University of Wisconsin | July 25, 2024

Living With Skin Cancer Symposium with University of Wisconsin, Madison

Date: Thursday – July 25, 2024
Time: 6:30 pm (ET), 5:30 pm (CT),4:30 pm (MT), 3:30 pm (PT)

About The University of Wisconsin Melanoma and Skin Cancer Clinical Research

The University of Wisconsin’s melanoma/skin cancer group leads multiple industry-sponsored and federally-funded clinical trials evaluating novel drugs and therapeutic interventions for melanoma (cutaneous, mucosal, ocular), Merkel cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.

Their faculty are international and site principal investigators on single- and multi-center Phase I through Phase III clinical trials. They also participate in translational research evaluating blood-based biomarkers to predict immunotherapy response/resistance for advanced stage melanoma.


5:30 pm
Welcome and Introductions
Vincent Ma, MD

5:35 pm
Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer: Replacing Fear with Facts
Adam Burr, MD
Assistant Professor (CHS)
Department of Human Oncology

5:55 pm
Revisiting Basal Cell Carcinoma – When small “c” become big “C”
Gloria Xu, MD, PhD
Professor and Section Chief
Mohs Dermatologic Surgery;
Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship

6:15 pm
Unraveling the Mysteries of Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Vincent Ma, MD
Assistant Professor (CHS)
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology

6:35 pm
AIM at Skin Cancer Patient Resources
Ann Garst Taylor
Director Community Engagement

6:45 pm
Q&A with Panel