General Practice Education: Melanoma Update 2021

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Join us for our biennial Melanoma Update: A collaboration between Cancer Council WA and WA Kirkbride Melanoma Advisory Service.

6.00pm – Registration and light meal
6.30pm – Welcome & introductions
6.35pm – Presentations

  • WAKMAS: Who are we? Why are we here? Introduction to the new clinic format | Dr Mark Hanikeri, Clinical Associate Professor and Specialist Plastic Surgeon
  • How do I refer a patient to WAKMAS, and what resources are available online? | Stacey Coke, Acting Clinical Nurse Coordinator
  • What services do Cancer Council offer your melanoma patients? | Scott Van Dort, Support Services Coordinator
  • The suspicious skin lesion: Who and how to examine, what to look for, and how to biopsy | Dr Ernest Tan, Dermatologist
  • Surgical management of primary melanoma in the era of adjuvant treatments | Dr Rob Owen, Plastic Surgeon
  • Immunotherapy side effects for the general practitioner | Dr Peter Lau, Medical Oncologist
  • Melanoma biobanking: What is it and might it influence future treatments? | Professor Jonas Nilsson, Chair of Melanoma Discovery

8.20pm – Questions and discussion
8.30pm – Event close

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