February 16, 2023 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm America/Toronto Timezone
Zoom Webinar


Join us on Thursday February 16th, for our FREE Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers – from Diagnosis to Treatment webinar.

Learn about cutaneous Squamous Cell and Basal Cell Carcinoma from Dr. Elaine McWhirter, Staff Medical Oncologist at the Juravinski Cancer Centre (JCC) in Hamilton and Dr. Erin Dahlke, the physician lead for two of the four academic hospital-based Mohs micrographic surgery units in Ontario.. Register Today.

Also hear from a patient about their experience as a non-melanoma skin cancer patient and learn the latest updates on our support services.

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2023
Time: Meeting room opens at 6:25 p.m.
Presentations: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Q&A Period: 7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.



Speaker Bios

Dr. Elaine McWhirter 
MD, MSc., FRCPC Medical Oncologist, Juravinski Cancer Centre
Dr. McWhirter is a Staff Medical Oncologist at the Juravinski Cancer Centre (JCC) in Hamilton, and an Associate Professor at McMaster University. She received her BSc, MSc (Microbiology) and Medical degrees from the University of Toronto. Training in Medical Oncology continued in Toronto; she completed a fellowship in Investigational New Drugs at Princess Margaret Hospital. Her interests include New Drug Development in Melanoma and Gastrointestinal Cancers, and melanoma prevention. Professional Memberships include the Melanoma Executive Committee of the National Cancer Institute, and the Melanoma Disease Site Group of the Cancer Care Ontario Program in Evidence-Based Care. She is the local PI on a number of international clinical trials in melanoma and GI malignancies.

D. Erin Dahlke MD

Dr. Dahlke enthusiastically joined the Division of Dermatology at Queens in 2017 to work in Mohs micrographic surgery.  Dr. Dahlke’s education includes an HBSc in microbiology and immunology from Dalhousie University, medical school at Western University and dermatology residency at the University of Toronto (FRCPC).  She went on to complete additional fellowship subspecialty training in skin oncology and Mohs micrographic surgery (FACMS), as well as a Master’s Degree (MScCH) in Health Practitioner Teacher Education at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Dahlke is the physician lead for two of the four academic hospital-based Mohs micrographic surgery units in Ontario –  Hotel Dieu Hospital, Queens, and St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Unity Health Network.  Dr. Dahlke holds cross appointments in the Division of Dermatology at Women’s College Hospital, University Health Network as well as in Laboratory Medicine at St. Michaels Hospital.

Dedicated to medical education, Dr. Dahlke is the undergraduate Director of Dermatology Education for the University of Toronto Medical School and she was the recipient of a national clinical teaching award from the Canadian Dermatology Association for post-graduate dermatology teaching in her first year of practice.

Dr. Dahlke’s research interests include the treatment of skin cancer, medical education, quality improvement related to patient experience, and equity and diversity in dermatology.

Dave Sutherland
Dave Sutherland, is a 51 year old father of 4, who has been fighting cutaneious Squamous Cell Carcinoma since 2007. Dave is now Stage IV. He worked in Human Resources as well as EMS and the Fire Service until his medical retirement in 2018.

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Contact our patient care specialist Abigail Wiggin
905-901-5121 ext. 112



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