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Melanoma: Updates from Brisbane, Australia

Melanoma: Updates from Brisbane, Australia

Format

Webcast

Time to Complete

1.50 hours

Released

March 2, 2018

Expires

September 2, 2018
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Maximum Credits

1.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Accredited Provider

Provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Commercial Supporter

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Program Description

Roxana S. Dronca, MD, and Lisa A. Kottschade, APRN, MSN, CNP, offer their expert insights into recent data on advanced melanoma presented at a joint meeting of the 9th World Congress of Melanoma and 14th International Congress of the Society for Melanoma Research in Brisbane, Australia. Listen to what these experts have to say about combination therapy in the adjuvant setting for metastatic melanoma, real-world utilization of checkpoint inhibitor therapy, sequencing options for BRAF +/- MEK Inhibition following immunotherapy, and the management of rheumatological immune-related adverse events following treatment with checkpoint inhibitors.

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for oncologists, dermatologists, and other healthcare professionals who have an interest in melanoma.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Review the latest data on advanced/metastatic melanoma
  • Discuss how therapeutic developments in advanced/metastatic melanoma are guiding research into improved care

Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all programming. All faculty and planners participating in sponsored programs are expected to identify and reference off-label product use and disclose any relationship with those supporting the activity or any others with products or services available within the scope of the topic being discussed in the educational presentation.

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences assesses conflict of interest with its instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of CE/CME activities. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are thoroughly vetted by the Annenberg Center for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity, and patient care recommendations. The Annenberg Center is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CE/CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in health care and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

Faculty

Roxana Dronca, MD
Medical Oncologist, Associate Professor of Oncology
Chair of Hematology Oncology
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL

Dr. Dronca has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Lisa Kottschade, APRN, MSN, CNP
Nurse Practitioner- Melanoma
Associate Professor of Oncology
Chief Operations Officer- Midwest Melanoma Partnership
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Ms. Kottschade discloses the following:
Research Support: Bristol Myers Squibb
Consultant: Array BioPharma

Accredited Provider Disclosures

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences
Charles Willis
, Director of Continuing Education, consults for Pfizer, Inc.
John Bayliss, VP, Business Development, spouse is an employee of Amgen, Inc.
All other staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.

Publishing Staff Disclosures

Alex Howson, PhD, medical writer, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Eugene Cullen, MD, peer reviewer, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Credit

1.50

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM  . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The faculty for this activity have disclosed that there will be discussion about the use of products for non-FDA approved indications.

Disclaimer

The ideas and opinions presented in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Annenberg Center and/or its agents. As in all educational activities, we encourage practitioners to use their own judgment in treating and addressing the needs of each individual patient, taking into account that patient’s unique clinical situation. The Annenberg Center disclaims all liability and cannot be held responsible for any problems that may arise from participating in this activity or following treatment recommendations presented.

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