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:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... DevOps and Agile Software Development, has been awarded a contract by the Center ... Purchase Agreement (BPA) aims to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile methodologies in ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... now treating sleep apnea using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent technology. As many ... sleep disorder characterized by frequent cessation in breathing. Oral appliances can offer significant ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) will present ... the Opening Session of AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. AMIA’s Annual Symposium ... Collen, a pioneer in the field of medical informatics, this prestigious award is presented ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... HMP , a leader in healthcare events and education, today announced that ... ‘Best B-to-B Healthcare Website.’ Winners were announced during the Eddie & Ozzie Awards luncheon ... editorial and design excellence across a range of sectors. This year’s program included the ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... nation's first interactive health literacy software tool, and the Cancer Patient Education Network ... cancer patient education, today announce a new strategic alliance. , As CPEN’s ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/4/2017)... 4, 2017  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... . PhysicianOne Urgent Care is helping communities across Massachusetts ... , by offering no-cost* flu shots through the end of the month. ... health insurance regulations. ... to get a flu shot is by the end of October, according ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... , Oct. 2, 2017  AllianceRx Walgreens Prime, the ... by Walgreens and pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC ... brand, which included the unveiling of new signage at ... as well as at a few other company-owned facilities ... brand to patients, some of whom will begin to ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... , Sept. 28, 2017 Cohen Veterans ... advance the use of wearable and home sensors for ... disorders. Early Signal Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on ... will provide an affordable analytical system to record and ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: