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The 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting took place from June 4-8, 2021. Given the COVID-19 pandemic, the convention was conducted entirely online. This event brings together over thirty thousand oncologists, pharmaceutical representatives, and patient advocates from across the world and across cancer...

The Ocumel Canada team has been very busy working on initiatives and strategies to help bring awareness to Ocular Melanoma (OM) and improve care pathways for patients across Canada.  In the spring we conducted a patient/caregiver survey with the intent to gather current information about...

Vancouver, BC It was around 1pm and my partner and I were playing with monkeys on a beach in Thailand. That’s the moment my life changed forever. Out of nowhere, as if someone had just pulled a curtain down over my right eye, this “black line” fell...

Move for Melanoma is back! This year, we'll be joined by Vancouver Canucks' JT Miller and his wife Natalie to raise funds for melanoma skin cancer.  Move for Melanoma is an activity challenge that takes place across Canada. The goal of the event is to bring awareness...

Post-ASCO 2021 Update with Dr. Hamid: Melanoma, Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers, and Ocular Melanoma Presented by Dr. Omid Hamid, The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute, Los Angeles, California, this webinar  reviews late breaking news, key takeaways, clinical data and other updates presented at the American Society of...

In 2020, the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting was held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting took place from May 29th-31st, with the last two days being devoted to online presentations. This report will be dedicated to the presentations that representatives from Save...

Rare Disease Day is held on the last day of February every year to raise awareness of rare diseases. February 29, 2020 will be the 13th international Rare Disease Day. On and around this day hundreds of patient organisations from countries and regions all over...

On the first Thursday of every month, Save Your Skin Foundation hosts an evening support chat for patients, survivors and caregivers touched by melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancer, and ocular melanoma.  These chats are open discussions about life after a cancer diagnosis, including sharing experiences with...

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