The Borstein Family Foundation Melanoma Program Cordially Invites You…
Living with Melanoma
A free public conference designed for patients and their families
Experts, Answers and Coffee!
Breakfast will be provided.
Seating is limited. Register today!
Watch on YouTube if you are unable to attend in-person. Registration is not required for YouTube livestream (see below).
Date: Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Time: 8:15 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Saint John’s Health Center Foundation
Enter the parking area on 23rd Street not Santa Monica Blvd (a one way exit).
Address: Saint John’s Health Center Foundation
2221 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404 (Map)
Speakers and Discussion Points
8:15 – 9:00 AM:
Breakfast: Welcome and Introduction
Dr. Richard Essner and Dr. Kim Margolin
Providence, Saint John’s Health Center
9:00 – 9:30 AM:
Melanoma in situ: What is it?
Presenter: Dr. Richard Bennett
Clinical Professor of Dermatology, UCLA
9:30 – 10:00 AM:
Desmoplastic Melanoma: Why is it So Sensitive to Immunotherapy?
Presenter: Dr. Zeynep Eroglu
Medical Oncologist, Cutaneous Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center
10:00 – 10:30 AM:
Exploring Staging and Prognosis in Oncology
Presenter: Dr. Mohammed Kashani-Sabet
Medical Director, Oncology Service Line, Sutter Health, San Francisco, CA
10:30 – 11:00 AM:
Uveal Melanoma: A Different Disease?
Presenter: Dr. Jose Lutzky
Director of Cutaneous Oncology & Medical Director of Clinical Trials, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
11:00 – 11:30 PM: Break
11:30 – 12:00 PM:
Navigating Immunotherapy Toxicities
Presenter: Dr. Mary Carroll, DNP, FNP-C, OCN
City of Hope Medical Center
12:00 – 12:30 PM:
Mastering Wound Graft Care: Insights and Strategies
Presenter: Melody Simanian
Physician Assistant, Providence Saint John’s Health Center
12:30 – 1:00 PM:
Patient Panel – Interactive Q&A Session
Registration for In-person Attendance*
The Saint John’s Cancer Institute intends to livestream our speakers through our YouTube channel. If you are unable to attend the event in-person, please join us online. Be sure to subscribe to our channel to get notifications.