News to know: Melanoma, Cancers & Career and LIVESTRONG Park


On March 26, a melanoma education symposium will be held in Santa Monica, Calif. Hosted by Aim at Melanoma and The Angeles Clinic, the event will include information on immunotherapy, BRAF-targeted therapy, and new directions in treating melanoma. A similar symposium will be held in Ann Arbor, Mich., on April 30. For more information on the current symposium lineup, check out this has refreshed their website and made it gender neutral. Gone is the traditional pink and orange to a green-and-orange motif. The site still offers educational materials, tips, tools and an online coaching center. The site even offers advice for coworkers and health care professionals.LIVESTRONG is partnering up with a soccer team in Kansas City and has unveiled the LIVESTRONG Sporting Park, which also references the soccer club's name, Sporting Kansas City. The stadium will feature state-of-the-art technology and be completely tobacco-free. The stadium will not only hold sporting matches but is also equipped for concerts. A portion of all ticket sales and concessions will go directly to LIVESTRONG.You can check out the announcement video below.

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