U016 - My Patient Has Melanoma, Now What Do I Do?
Friday, February 16; 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:
- Formulate a strategy for the evaluation and management of the newly diagnosed melanoma patient.
- Develop a plan for the follow up of melanoma patients.
This session will cover the management of patients after their initial diagnosis of melanoma. We will review the evidence supporting clinical staging, surgical management, sentinel lymph node biopsy, and molecular tests. We will also discuss follow up strategies including the identification and management of patients at increased risk for additional primary melanomas.
- Polsky, David, MD, PhD: MolecularMD – C(Fees); MoleSafe, Inc. – O(Fees); Novartis – A(H);
Friday, February 16
Dr. Polsky / My Patient Has Melanoma, Now What Do I Do?