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Join Us For a FREE Melanoma Conference

Penn's Abramson Cancer Center invites patients, family members and anyone interested in learning about melanoma risk, prevention, diagnosis and treatment to attend Focus On Melanoma.

Focus On Melanoma is a free educational conference featuring a keynote address by Singer/Songwriter and Survivor, Charlie Lustman.

Penn's Focus On Melanoma Conference addresses the personal and medical issues facing people with melanoma including those in treatment, survivors, their loved ones, relatives and caregivers.

The conference provides patient-focused information on the latest advances in melanoma risk, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, symptom management and psychosocial issues. It is also an opportunity to network and gain support from other melanoma patients and survivors.

Who Should Attend

  • People newly diagnosed with melanoma
  • Those at risk for melanoma
  • Melanoma survivors
  • Family members, caregivers or health care providers of melanoma patients/survivors
  • Those diagnosed with a pigmented lesion and their family members/caregivers

Join Us

Time: 8 am to 3 pm
Date: Friday May 16, 2014
Location: Hilton Hotel located at 4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
Cost: FREE

Unable to Attend?

If you are unable to attend in person, follow Penn Medicine on Twitter for event information before the conference date, and live tweeting throughout the conference with the hashtag #MelanomaACC.

FREE Skin Cancer Screening

Have your skin checked by a Penn dermatologist to determine your risk for developing skin cancer.
Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014
Location: Smilow Center for Research (attached to the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine- PCAM)
Appointments are necessary and space is limited.

Call 215-662-2737 to make your reservation.

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The Focus on Cancer blog discusses a variety of cancer-related topics, including treatment advances, research efforts and clinical trials, nutrition, support groups, survivorship and patient stories.

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