Melanoma Town Hall Session Set for October 1st


The LabRoots Cancer Research & Oncology Virtual Event is coming up in roughly 3 weeks and we have quite the lineup scheduled for all attendees. As part of the event, we have a mini-symposium and a town hall session with various speakers presenting at each. The mini-symposium is scheduled to take place on the first day (September 30th) and covers different areas about the topic of Prostate Cancer. The town hall session is set to take place on the second day of the event (October 1st) covering different areas of Melanoma. The areas will include (but aren’t limited to) the following:

  • Immunotherapies
  • Prevention and Detection
  • Caregiving and Advocacy
  • Surviving Melanoma

The speakers who will be a part of the Melanoma town hall session and the topics they are presenting include the following:

louise-perkinsLouise Perkins, PhD (7:30am – 8:30am PDT)  A Case Study for Immunotherapies and Targeted Therapies 




timothy-turnhamTimothy Turnham, PhD; Shelby Moneer, MS, CHES (9:00am – 10:00am PDT) Engaging the Patient in the Treatment Journe



whitney-highWhitney High, MD, JD, M.Eng (10:30am – 11:30am PDT) How the diagnosis of melanoma is made: clinical detection/recognition and histologic/genetic assessmen



t-j-sharpeT.J. Sharpe (12:00pm – 1:00pm PDT) Keynote Presentation (during an actual infusion!): Patient #1 – Pioneering Immunotherapy and Finding The Best, Right Treatment for Stage IV Melanoma



For those of you who are interested in attending the melanoma town hall session, you’ll be able to attend starting at 7:30am Pacific Time on October 1st. Feel free to check out the event agenda to see the various speakers, topics and abstracts.


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