2018 New Zealand Melanoma Summit - 2-3 November 2018,
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
- Doctor Donna Milne- an advanced practice nurse with
the Skin and Melanoma Service and a clinical nurse
- 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
View the event flyer here. Draft programme available here.