Skin Cancer Symposium

5th Annual Melanoma and Skin Cancer Symposium

October 26, 2019

This event has been cancelled.


Rapid advances are occurring in the management of melanoma using novel agents. This CME activity will provide information on clinical trials and surgical interventions. Other topics will include legal challenges within dermatology, the management of lymphedema and the role of genetic testing in patients with skin cancer.


As a result of attending this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe role of genetic testing in melanoma and other skin cancers and how the results could affect overall treatment plan
  • Identify which patients are appropriate for referral to surgeons and medical oncologists
  • Identify which patients are candidates for lymphedema treatment
  • Discuss current clinical trials

Program Agenda

Presentation materials, when available, maybe downloaded in pdf format. The password will be emailed to participants prior to the activity.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

  • 7:30 a.m.

    Registration and Light Breakfast

  • 8 a.m.

    Challenging Cutaneous Malignancies: Clinicopathologic Correlations

    Clay Cockerell, MD, MBA

  • 8:45 a.m.

    Role of Completion Lymph Node Dissection in Melanoma

    Tawyna Bowles, MD
    Intermountain Healthcare
    University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute

  • 9:30 a.m.

    Adjuvant Treatment for Melanoma

  • 10:10 a.m.


  • 10:30 a.m.

    Role of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Non-Melanoma Malignancies

  • 11:15 a.m.

    Interesting Case Session with Panel

  • 11:55 a.m.


  • 12:15 p.m.

    Ethics Lecture

  • 1 p.m.



The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.



The conference is held at the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center on the Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas campus.

The Baylor University Medical Center campus encompasses many hospital buildings, programs and office buildings. Avariety of parking options are available, including self-park, valet, covered parking and private lots.

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10th Floor Conference Center
3410 Worth St.
Dallas, TX 75246









Cancellation and Refund Policy

We request that all conference attendees pre-register to assure the availability of all conference materials. No refunds will be provided for cancellations received after August 15, 2018. Refunds will be provided to registrants who cancel their registration in writing up to August 15, 2018.

The conference organizers will not be responsible for reimbursement of airline fees and other accommodation expenses. Walk-in registrations are accepted, but we cannot guarantee seating or conference materials the day of the conference.

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