Consortium of Melanoma Centers of PA
The Consortium of Pennsylvania Melanoma Centers was established on February 26, 2013 and includes melanoma centers/programs from Penn State; University of Pennsylvania; Thomas Jefferson; The Wistar Institute, St Luke's Hospital, Temple University/Fox Chase and the University of Pittsburgh.
The Consortium serves as a resource for researchers, clinicians and melanoma patients. It provides its members with opportunities to collaborate, calling upon complementary expertise and resources to address many of the obstacles associated with this disease. Clinicians from the consortium have access to melanoma patients from all sites for accrual to personalized therapeutic trails. Patients can also easily access up to date information regarding the latest clinical trials at each institution.
The Consortium also addresses legislative issues related to the disease and interact with grassroots organizations/foundations.