Program

Friday

  • Time
  • Topic/Speaker


    • Continental Breakfast

  • 8:30 am – 9:05 am
  • Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
    • Welcome

  • 9:05 am – 9:10 am
  • Opening Remarks
    Sanjiv S. Agarwala, MD
    • Melanoma: Diagnosis and Beyond

      Moderator: Allan C. Halpern, MD, MSc
  • 9:10 am – 9:15 am
  • Pretest
  • 9:16 am – 9:30 am
  • Melanoma Screening in Primary Care
    Laura K. Ferris, MD, PhD
  • 9:31 am – 9:45 am
  • Smartphone Diagnosis of Melanoma: Feasible or Folly?
    Allan C. Halpern, MD, MSc
  • 9:46 am – 10:00 am
  • Skin Cancer Prevention
    Alan C. Geller, MPH, RN
  • 10:01 am – 10:15 am
  • The Role of Molecular Profiling in Melanoma Diagnosis
    Klaus J. Busam, MD
  • 10:16 am – 10:30 am
  • Genetic Insights into Melanoma Progression
    Boris C. Bastian, MD, PhD
  • 10:31 am – 10:35 am
  • Questions and Answers
  • 10:36 am – 10:40 am
  • Posttest
    • Exhibit Hall Break

  • 10:40 am – 11:20 am
  • Refreshments in the Exhibit Hall
    • Surgery and Adjuvant Therapy

      Moderator: Vernon K. Sondak, MD
  • 11:20 am – 11:25 am
  • Pretest/Case
  • 11:26 am – 12:00 pm
  • Completion Lymphadenectomy: To Do or Not To Do?
    Vernon K. Sondak, MD
  • 12:01 pm – 12:10 pm
  • Adjuvant Therapy: Past, Present and Future
    Sanjiv S. Agarwala, MD
  • 12:11 pm – 12:15 pm
  • Posttest
  • 12:15 pm – 12:20 pm
  • Break
    • Industry Expert Theater Lunch: Clinical Considerations For Treatment In Advanced Melanoma**

      This event is presented by Amgen
      **Not approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and is neither provided by nor endorsed by Hemonc Today Melanoma 2017 or its accredited provider.
  • 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm
  • Educational Program and Lunch
  • 1:20 pm – 1:25 pm
  • Break
    • Intralesional and Regional Therapy

      Moderator: Sanjiv S. Agarwala, MD
  • 1:25 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Pretest
  • 1:31 pm – 2:00 pm
  • New Intralesional Agents on the Horizon
    Robert H.I. Andtbacka, MD, CM, FACS, FRCSC
  • 2:01 pm – 2:15 pm
  • How to Integrate Intralesional Therapy in Clinical Practice
    Merrick I. Ross, MD
  • 2:16 pm – 2:25 pm
  • Panel Discussion and Posttest
    • Targeting the Immune System: Making Sense of it for the Clinician

      Moderator: Mario Sznol, MD
  • 2:25 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Pretest
  • 2:31 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Biomarkers: Current Status and Clinical Application in Melanoma
    Ryan J. Sullivan, MD
  • 3:01 pm – 3:15 pm
  • What’s Next for Immunotherapy?
    Michael A. Postow, MD
  • 3:16 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Combination or Monotherapy: What’s a Clinician To Do?
    Mario Sznol, MD
  • 3:31 pm – 3:35 pm
  • Posttest
    • Exhibit Hall Break

  • 3:35 pm – 4:15 pm
  • Refreshments in the Exhibit Hall
    • Clinical (and Non-clinical) Conundrums of the Year

      Moderator: Axel Hauschild, MD
  • 4:15 pm – 4:20 pm
  • Pretest/Case
  • 4:21 pm – 4:35 pm
  • Molecular Testing in Melanoma: Ready for Prime Time?
    Eddy Hsueh, MD
  • 4:36 pm – 4:45 pm
  • Mucosal Melanoma: Different Disease or Different Biology?
    Axel Hauschild, MD
  • 4:46 pm – 5:05 pm
  • Metastatic Uveal Melanoma: Have We Made Any Progress?
    Alexander N. Shoushtari, MD
  • 5:06 pm – 5:15 pm
  • Panel Discussion and Posttest
    • Meet the Faculty Reception and Poster Presentations*

      *Not approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
  • 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
  • Mingle with faculty and colleagues in the Exhibit Hall while you view the latest melanoma research conducted by fellow attendees. Light appetizers and drinks will be available.