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CME / ABIM MOC

A New Era of Progress for Melanoma: Leveling-Up With Immunotherapy

  • Authors: Michael A. Davies, MD, PhD; Charlotte E. Ariyan, MD, PhD; Kelly Nelson, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 11/15/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 11/15/2023
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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

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for oncologists, including surgical oncologists, dermatologists, pathologists, surgeons, and other members of the multidisciplinary care team.

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to recognize treatment strategies involving immunotherapy being evaluated across the spectrum of melanoma and how they impact the multidisciplinary management of these patients.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Key clinical trial data evaluating immunotherapy-containing regimens for the management of patients with melanoma
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Individualizing care for patients receiving immunotherapy-containing regimens for the management of melanoma
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Coordinate with the multidisciplinary team in order to optimize care for patients with melanoma


Disclosures

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Faculty

  • Michael A. Davies, MD, PhD

    Professor and Chair
    Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology
    The University of Texas
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston, Texas

    Disclosures

    Michael A. Davies, MD, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: ABM Therapeutics; Apexigen; Array; Bristol Myers Squibb; Eisai; Iovance; Novartis; Pfizer; Roche/Genentech; Vaccinex
    Research funding from: ABM Therapeutics; LEAD Pharm
    Contracted researcher for: Pfizer

  • Charlotte E. Ariyan, MD, PhD

    Associate Attending and Oncology
    Surgeon, Melanoma and Sarcoma
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    New York, New York

    Disclosures

    Charlotte E. Ariyan, MD, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Iovance; Merck
    Owns stock (publicly traded) in: Pfizer

  • Kelly Nelson, MD

    Professor
    Department of Dermatology
    The University of Texas
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston, Texas

    Disclosures

    Kelly Nelson, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Editors

  • Deborah Middleton, MS

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Deborah Middleton, MS, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Yoji Yamaguchi, MA, ELS

    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Yoji Yamaguchi, MA, ELS, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CNE, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

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


Accreditation Statements

Developed through a partnership between Medscape and Society for Melanoma Research.



In support of improving patient care, Medscape, LLC is jointly accredited with commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

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CME / ABIM MOC

A New Era of Progress for Melanoma: Leveling-Up With Immunotherapy

Authors: Michael A. Davies, MD, PhD; Charlotte E. Ariyan, MD, PhD; Kelly Nelson, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 11/15/2022

Valid for credit through: 11/15/2023

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Contents of This CME Activity

All sections of this activity are required for credit.

Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Melanoma Strategies

What are your strategies for using neoadjuvant and adjuvant immunotherapy for patients with melanoma? Hear our experts discuss the current landscape.
Michael A. Davies, MD, PhD; Charlotte E. Ariyan, MD, PhD

Metastatic Melanoma: Long-Term Outcomes and Future Prospects

Drs Davies and Ariyan review current and emerging immunotherapy options for managing stage IV melanoma.
Michael A. Davies, MD, PhD; Charlotte E. Ariyan, MD, PhD

Practical Considerations for the Real World

Listen to valuable insights from the clinic on the multidisciplinary management of melanoma.
Michael A. Davies, MD, PhD; Kelly Nelson, MD
 

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