Seminar on Melanoma, December 13, 2016, Griedinger Hall, Rambam Health Care Campus


Seminar on Melanoma

for Patients, Families and the General Population


The Seminar will be held on December 13, 2016 at Griedinger Hall, Rambam Health Care Campus




bul3 8:45-9:10 Meet & greet


bul3 9:15 Greetings

Prof. Ron Epelbaum, Director of the Oncology Division at Rambam Health Care Campus


bul3 9:15-9:25 "Rambam Health Care Campus - Center for the Treatment of Skin Tumors in the Northern Region"

Prof. Gil Bar-Sela, Deputy Director of the Division of Oncology at Rambam Health Care Campus, and Head of the Service for Melanoma and Sarcoma Patients


bul3 9:25-9:45 "What's new under the sun" - effects of the sun's rays on skin tumors

Dr. Emily Avitan, Attending Physician, Department of Dermatology


bul3 9:50-10:10 Clinical diagnosis of melanoma

Prof. Reuven Bergman, Director, Department of Dermatology


bul3 10:15-10:35 Surgical treatment for primary melanoma

Prof. Yehuda Ullmann, Director, Department of Plastic Surgery


bul3 10:40-11:00 Surgical treatment for melanoma from the general surgeon's perspective

Dr. Ofir Ben-Ishay, Attending Physician, The Department of General Surgery



11:05-11:30 Intermission and refreshments



bul3 11:30-11:55 Oncological treatment for locally advanced or metastatic melanoma

Dr. Olga Vernikova, Senior Physician, Service for Melanoma and Sarcoma Patients, Oncology Division


bul3 12:00-12:15 "Now together" - the role of the melanoma clinical nurse specialist

Ms. Dafna Sherman, Melanoma and Sarcoma Patient Clinic Nurse Specialist


bul3 12:20-12:35 Meaning and hope along the coping trajectory of the patient and family

Ms. Liat Collins, Social Worker, Melanoma and Sarcoma Patient Clinic


bul3 12:40 Summary, Prof. Gil Bar-Sela


bul3 12:45-13:45 "The Cancer that Died of Laughter" Mr. Eyal Eltawil



13:45 Lunch