- August 28, 2010 at 8:37 am
Hi Lizzie, Doctor Smylie in Edmonton is who I would recommend without hesitation.. I will give you his contact info below. He is a great doctor and takes a real interest in his patients. Your mom will love him:) Val mentioned ipi, I'm sure he will have the compassionate access by now, as he thought back in April it would only be another 4 – 6 weeks.
Dr. Michael Smylie
Division of Medical Oncology
Department of Oncology
University of Alberta
Cross Cancer Institute
11560 University Avenue
Phone: (780) 432-8757 Fax: (780) 432-8888 Email: [email protected]
Melanoma and Lung Cancers
Site Leader – Clinical Trials Committee – Cross Cancer Institute NCIC Melanoma Group Leader and very active in designing and participating in malignant melanoma
Targeted therapy and new drug development in metastatic melanoma
He has chaired several National Melanoma Meetings and organized the past three National Melanoma Conferences in Canada
Chair – Mary Johnston Professorship in Melanoma Research – 2006-2007. This is a $1,000,000 donation from the Mary Johnston family and the Alberta Government through their endowment fund has guaranteed to match this contribution dollar for dollar. In recognition of this patient and her family, Cross Cancer Institute has created the endowed Mary Johnston Professorship in melanoma research. In October of 2007, Dr. Alan Underhill, Department of Medical Genetics of the University of Alberta took over the Chair Position of this Professorship. Dr. Underhill and Dr. Smylie are keen in objectives in basic research to identify targets in melanoma. This is the first research in this field in Canada.