Dr. Paul Nghiem Delivers Keynote for the Wallace H. Clark Lectureship in Cutaneous Oncology & Melanoma
October 15, 2021
Dr. Paul Ngheim, professor and head of the UW Medicine Division of Dermatology, recently gave the keynote lecture at the 17th annual Wallace H. Clark, Jr., MD Lectureship in Cutaneous Oncology and Melanoma Symposium, held virtually on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021.
Dr. Nghiem focused his lecture on recent developments in the treatment of patients with Merkel Cell Carcinoma. In contrast to aggressive and potentially toxic therapies to manage MCC, recent advances now allow MCC management to be more effective and less toxic.
Hosted by the Penn Medicine Abramson Cancer Center, the Wallace H. Clark Lectureship in Cutaneous Oncology and Melanoma highlights recent developments in skin cancer diagnosis and treatment research, and designed to update participants on important topics in cutaneous oncology and melanoma.
Each year the symposium welcomes hundreds of dermatologists, dermatophathologists, medical oncologists, hematologists/oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, primary care physicians, oncology nurses and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with melanoma.