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Peer Insights: Sequencing Therapies for Patients With BRAF-Mutant Metastatic Melanoma

  • Authors: Michael B. Atkins, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 11/14/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 11/14/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.50 ABIM MOC points

    Nurses - 0.50 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0.5 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    Pharmacists - 0.50 Knowledge-based ACPE (0.050 CEUs)

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    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for oncologists, dermatologists, surgeons, pathologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other members of the interprofessional team.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to identify current and emerging data on sequencing therapies in BRAF-mutant metastatic melanoma and individualize care for patients.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Clinical trial data evaluating sequencing therapies for the management of patients with BRAF-mutant metastatic melanoma
  • Demonstrate improved competence associated with
    • Creating customized care plans for patients with BRAF-mutant metastatic melanoma
    • Managing potential adverse events associated with therapies used to treat BRAF-mutant metastatic melanoma
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Optimize care for patients with BRAF-mutant metastatic melanoma


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  • Michael B. Atkins, MD

    Deputy Director
    Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
    William M. Scholl Professor and Vice Chair
    Department of Oncology
    Georgetown University Medical Center
    Washington, DC


    Michael B. Atkins, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Agenus; Asher Bio; AstraZeneca; AVEO; Bristol Myers Squibb; Calithera; COTA; Eisai; Elpis; Exelixis; Fathom; Idera; Iovance Biotherapeutics; Merck; Novartis Pharmaceuticals; PACT; Pfizer; Pyxis Oncology; Roche; SAB Bio; Sanofi; ScholarRock; Seagen Inc.; Simcha; Surface Oncology; Takeda; ValoHealth; Werewolf; X4Pharma
    Research funding from: Bristol Myers Squibb; Genentech-Roche; Merck
    Owns stock (publicly traded) in: Pyxis Oncology; Werewolf


  • Deborah Middleton, MS

    Senior Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC 


    Deborah Middleton, MS, has no relevant financial relationships.  

Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


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Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.

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Peer Insights: Sequencing Therapies for Patients With BRAF-Mutant Metastatic Melanoma

Authors: Michael B. Atkins, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 11/14/2022

Valid for credit through: 11/14/2023


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