CURE OM has announced the inaugural Eyes on a Cure: Patient and Caregiver Symposium to be held on June 16th and 17th, 2012. The meeting will be held one month after the first CURE OM Scientific Meeting (for physicians and researchers) with the goal of bringing the latest news from the ocular melanoma scientific community directly to patients and their loved ones. Eyes on a Cure will bring patients, caregivers and researchers from around the world together to offer educational sessions, support groups led by oncology social workers, sessions on complementary therapies, as well as informal time for networking.
This first patient and caregiver symposium will be held in Philadelphia at the Kimmel Cancer Center of Thomas Jefferson University. Confirmed speakers include: Carol Shields, Takami Sato, David Eschelman, Carin Gonsalves, and James Pingpank.
For more information about the symposium go to the MRF Symposium Announcement