2013 Patient Retreat

Philadelphia, PA
Thomas Jefferson University Kimmel Cancer Center 

The 3rd annual Eye Am Not Alone (EANA) Patient Retreat was held November 1-3, 2013 at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Speakers includes Takami Sato MD, PhD, David Eschelman MD, Carin Gonsalves, MD, Patrick O'Kane, MD, Pramila Rani Anne, MDCarol Shields, MD, OMF Medical Director Peter Hovland, MD, PhD and OMF Scientific Advisory Board member Colleen Cebulla, MD.

Retreat Agenda

2013 EANA Retreat Agenda (10.25).pdf
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Saturday Morning Sessions

Welcome - OM Overview
Peter Hovland, MD, PhD, OMF Medical Director
“The Game of Uveal Melanoma”
Carol Shields, MD, Will Eye Hospital
Oncological follow-up of primary uveal melanoma
Takami Sato, MD, PhD, Director, Metastatic Uveal Melanoma Program, Thomas Jefferson University
Radiographic surveillance of metastatic uveal melanoma
Patrick O’Kane, MD, Associate Professor of Radiology
Choice of treatment for metastatic uveal melanoma
David Eschelman, MD, Associate Professor, Interventional Radiology
Liver-directed treatment for metastatic uveal melanoma
Carin Gonsalves, MD, Fellowship Director, Interventional Radiology
The role of radiation treatment for metastatic uveal melanoma
Pramila Rani Anne, MD, Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology

Saturday Afternoon Sessions

Positive Outlook for Application of Pseudoviruses to Uveal Melanoma
Elisabet de los Pinos, PhD, CEO, Aura Biosciences
Systemic Management of Metastatic Uveal Melanoma
Takami Sato, MD, PhD, Director, Metastatic Uveal Melanoma Program, TJU
Systemic Management of Metastatic Uveal Melanoma
Richard Carvajal, MD, Associate Director, Developmental Therapeutics, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Patient Discussion Panel
Caregiver Discussion Panel

Sunday Sessions

Navigating & Negotiating Health Insurance
Johanna Gray, CRD Associates
Normalizing: Maintaining and Regaining a Normal State of Anticancer Surveillance
John Malyon (patient)
OM Patient Survey Results
Andrew Evans (patient)
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Email us at info@ocularmelanoma.org.