Fifth Biennial Melanoma Patient Education Symposium 2017

Rochester, MN US
May 20, 2017

Course Director: Svetomir N. Markovic, M.D., Ph.D., Jessica L. Brandt, R.N., O.C.N.

This educational conference is designed for patients, survivors and family members  who have survived  or are living with melanoma.  The newest and safest treatments and guidelines will be shared with the attendees.  The educational topics cover surgical treatments, vaccine therapies, immune therapy treatments, clinical trials, side effect management and patient stories.

Registration Fee

Register on or before May 5Register on or after May 6

Additional Information
Lodging and Accommodations
Program Schedule (PDF)
Course Brochure (PDF) 

Target Audience

This conference is designed for patients, families and caregivers whose lives are affected by melanoma .    

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Review up-to-date information on risk factors, incidence, screening, diagnosis and prevention for melanoma
  • Describe surgical interventions, emerging therapies, research and patient care for melanoma
  • Identify medical options for treating advanced stage melanoma including innovative research trials
  • Identify issues faced by individuals diagnosed with an treated for melanoma
  • Review practical approaches to decrease stress and increase resilience

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course. 

Course summary
Event starts: 
05/20/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
05/20/2017 - 4:00pm
Mayo Clinic Geffen Auditorium – Gonda Building
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
United States

Contact us
Phone:  800-323-2688

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