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War on Melanomaâ„¢ | Melanoma Survivors to Thrivers Symposium
05/18/2019 - 05/18/2019
War on Melanoma™

Melanoma Survivors to Thrivers Symposium 
Co-hosted by OHSU Department of Dermatology & AIM At Melanoma Foundation

May 18, 2019
12:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Community Cancer Center
Conference Rooms A & B
 (download local event flyer here)

AIM’s symposiums bring together leading medical and wellness professionals with people affected by melanoma to learn, connect, and share. Whether you are recently diagnosed, are in treatment, or have completed treatment, this is the place for you!
The Melanoma Survivors to Thrivers Symposium is presented as part of the PDX Skincare Festival, a free community event uniting health care and skincare to spread melanoma awareness and education and to raise money for melanoma research.
This simulcast is brought to you in a collaborative effort between the Community Cancer Center, Kaylan Weese MD, Julie Richards MD, Jay Gade MD, Phd, Pc, and CHI Mercy

For more information or to register in Douglas County contact:  the Community Cancer Center
Angelia Freeman  |  Phone: 541-673-2267 ext. 5104
Email:  AFreeman@CCCRoseburg.org  or
Event Hosts:  AIMatMelanoma

If you are unable to join us for the Live Simulcast you can view the video stream from your home. Register here for home viewing: Melanoma Survivors to Thrivers


12:00pm     Welcome Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D., OHSU, Valerie Guild, Founder & President, AIM at Melanoma Foundation
12:05pm     War on Melanoma™ A combined effort of leading dermatologists in the U.S. to end melanoma. Moderator: Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D., OHSU
                      Hear about each institution’s role in the War on Melanoma™

                      • Susan Swetter, M.D., Stanford University
                      • Clara Curiel, M.D., University of Arizona
                      • Emily Smith, M.D., University of Missouri
                      • Debjani Sahni, M.D., Boston University School of Medicine
                      • Lynn Cornelius, M.D, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis

12:45pm     Polka Dot Mama Foundation, Tracey Callaghan, Chief Executive and Founder

12:50pm     War on Melanoma™ - Oregon, Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D., OHSU

1:00pm       From Tragedy to Triumph, Valerie Guild, Founder & President, AIM at Melanoma Foundation

1:15pm        Keynote Presentation - The sentinel node in melanoma: Does it even matter anymore?
                      Vernon K. Sondak, M.D., Chair and Program Leader, Cutaneous Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, FL

1:45pm        Melanoma Survivor’s Perspective, Shon Ramey

2:00pm       Navigating treatment decision-making: An open forum with a multidisciplinary panel
                      Moderator: Valerie Guild, Founder & President, AIM at Melanoma Foundation,
                      - Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D., Dermatology, OHSU
                      - Dale Han, M.D. Surgical Oncology, OHSU
                      - Elizabeth Berry, M.D., Dermatology, OHSU
                      - Vernon K. Sondak, M.D., Surgical Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center
                      - Justin Leitenberger, M.D., Surgical Dermatology, OHSU
                      - Shon Ramey, Melanoma Survivor

2:45pm        Adjourn 

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