Events

2021 Virtual Steps Against Melanoma Walk

Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021
Place: Virtually

Join us virtually in walking to honor all of those who have been affected by melanoma, while raising awareness and funds for skin cancer research! Walk solo, or create a team -- and walk in the time and location of your choice

Learn more, register, donate by visiting the Portland Walk Webpage.

Robin Zimmerman, Coordinator of Portland Oregon Steps Against Melanoma Virtual Walk, shares the reasons why he walks.

2021 Summer Virtual Roundtable Series

sponsored by Moda Health

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More than skin deep — Advanced imaging and skin cancer

Tuesday, July 27   |   Noon - 1 p.m.   |   Virtual Conference
with Alexander Witkowski, M.D., Ph.D., Joanna Ludzik, M.D., Ph.D., Jina Chung, M.D., and others
 

Advanced imaging technologies are the latest tool being used at OHSU to detect skin cancers – with one major benefit – without the need for invasive biopsy. Join Drs. Alexander Witkowski and Joanna Ludzik, co-directors of the new OHSU Skin Imaging Center, for a behind the scenes view of the tools, images, and a discussion on the clinical uses for these new technologies. Dermatopathologist Jina Chung will join for a comparison of pathology for traditional biopsied lesions.

Skin Safety Bootcamp

Tuesday, May 11   |   Noon - 1:30 p.m.   |   Virtual Conference
with Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D., Julie Dhossche, M.D., and others
 

In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Sancy Leachman hosts a crash course on how to protect yourself from skin cancer. Along with key information on prevention and early detection, she’ll share the tips and products she uses for her family. Pediatric dermatologist Julie Dhossche joins as a co-host to provide additional tips for your kiddos.

Brush up on your knowledge before summer, and share the love to your friends and family by inviting them to hear from leading skin experts for free! Because we all can’t wait to get outside – let’s make sure we’re doing it right.

So you might need surgery for skin cancer...What does that mean?

Tuesday, June 15   |   Noon - 1 p.m.   |   Virtual Conference
with Anna Bar, M.D., Dale Han, M.D., and others

Hearing you may need surgery for a skin cancer can be overwhelming. Understanding your diagnosis and potential treatment options can help you play an active role in your care plan. What types of procedures are there? What may change depending on diagnosis? What are your personal goals? What questions should you ask? Dermatologic surgeon Dr. Anna Bar and surgical oncologist Dale Han co-host to answer these, and your submitted questions.