oncology Department of Medicine UW / SCCA / FHCRCSeattle, Washington
Update on Therapies for Advanced Melanoma
Skin Cancer in Organ Transplant Recipients
Sarah Arron, MD, PhDAssociate Professor, DermatologyUCSF School of MedicineSan Francisco, California
Moderator: Alan Menter, MDChair of DermatologyBaylor University Medical CenterDallas, Texas
Ethical Issues Related to the Care of Patients with Melanoma
Mark A. Casanova, MDDirector of Clinical Ethics & Supportive and Palliative Care,Baylor University Medical CenterAssociate Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine,Texas A&M Health Science Center, College of MedicineDallas, Texas
Ethics credit available
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Exhibits and networking
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.
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
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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Address10th Floor Conference Center3410 Worth St.Dallas, TX 75246
Walk-in registrations are accepted, but we cannot guarantee seating or conference materials the day of the conference.
Refunds will not be provided unless there is a cancellation of the event. The conference organizers cannot be responsible for reimbursement of airline fees and other accommodation expenses.
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