Educational Videos

Skin Safety Boot Camp

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Dr. Sancy Leachman and Julie Dhossche present a crash course on what you need to know to keep yourself and your families safe from skin cancer (May 2021).

Importance of Melanoma Early Detection

Sancy Leachman speaks virtually about the importance of melanoma early detection

Dr. Leachman speaks about the importance of detecting melanoma early.

The War on Melanoma (Grand Rounds Virtual Presentation)

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Dr. Sancy Leachman presents the War on Melanoma — concepts, strategies, results — to the Mayo Clinic Dermatology Grand Rounds (June 2022).

Dr. Leachman TED-Style Talk

Dr. Leachman gives a short presentation on the War on Melanoma

Dr. Leachman outlines the origins of her training and the War on Melanoma efforts, to where it is today (May 2018).

Mi Opción Project: Melanoma & Cancer

A Spanish melanoma education video. Discover how to prevent, detect, and treat melanoma, the most dangerous skin cancer. Get tips on sun protection. (Spanish with CC English)

Oregon vs. Melanoma — Uniting to Defeat Deadly Skin Cancer

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OHSU melanoma skin cancer experts and project teams will give a behind-the-scenes look at the efforts being taken to defeat deadly skin cancer in Oregon (May 2022).

Advanced Imaging and Skin Cancers

OHSU doctors present a talk on advanced imaging for skin cancer diagnosis

Drs. Alexander Witkowski and Joanna Ludzik give a behind the scenes view of the new technologies being used to detect skin cancers. Dermatopathologist Jina Chung joins for a comparison of pathology for traditional biopsied lesions (June 2021).

Diagnosing Melanoma: What You Need to Know

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Dr. Sancy Leachman presents "Diagnosing Melanoma: What You Need to Know" at the 2021 Melanoma Research Alliance Patient Forum (April 2021).

Dr. John Vetto TED-Style Talk

Dr. John Vetto presents a short talk on skin cancer surgery

Dr. John Vetto presents a TED-Style Melanoma Talk at the 2018 PDX Skincare Festival, describing his experience as a medical trainee and how far melanoma treatment has come since then, and thoughts on improvement in the future (May 2018).

"It's Your Story to Tell: Rage at the Sun"

A melanoma activist provides his story in a podcast

It's Your Story to Tell Podcast, by Megan BabcockDive into the remarkable journey of Robin, a father who faced immense loss and the relentless battle against melanoma. Tragically losing his beloved wife to this aggressive form of skin cancer, Robin's life was cast into darkness. But rather than succumbing to despair, he chose to illuminate the path of grief with resilience, love, and community support.

Genetic Testing and Melanoma

Sancy Leachman speaks on genetic testing and melanoma

Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D., explains the difference between germline testing for inherited mutations associated with greater risk and somatic testing of melanoma tumor cells themselves that might help oncologists decide upon a course of treatment that attacks a particular growth pathway.

(Podcast) Tattoo Parlors and the War on Melanoma

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Dr. Sancy Leachman joins John Hopkins School of Public Health's Public Health on Call podcast to discuss the War on Melanoma and the role skin-aware professionals like tattoo artists can play.

Surgery for Skin Cancer

Dr. Anna Bar presents a talk on surgery

Drs. Anna Bar and Dale Han outline surgical options for the treatment of melanoma skin cancers, including Mohs micrographic surgery and oncologic surgery (June 2021).

Investigating Clinical Trials

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Melanoma program experts Drs. Leachman, Han, Kohn and others outline what clinical trials are, and their role in the advancement of melanoma research and care (Sept. 2020).