MELANOMA INFORMATION SESSION
MONTREAL EVENT DETAILS
Time: Doors open at 5:30 pm
Meet & Greet: 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
Speakers: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
- Light supper and refreshments offered
St-Laurent Room A
1110 Sherbrooke St W,
Melanoma Information Sessions offer you an opportunity to connect with other melanoma patients, learn current and new treatments presented by an oncologist, and coping strategies on how to manage the emotional side of cancer.
Thank you to our Partners
Question and Answer Period with panel discussion
Dr. Wilson H. Miller, Jr. MD, PhD
Professor, Departments of Oncology and Medicine, McGill University
Dr. Wilson H. Miller, Jr. is the James McGill Professor in the Departments of Oncology and Medicine at McGill University, Associate Director of the Lady Davis Institute, and Deputy Director of the Segal Cancer Centre. Dr. Miller is also the Director of an internationally recognized clinical trial facility, wherein he has had a leading role in the development of immuno-oncology. In his most recent role as Clinical Lead of the Rossy Cancer Network — a partnership dedicated to integrating and improving quality of care in the McGill University-affiliated hospitals — Dr. Miller spearheaded the implementation of a multi-hospital disease site program and promoted collaboration between clinical trials throughout the network.
Sonia V. del Rincon, PhD
Assistant Professor,Department of Oncology, McGill University
Dr. Sonia del Rincon completed her postdoctoral training focused on identifying novel druggable targets in breast cancer at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, La Jolla, California. Dr. del Rincon was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Oncology at McGill University in 2018. Dr. del Rincon’s recent research interests include pregnancy associated breast cancer and melanoma, both highly metastatic diseases. She helped to initiate the realization of a first ever Melanoma Research Network in Montreal, which promotes collaboration between basic scientists and clinicians throughout the network. Dr. del Rincon is also a volunteer at the Melanoma Network of Canada since 2017.