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Melanoma Canada’s Patient Information Sessions are a series of presentations by leading Canadian oncologists, dermatologists, surgeons, psychologists and more on the latest in melanoma and skin cancer treatment options and support services. These presentations offer patients, their families, friends, and healthcare providers with not only the most up to date information on the disease, but a chance to speak to doctors and experts, while connecting with peers. Our Information Sessions are free of charge and are offered virtually across Canada.

“I learned more at this meeting than I have in the last four years of treatment. Thank you for arranging this and giving us renewed hope.”

Upcoming Events

April 20th, 2023 – 6:30 PM ET.
Living with Melanoma & Skin Cancer: Managing a Fear of Recurrence and Navigating Survivorship

Watch Past Events

Pause, Rewind and Rewatch recordings from past Melanoma Information Sessions

Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer
Dr. Erin Dahlke

Systemic Treatments for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers
Dr. Elaine McWhirter MD, MSc., FRCPC

Melanoma & Non-Melanoma Treatment Updates
Dr. Teresa Petrella, BSc, MD, MSc, FRCPC Medical Oncologist

Diagnosed with Advanced cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Dave Sutherland

My Melanoma Journey and Successful Treatment with Braftovi & Maktov
Mike Copeman

The Game that Changed My Life – My Melanoma Journey
Brian “Red” Hamilton

Let’s Talk Sunscreen
 Dr. Geeta Yadav, Dermatologist, MD, MHS, FRCPC

Skin Cancer Early Detection & Prevention
Dr. Julia Carroll, FRCPC (Dermatology)

Updates from the 16th Annual Canadian Melanoma Conference
Dr. Elaine McWhirter MD, MSc., FRCPC

My Uveal Melanoma Journey

Frequent Topics

• Immunotherapy and targeted therapies
• Pipeline of treatment options
• Clinical trials
• Surgical and radiation treatments
• Support services for patients
• Anxiety with diagnosis and treatment
• Fear of recurrence


A few hours of your time can make a big impact on your community. We are looking for volunteers to help with registration and set up for any of our Melanoma Patient Information Sessions. Contact Mary Zawadzki for more information: 1-877-560-8035 |

Join our team today. 

Melanoma Patient Inforamtion Session volunteers
Patient Information Session is made possible through financial support from
logo display of our pharma partner Brsitol Myers Squibb
Innovative Medicines
Merck logo sponsor of melanoma information sessions