SYSF Webinar: Merkel Cell Carcinoma

SYSF Webinar: Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Webinar Title:  Merkel Cell Carcinoma, From Diagnosis to Treatment

Date/Time:  Wednesday, November 27, 2019 – 10am PT / 1pm ET

With Presenter:  Marco A. J. Iafolla, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Medical Oncologist, Skin and GU Malignancies

Department of Oncology, William Osler Health System

Description: 

Dr. Marco Iafolla, Medical Oncologist at William Osler Health System, will review the latest news, clinical data and other updates as they relate to the treatment of merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), a rare yet aggressive non-melanoma skin cancer. MCC develops in the merkel cells, which are found in the deepest areas of the epidermis and hair follicles. Merkel cell carcinoma can metastasize, or spread, to other parts of the body, making it metastatic MCC.  Dr. Iafolla will provide an update on the science behind primary and metastatic MCC diagnosis, an overview of the disease features, staging and prognostication, surgery and treatment options including immuno-oncology for MCC, and the impact of all of this to patients. Facilitated by Kathy Barnard, metastatic melanoma survivor and Founder, Save Your Skin Foundation.

Find out more and register HERE:

Merkel Cell Carcinoma: From Diagnosis to Survivorship

 

Also, click here to view more resources on our new page all about MCC: https://saveyourskin.ca/about-merkel-cell-carcinoma/

 

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