2024 CURE OM Patient & Caregiver Symposium

Melanoma Research Foundation

May 3, 12:00 PM – May 5, 6:00 PM


About this event

The 2024 Eyes on a Cure: Ocular Melanoma Patient & Caregiver Symposium will be on May 3-5, 2024, in Boston, MA! Join OM patients and caregivers from across the US for three days of in-person and virtual learning about the latest news in research and treatment development, OM education, patient support resources and more. 

Participants are also invited to join the Miles for Melanoma Boston 5k on the morning of Saturday, May 4 to raise funds and increase OM awareness in the broader melanoma community. Register here!


Hotel Accommodations: The Melanoma Research Foundation has limited rooms on a first-come, first-served availability at the Inn at Longwood Medical. There are limited rooms available for Thursday, May 2nd- Sunday, May 5th for $259/night + tax. To reserve, call 1 (800) 468-2378 or (617) 731-4700 use group code MELA2024 by Friday, April 12th, 2024.

Travel Scholarship: The Melanoma Research Foundation offers limited travel scholarships to attendees for the Eyes on a Cure: CURE OM Patient & Caregiver Symposium. For more information and the application, contact cureom@melanoma.org. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 3rd.

Parking (Longwood): The garage is located at 350 Longwood Ave and the entrance to the Hotel is right near the exit of the garage. Parking validation at the Inn at Longwood Medical will be provided at the registration table. Parking at other garages can not be validated.

Directions/Parking (DFCI): Attendees must check-in at the security desk in Yawkey Building. It is recommended for attendees to park in the Yawkey Garage and take the elevator to Floor 1 to check-in with security at the Yawkey lobby. Then take the elevator to the 3rd floor to the Yawkey Conference Center. Parking validation will be provided at the registration table.


  • Rizwan Haq, MD, PhD

    Dana Farber Cancer Institute

    Medical Oncologist

  • Kamaneh Montazeri, MD

    Massachusetts General Cancer Center

    Medical Oncologist

  • Ryan Sullivan, MD

    Massachusetts General Cancer Center

    Medical Oncologist


  • Sara Selig

    Melanoma Research Foundation

    Director CURE OM


  • Miriam Kadosh

    Melanoma Research Foundation

    Director of Patient Engagement and Education


Registration + Breakfast
Patient and Caregiver Panel
Track 1 - Primary Ocular Melanoma Diagnosis and Treatment 
Track 2 - Mind-Body Skills for Managing Uncertainty and Fear of Recurrence
Track 1 - Post Primary Treatment Care
Track 2 - Talking with Loved Ones about Your Diagnosis and Care
Track 1 - Medical and Research Updates
Track 2 - Sexual Health and You
Track 1- Overview of Metastatic Treatment Approaches
Track 2 - Self-advocacy and Resource Navigation
Track 1- Liver Directed Therapies
Track 2 - Expressive Arts: Community Building and Self Care
Track 1 - Tebentufusp in Practice
Track 1 - Targeted Systemic Therapies
Track 2 - Oncology Nutrition Fact Versus Fiction
Track 1 - Immunotherapies for Metastatic Disease
Breakout Psychosocial Support Groups
Dinner and Networking


  • Jonelle Daley

    Programmatic Logistics Coordinator

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