Melanoma Minisymposium at Hershey to discuss personalized treatments

HERSHEY, Pa. -- The 13th annual Penn State Hershey Minisymposium on Melanoma is scheduled for Monday, May 19, in Lecture Room D on the Hershey campus. The Penn State Hershey Melanoma Center along with the Elizabethtown Rotary Club, Foreman Foundation and Mike Geltrude Foundation will host an educational program focused on the personalized treatment of melanoma.

The program is designed to provide a setting where healthcare professionals, professors, researchers and other interested individuals can converge to discuss emerging practices and developing trends in the field of melanoma research. This year’s keynote speakers are Dr. Harriet Kluger, associate professor of medicine, associate director of the Medical Oncology Fellowship Program, Yale University School of Medicine; and Sheri Holmen, adjunct associate professor of oncological sciences, associate professor, Department of Surgery, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah.

This free event is open to the public. CME credit for the symposium is also available. For more information on this program, contact Teah Batdorf at or visit the Penn State Hershey Melanoma Center website at

Last Updated May 08, 2014