Melanoma Update 2023

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WAKMAS Biennial Melanoma Update
A collaboration between Cancer Council WA’s GP Education Project, WACOG, and WA Kirkbride Melanoma Advisory Service.

GPs, nurses, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and oncologists working in melanoma treatment and care.

  • 6:00pm – Registration and light meal
  • 6.30pm – Presentations:
  1. WAKMAS model. How may we help your melanoma patients? Associate Professor Mark Hanikeri, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
  2. WAKMAS referral pathways and resources: Stacey Coke, Clinical Nurse Coordinator
  3. How can Cancer Council WA support your patients with melanoma? 
  4. The suspicious skin lesion – why, when, and how to manage it: Dr Daniel Hewitt, Dermatologist
  5. The current role of surgery in melanoma management: Dr Robert Owen, Plastic Surgeon
  6. Updates in drug treatment for melanoma: Dr Peter Lau, Medical Oncologist
  7. Pathology specimens – processing, analysis, and implications for partial biopsies of suspicious lesions: Dr Nathan Harvey, Dermatopathologist
  • 8.15pm – Questions and discussion
  • 8.30pm – Event close

Tuesday, 31 October 2023

McCusker Auditorium
Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
6 Verdun Street, Nedlands, WA 6009

6.00pm – 8.30pm

Mode of delivery:
In-person or online

Video recording of the WAKMAS Biennial Melanoma Update:

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