Melanoma Summitt Friday, 2 November 2018

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2018 New Zealand Melanoma Summit - 2-3 November 2018, Auckland  

Join health professionals who are passionate about reducing the incidence and impact of melanoma in New Zealand for the fifth national Melanoma Summit in Auckland on 2-3 November 2018.

The Summit is a unique and important opportunity to examine and discuss the latest developments in melanoma control, identify priorities for action for New Zealand and connect melanoma expertise across the country.

New Zealand has one of the highest rates of melanoma incidence in the world.


The Summit programme features experts recognised internationally for their contribution to melanoma control, as well as workshops on prevention, diagnosis, clinical management and research.  Overseas speakers include:

  • Associate Professor Cliff Rosendahl- a primary care practitioner with expertise in skin cancer and dermatoscopy
  • Professor John Kelly- a dermatologist and founder of the Victorian Melanoma Service
  • Professor John Thompson- a surgical oncologist recognised for his leadership in developing the sentinel node biopsy technique
  • Doctor Donna Milne- an advanced practice nurse with the Skin and Melanoma Service and a clinical nurse researcher
  • Professor David Whiteman- a medical epidemiologist who leads the largest study in the world on skin cancer
  • Associate Professor Victoria Atkinson- a medical oncologist who has extensive experience with targeted therapies for melanoma


For further information and to register visit

View the event flyer here. Draft programme available here