Melanoma Center Symposium - Past

Melanoma Mini-Symposia

Starting in 2002 with the appointment of Dr. Gavin Robertson, the Melanoma Program at the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute annually presented Mini symposia on Melanoma. These Symposia have attracted experts from all over the United States to address the burning issues confronting researchers, clinicians and patients in the quest to find a cure for this devastating disease.

Just In: The Thirteenth Annual Mini-Symposium has been scheduled for May 19, 2014 from 12: 00 – 4:30 PM, Junker Auditorium (**NEW VENUE**), Penn State Hershey Medical Center Ground   - use elevator at Hospital North Entrance. 

EVERYBODY IS WELCOME !!

 First annual Mini symposium on Melanoma - May 8, 2002

 "Fun in the Sun"

Second annual Mini symposium on Melanoma – May 5, 2003
"Preventing and Surviving Skin Cancer"
 
Third annual Mini symposium on Melanoma – May 3, 2004
"Targeting Mutant V599EBRAF in Melanoma"
 
Fourth annual Mini symposium on Melanoma – May 2, 2005
"Target Identification and Therapeutic Development to Drug Delivery"
 
Fifth annual Mini symposium on Melanoma – May 8, 2006
"Working Together to Develop Better Therapies for Melanoma Patients"
 
Sixth Annual Mini symposium on Melanoma – May 14, 2007
"From Bench to Bedside"
 
Seventh Annual Mini symposium on Melanoma – May,19, 2008
"Unraveling the Causes of and Treatment for Melanoma"
 
Eight Annual Mini symposium on Melanoma -. June 8, 2009
"The Importance of Clinical Trials for the Treatment of Melanoma"
 
Ninth Annual Melanoma Mini symposium - May 24,2010
"Targeting circulating Melanoma Tumor Cells"
 

Tenth Annual Melanoma Mini symposium - May 23, 2011

Resistance to Targeted Melanoma Therapies

Eleventh Annual Melanoma Mini symposium - May 21, 2012

Natural and Synthetic Nano-particles for Treating and Imaging Melanoma

Twelfth Annual Melanoma Mini symposium - May 19, 2013

Multi-Target Inhibitors for the Treatment of Melanoma