2017 War on Skin Cancer™ Event

2017 War on Skin Cancer Event

An event to educate and advance the science of skin cancer prevention and treatment all in one place

Check out our 2017 Event Recap!


6th Annual NW Melanoma 5k Walk and Fun Run

8:30am registration opens; 9:30am walk begins

AIM at Melanoma Walk

AIM at Melanoma and SolSurvivors, a local not-for-profit, will be hosting a community walk to raise awareness of skin cancer. All proceeds will support the Melanoma Tissue Bank Consortium.

  • Register Now!
  • Questions? 
  • Watch Skin of Steel's video for information about the tissue bank

  • SCAR Project Gallery

    Kelly Griffith-Bauer, MD

    Full Day; presentation 1:00pm - 2:00pm 

    See the stunning photography and moving stories of melanoma patients as captured by the research project of 3rd year dermatology resident Kelly Griffith-Bauer, MD. Learn about the people behind the scars, their journey and what they've learned about themselves, this disease and their hopes for the future.


    Melanoma Scientific Symposium for All

    Full Day; Community Q&A session 11:30am - 12:30pm

    Melanoma Education
    • Short scientific talks by OHSU Knight Cancer Institute physicians and expert guest speakers will provide an overview of the latest advances in melanoma prevention, risk and genetics, local and systemic treatment. Keynote presentation from:
      • Dr. Jedd Wolchok
        Chief, Melanoma & Immunotherapeutics Service
        Associate Director, Ludwig Center for Cancer Immunotherapy 
        Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
      • These talks are directed towards medical professionals and therefore are discussed in medical and scientific language. However, all attendees are welcome to attend any or all portions of the event. A special Q&A session by the speakers will be tailored to the patient/community audience (11:30a - 12:30p).

    Are you a medical provider or researcher looking for CME information? Click HERE


    Skin Cancer Education & Fun