Twelfth Annual Wallace H. Clark Jr., MD Lectureship in Cutaneous Oncology & Melanoma Symposium

The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: January 6, 2011

Conference Date: April 7, 2011, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Conference Location: University of Pennsylvania, Biomedical Research Building II/III, Ground Floor Auditorium, Curie Blvd. Osler Circle, Philadelphia, PA
Conference Brochure: PDF

Sponsoring Group: Supported, in part, by educational grants from The Noreen O'Neill Foundation for Melanoma Research and the Melanoma International Foundation

Coordinated by: : Penn's Department of Dematology and the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

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Topics Covered: A symposium devoted to important topics in melanoma and related pigmented lesions of the skin will accompany this year's Twelfth Annual Clark Lecture. Expert clinicians from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and guest faculty will provide updates on melanoma prognosis and issues critical to the management of melanoma patients and those at increased risk for melanoma.

Conference Agenda:

8:30-9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:05 Welcome and Introduction
Rosalie Elenitsas, MD

9:05-9:35 The Importance of the Host Immune Response in the Treatment of Cutaneous T cell Lymphoma
Alain Rook, MD

9:35-10: 05 Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Malignant Melanoma: Indications and Current Controversies
Giorgos Karakousis, MD

10:05-10:30 Questions and Break

10:30-11:00 Advances in the Treatment of Metastatic Melanoma
Leslie Fecher, MD

11:00 - 11:55 Clark Lecture
Imaging Techniques for the Evaluation of Pigmented Lesions
Arthur J. Sober, MD

Registration Information: Online registration available. For more information or to request a brochure, please contact Mary M. Graham, or 215-662-7328

Continuing Education: A CME-certified course

Miscellany: The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


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