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Postponed: Free Melanoma Education Event on May 25, Presented by Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute

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Please note: The following event is postponed due to increased COVID-19 transmission in the community.


If you or a loved one is facing melanoma, or if you just want to learn more about it, you’re welcome to attend Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute's Advances in Melanoma Cancer Care event on Wednesday, May 25.

Sponsored by the NJM Insurance Group and hosted at Lehigh Country Club (2319 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown), the in-person event will feature presentations on skin cancer prevention and detection, the latest advances in melanoma treatment and survivorship advice from various clinicians.

Attendees will have the chance to mingle with melanoma survivors, caregivers and providers, and enjoy refreshments starting at 5 p.m. The formal program will begin at 6 p.m.

Featured topics and speakers include:

Detecting and Preventing Skin Cancer 

Presented by dermatologist Cynthia Bartus, MD, with Advanced Dermatology Associates

Recent Paradigm Shifts in the Surgical Management of Stage III Melanoma

Presented by oncologist Suresh Nair, MD, with Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) Hematology Oncology

Thriving in Survivorship

Presented by Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute nurse navigator Angela Miller, RN, clinical dietitian Janine Gilboy, RD, and oncology social worker Laura Moyer, BSW

Regist​​​​​​​er Today

Preregistration is required in advance of the event. Call 888-402-LVHN (5846) or visit to reserve your spot.

Callout: COVID-19 Safety Information

We strongly encourage attendees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 within two weeks of the event, or if you are experiencing symptoms, please stay home.

If you would prefer to attend the event virtually, it will be livestreamed on Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Facebook page starting at 6 p.m. that evening.

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