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Thursday, November 8th, 2018
Title: The Evolving Landscape of Melanoma
Time: 9 AM PST / 12 PM EST
Presenters: Dr. Xinni Song, MD, FRCPC & Tracey Moffat, RN, BScN, MHSc, CCRP
Medical Oncologist: Dr. Xinni Song MD FRCPC
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Division of Medical Oncology Dr. Song did her postgraduate medical training in internal medicine/medical oncology at University of Ottawa. She completed a CBCF clinical fellowship in breast cancer. She is a member of both the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists.
Dr. Song is currently a medical oncologist and chair of the melanoma disease site at The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre. Her research interests include clinical trials of new cancer therapeutics, cancer survivorship, and medical education in relation to professional learning and assessment. She is the author of numerous oncology-related abstracts and articles, as well as a dedicated speaker and educator.
Oncology Nurse: Tracey Moffat, RN, BScN, MHSc, CCRP
A registered oncology nurse with experience in both Medical Oncology and Neonatal Intensive Care. In oncology, she has worked on trials phases I-III in cancer prevention (breast), leukemia, and melanoma.
Tracey is currently working in oncology clinical trials with PRA Health Sciences ensuring patient safety and quality data. On a casual basis, she works as an Administrator on Site at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, Ontario.
Tracey’s academic background includes: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Laurentian University and my Masters in Health Science in Bioethics, through the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto and currently holds a CCRP (SOCRA) certification, but have held both certifications in Neonatal Intensive Care and Oncology.
- Updates in the treatment of melanoma, including surgical changes and updated staging;
- An overview of immunotherapies and targeted therapies;
- Updates for anticipated adjuvant therapies and promising clinical trials- what’s in the near future;
- Specific needs for melanoma patients - treatment and side effect management, and unique challenges.
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Last updated: Oct 1, 2018