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OMF Eye Am Not Alone Patient Retreat 2013

EANA-STD-8-13-949Save the Date!

November 1 – 3, 2013
Philadelphia, PA

The 2013 installment of OMF’s popular Eye Am Not Alone (EANA) Patient Retreat is set for Friday, November 1 through Sunday, November 3 at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.The retreat will combine expert medical information with the ‘softer side’ of battling OM: plenty of interaction other patients, leading OM experts from around the country, cancer therapists, and other OM community members. Targeted at patients, their families and friends, the retreat will mirror OMF’s ground-breaking 2010 conference at the Dana-Farber Cancer Center and its follow-up in Washington, DC in March 2012.

Confirmed speakers include Takami Sato MD, PhDDavid Eschelman MDCarin Gonsalves, MD,Carol Shields, MD and Peter Hovland, MD, PhD.

OMF is actively working with the patient community, its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) and Jefferson / Wills to construct an agenda best meeting the needs of the OM community.

If you would like to be a part of the 2013 EANA planning, serve on the Patient Steering Committee, and/or volunteer at the event, please email coryell@ocularmelanoma.org.

The event headquarter hotel is the Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown where OMF has special rates. Stay tuned for more details over the coming weeks!

For more info please go to www.ocularmelanoma.org or click here to register.