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Melanoma 2019: 29th Annual Cutaneous Malignancy Update

Jan 26 - 27, 2019   |   San Diego, California  United States of America
Specialties : Oncology   |   Dermatology
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Melanoma 2019: 29th Annual Cutaneous Malignancy Update is organized by Scripps Conference Services & CME and will be held from Jan 26 - 27, 2019 at Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, San Diego, California, United States of America. This CME conference has been approved for a maximum of  11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Dermoscopy Workshop Friday, January 25, 2019
This interactive skills workshop is designed for physicians looking to introduce dermoscopy into their practice or further their skill set. The first part of the workshop will offer an introduction to dermoscopy and its use in identifying melanoma skin cancer. The second part of the workshop will review real-life cases allowing participants to apply what they have learned. The workshop will be taught to a limited audience allowing for extensive interaction with the expert speaker. Participants in attendance will earn an additional 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Scripps Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.​

Credit Breakdown​
Dermoscopy Workshop (Fri): 2
Main Conference (Sat-Sun): 11
Total Credits Available: 13 

Conference Description:
As the incidence of melanoma continues to rise rapidly in the United States and around the world, the need to educate clinicians from various specialties on the disease also increases. During this course nationally recognized experts will present information on prevention, risk assessment, early detection, genetic factors, and current and future treatment choices for melanoma patients. Issues concerning surgical management, adjuvant therapy, advanced disease therapy, and personalizing the course of treatment for individual patients will also be discussed. This course is designed to provide information that will help clinicians in their decision making regarding these difficult patient problems. The course will be taught by a wide range of experts as this most serious of skin cancers will require multidisciplinary efforts to conquer.

Conference Highlights:
• Plenary talks from nationally recognized experts
• Presentations on hot topics, upcoming scientific developments, and current advances in prevention, risk assessment, early detection, genetic factors, and current and future treatment choices for melanoma patients
• Networking opportunities among colleagues
• Conference app with access to course materials and recordings from the convenience of your mobile device or computer

Conference Objectives are:
• Demonstrate how newly discovered, the evidence-based scientific information applies to the current practice of clinical dermatology.
• Describe the epidemiology and risk factors associated with the increasing incidence of cutaneous melanoma.
• Examine current data and new strategies for the prevention of melanoma.
• Evaluate and diagnose a variety of malignancies related to melanoma skin cancer.
• Identify possible genetic mutations and etiologic factors in the melanoma patient and diagnose patients based on dermatologic manifestations.
• Incorporate new diagnostic techniques, including dermoscopy, into practice.
• Determine appropriate treatment for patients with metastatic melanoma, melanonychia and ocular melanoma.
• Integrate new therapies and treatments for advanced melanoma including surgical techniques.
• Discuss the effectiveness of neoadjuvant therapy and immunotherapy in treating melanoma.
\• Navigate the medico-legal aspects of caring for the melanoma patient.
• Recommend strategies for managing patients with multiple melanomas.
• Provide optimal follow-up of patients after melanoma treatment.

Hugh Greenway Jr., MD, Scripps Clinic , Terry Barrett, MD, UT Southwestern Medical School, Thomas Barlow, DO, Scripps Health , David Barnette, Jr., MD, Scripps Clinic , Terry Barrett, MD, UT Southwestern Medical School, Christopher Bergerson, MD Scripps Clinic , Travis Blalock, MD, Emory University, Kathryn Bollin, MD, Scripps Clinic, Robert Cosgrove, JD Cosgrove And Birmingham, Frederick Fish III, MD, Associated Skin Care Specialists, Erik Gilbertson, MD, Scripps Clinic, Gregory Hosler, MD, PHD, ProPath, Aleksandr Itkin, MD Scripps Clinic , Benjamin Kelley, MD, Scripps Green Hospital , Geva Mannor, MD, MPH, Scripps Clinic, James Patterson, MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Merrick Ross, MD, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Adam Sutton, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Prabhakar Tripuraneni, MD Scripps Clinic, Daniel Zelac, MD, Scripps Clinic, Michael Zumwalt, MD, Scripps Green Hospital

Time: 5:00 pm to 12:00 pm

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Prabhakar Tripuraneni
Prabhakar Tripuraneni

Radiation Oncology

Adam V. Sutton
Adam V. Sutton



Rachael Hite
Rachael Hite


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Venue Address

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa
1775 East Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, California, United States of America

Official Hotel

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa,

1775 East Mission Bay Drive,

San Diego, California, United States of America 92109,

+1 619-276-4010

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