Navigation Links
Educational Symposium to Present Panel Discussion on Melanoma Treatments and Immunotherapy
Date:11/3/2008

CONCORD, Mass., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Melanoma Foundation of New England invites melanoma patients, survivors, families, and friends to its fall symposium: "Updates in Melanoma Treatment" presented by F. Stephen Hodi, MD, Director of the Melanoma Program at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. A portion of the symposium also presented by Dr. Hodi is "Immunotherapy: A Panel Presentation," which includes a panel of melanoma experts who will discuss the use of interferon and interleukin-2 in treating melanoma. Presenters will include: Donald Lawrence, MD, Clinical Director of the Center for Melanoma at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center; Krista Rubin, NP, Nurse Practitioner at the MGH Center for Melanoma, and Frank McCaffrey, LICSW-OSW-C, Oncology Social Worker in the Biologics Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and melanoma survivors.

The symposium is on Monday, November 17, 2008, 6:30 - 9:00 pm, at Dana Farber, Jimmy Fund Auditorium, 35 Binney Street, Boston, MA. There is no charge for the program and parking is free in the Smith Building at 1 Jimmy Fund Way. Please RSVP by calling 978-371-5613 or emailing Cristina Finn at cfinn@mfne.org

The Melanoma Foundation of New England is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about the importance of early detection and prevention, and helping patients and their caregivers cope with melanoma. Skin cancer is the number one diagnosed cancer in the United States. Melanoma is the most preventable cancer. The Foundation was founded in 1999 and is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that provides educational programs, support groups, and advocacy for melanoma patients. Learn more about the Foundation at: http://www.mfne.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Melanoma Foundation of New England
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Hires Director of Educational Programs
2. Bayer and Onyx Launch Educational Program to Raise Awareness About Liver Cancer and Its Risk Factors
3. Educational materials can alter young womens attitudes about tanning, may reduce skin cancer
4. Cardiogenesis Announces Successful Educational Symposium Targeted at Cardiologists at the TCT Meeting in Washington, D.C.
5. PPTA Launches New Educational Website on Donating Plasma
6. 80 Million Americans Can Benefit from New Diabetes Resource : Free Educational Website Created by UCSF Diabetes Teaching Center Goes Live
7. ARUP Laboratories and Weber State University Announce Educational Collaboration
8. Video: Olympic Games Gold Medalist Nikki Stone Joins Chronic Pain Experts in Educational Webcasts
9. Revised PhRMA Marketing Code Calls for More Educational Materials for Health Care Providers and Staff - Anatstat Health Education Can Help
10. Malaria prevention reduces anemia and improves educational potential in Kenyan schoolchildren
11. Handbooks in Health Care Company Offers Full Line of Inexpensive Educational Pocket Books
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified ... be personalized through a fitness app. The fitness app plans to fix the two major ... only offer a one size fits all type program , They don’t eliminate ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can easily customize each ... Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn pictures into hand ... select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text in the Final ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Canada (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional ... pursuit of success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can ... risk more than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 ... ... 12th International Conference and Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two ... Announcement of the grants came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Plano, TX (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... taking part in Genome magazine’s Code Talker Award, an essay contest in which patients ... for an award to be presented at the 2016 National Society of Genetic Counselors ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... 2016 Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: ... Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended ("HSR"), ... Inc. ("Celator"; Nasdaq: CPXX ) expired effective ... As previously announced on May 31, 2016, ... agreement under which Jazz Pharmaceuticals has commenced a tender ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016  Consumers have taken a more ... placed more emphasis on patient outcomes. ... in the pharmaceutical industry have evolved beyond just ... companies are focusing on becoming more patient-oriented across ... and services that improve health. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016   Bay Area ... Network,s Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness ... and Rehabilitation, MIT Hacking Medicine, University of California, ... today announced the five finalists of Lyme ... disease.  More than 100 scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: