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WRK W004 - Translating Evidence into Practice: Primary Cutaneous Melanoma Guidelines

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Date: Friday, August 02

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Regent

Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Arthur Joel Sober, MD, FAAD - Handout


  • Lyn M. Duncan, MD
  • Allan C. Halpern, MD, FAAD
  • Timothy M. Johnson, MD, FAAD
  • Darrell S. Rigel, MD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Discuss the recent changes in the AJCC melanoma staging system and their application to clinical practice.
  • Apply the current evaluation and treatment guidelines for early stage melanoma to current practice.

This session will provide an overview of current recommendations for evaluation and therapy of early stage (0-II) melanoma with specific attention to the recent AAD guidelines and melanoma updated staging from the AJCC, 7th edition.


Friday, August 02
3:00 PMIntroduction / Dr. Sober
3:10 PMPathology/Staging / Dr. Duncan
3:30 PMWork-up/Follow-up / Dr. Halpern
3:50 PMBiopsy Techniques and Primary Surgery / Dr. Sober
4:10 PMSLNB / Dr. Johnson
4:30 PMAlternative Therapies / Dr. Rigel
4:50 PMPanel Discussion / All faculty