About the conference

This educational symposium is designed to highlight the diagnosis, pathology and treatment of advanced skin cancers of the head and neck. Discussion will include the latest in diagnostic and surveillance techniques, tumor pathology and treatment guidelines. Specialists in dermatology, Mohs surgery, head and neck oncology, facial plastic surgery, oculoplastic surgery, radiation oncology and medical oncology will share their expertise in both lecture and case-based presentations.

Conference Details

When: Saturday, October 12, 2019
Where: James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Institute
Room L035
460 W 10th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210

Tentative Agenda and Schedule of Events

8 a.m. Introduction
Steve Nogan, MD

8:10 a.m.  Keynote speaker

8:30 a.m.  Basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma
Chung, MD

8:50 a.m.   SCC staging and Mohs surgery
Carr, MD

9:10 a.m.  Melanoma
Spaccarelli, MD

9:30 a.m.  Surgical management of melanoma
Kang, MD

9:50 a.m.  Surgical management of Merkel cell
Nolan Seim, MD

10:10 a.m.  Coffee Break

10:30 a.m.  Panel Discussion #1: Tumor Board
                    Moderator: David Carr, MD
                  Panelists: Llana Pootrakul, MD; Steve Kang, MD; Dukagjin Blakaj, MD; Hiral Shah, MD

11 a.m.  Local flap reconstruction
Llana Pootrakul, MD

11:20 a.m.  Advanced reconstruction of cheek and ear
Leslie Kim, MD

11:40 a.m.  Advanced reconstruction of nose
Nogan, MD

12 p.m.  Advanced reconstruction of eyelids
Cho, MD

12:20 p.m.  Lunch

12:50 p.m.  Radiation therapy for advanced skin cancers
Dukagjin Blakaj, MD

1:10 p.m.   Immunotherapy for skin malignancies
Shah, MD

1:30 p.m.    Panel Discussion #2: Reconstructive Challenges
                    Moderator: Steve Nogan, MD
                    Panelists: Matt Old, MD; Leslie Kim, MD; David Carr, MD

2 p.m.  Adjourn

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