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Insights in Melanoma: A National and Local Perspective, May 1, Sullivan Center, UH Cancer Center, 8:45-12:45

Anyone of any ethnicity can get skin cancer, which is one of the most common cancers in Hawai'i. This deadly menace is a growing problem in our State. Find out the latest in prevention and treatment at our Insights in Melanoma conference on May 1, free and open to the public. Get screened for skin cancer for free too! CMEs available for health professionals. Visit: http://owl.li/LgY2o

Pictured, Dr. Shane Morita, Surgical Oncology Program Director, Queen’s Cancer Center Surgical Residency Faculty, John A. Burns School of Medicine Clinical Sciences Faculty, University of Hawai'i Cancer Center; and Dr. Joe Ramos, Director, Cancer Biology Program, UH Cancer Center.

Entrance Class of 2015, University of Hawaii medical school (JABSOM)

CONVOCATION For the MD Class of 2015 is May 17

We remember it like yesterday, when the Class of 2015 walked into their White Coat Ceremony at the Hilton Ballroom. (Back in the day, when the ballroom was the venue.) Now it's time for a joyous but bittersweet "a hui hou". After watching their entrance chant, read details about Convocation 2015 from UH Med Now.
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Also on Lei Day, the Interdisciplinary Austronesian Connections Symposium at East West Center

The Interdisciplinary Austronesian Connections Symposium is May 1 (9 a.m.-6 p.m.) at the Burns Hall at the East-West Center. See this website for more details.

(Wikipedia says Austronesian people include speakers of Malay, Filipino, Filipino, Indonesian, Maori, Malagasy Hawaiian, Fijian, Taiwan’s ancestral language, among many others.)

Global Liver Cancer Conference is May 22-23

It's a global scourge and one of the most prevalent cancers in Hawai'i. You’re invited to attend the first Global Liver Cancer Conference held in at the University of Hawai’i Cancer Center. Bridging the geographic gap between scientists from multiple locations, scientists have been selected to share their basic and translational knowledge on liver cancer research. If you would like to participate in the poster session, we invite you to submit your abstract to skhan@cc.hawaii.edu

Registration is required to attend this conference and CME credit will be available on Saturday, May 23.

How Bad is Sugar? An expert presentation May 28, sponsored by the Hawai'i State Department of Health

The Hawai’i State Department of Health, Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division, Healthy Hawai’i Initiative is hosting the 2015 Hawai'i Physical Activity and Nutrition (PAN) Forum on Thursday, May 28th, 2015. Please find the PAN Forum Draft Agenda by clicking here.

Please click on the Registration Link to register for the Forum. Early registration is encouraged to reserve your space.