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Understanding Cutaneous Reactions in Advanced Cancer Treatments


  Join Dr. Joël Claveau as he delves into the complexities of targeted therapy and immunotherapy, innovative cancer treatments known for their efficacy but also for potential side effects. Gain insights into the unique dermatological reactions associated with these medications, including their impact on skin, hair, nails, and eyes. Understand the nuances and differences in side effects compared to traditional chemotherapy drugs, empowering patients and healthcare professionals with essential knowledge for informed decision-making and proactive care.       Speaker: Dr. Joël Claveau Dermatologist, Ville de Québec, QC Dr. Joël Claveau is a dermatologist, specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of Melanoma and Skin Cancers, and an Associate Professor with the Department of Medicine at Laval University where he completed his Medical Study and Internal Medicine training. He did his residency in Dermatology at McGill University and subsequently worked at the Melanoma Clinic at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, Quebec. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology and is a member of a number of Medical Societies including the American Academy of Dermatology and the International Dermoscopy Society. He has received awards including Honorary Member of La Société Française de Dermatologie, the Dermatologist’s Volunteer Award of the Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) for his work on the prevention of skin cancers and the CDA Symposium of the year on two occasions (Dermoscopy). Since 1996, he has been the Director of the Melanoma and Skin Cancer Clinic at Le Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Hôtel-Dieu de Québec, and worked in Public Health for the province of Québec, especially on the new Tanning Bed Legislation. He participated to the publication of papers in peer-reviewed journals including work on melanoma, skin cancers and sunscreens. He is actively involved in various Continuing Medical Education events and investigator in many clinical trials on advanced and metastatic melanoma. When: February 28th at 8 PM ET | 5PM ET Register:  

A Viking’s Challenge 2024

A VIKING'S CHALLENGE IS BACK FOR ITS 5TH YEAR! This event offers a hybrid experience with the option of virtual tickets and in-person attendance. Like previous years, you can pledge kilometers and choose to run, swim, jog, or engage in other activities at your own pace. Alternatively, you can assign your accumulated kilometers to an in-person runner as a challenge. If you happen to be at the Gimli Ice Festival, tickets to participate in the Battle of the Bay are available on March 2nd.  From March 1-3, 2024, Save Your Skin Foundation hosts the 5th A Viking’s Challenge across Canada, fundraising for skin cancer patients. Founded in 2020 by melanoma survivor Chris Isfeld, who, despite late-stage diagnosis and partial paralysis, ran 30km on frozen Lake Winnipeg, raising $20,000. Open to all since 2021, Chris, now facing a new health challenge, continues to display resilience. Join A Viking’s Challenge 2024 to support Chris and fellow melanoma patients. Registrants receive a charitable donation tax receipt. REGISTER TODAY!!

March Patient Fireside Chat

MARCH TOPIC Seeing Beyond the Diagnosis: Ocular Melanoma Join us for an illuminating Fireside Forum titled 'Seeing Beyond the Diagnosis: Ocular Melanoma.' This gathering offers a supportive space for individuals affected by ocular melanoma to share experiences, insights, and perspectives. Date: March 7th, 2024 Time: 5pm PT | 8pm ET Location: Zoom REGISTER TODAY!!

Empowering Health: Navigating Fertility & Family Planning


Join us on May 6th at 8 pm ET/5pm PT for an enlightening webinar aimed at empowering individuals grappling with melanomas and skin cancer, with an emphasis on fertility and family planning. In this engaging session, we're honoured to host esteemed oncologist and fertility specialist, Dr. Glass, who will provide expert guidance. Additionally, you'll hear a compelling patient story that sheds light on navigating these challenges and understanding available options. Take advantage of this opportunity to gain valuable insights and support on your health journey. Click here to register!