Program

Friday

  • Time
  • Topic/Speaker


  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am
  • Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
  • 8:30 am – 10:15 am
  • Epidemiology and Early Detection
    Moderator: Ashfaq A. Marghoob, MD
    • The Surgeon General’s Call to Action: Implications for Providers
    • The Need for Risk Stratified Screening
    • The Current State of Automated Diagnosis in Europe
    • Seeing the Future of Melanoma Detection Through the Lens of Medical Informatics
    • Over Diagnosis of Cancer Screening: How Much is Too Much?
  • 10:15 am – 10:45 am
  • Break in the Exhibit Hall
  • 10:45 am – 11:45 am
  • Surgery
    Moderator: Vernon K. Sondak, MD
    • MSLT-1 and MSLT-2: What Do They Tell Us?
    • Is Completion Lymphadenectomy for Sentinel Node Positive Disease Obsolete?
    • Unanswered Questions: What is the Role of Sentinel Node Biopsy in Desmoplastic Melanoma?
  • 11:45 am – 11:55 am
  • Break
  • 11:55 am – 12:55 pm
  • Lunch Symposium
  • 12:55 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Break
  • 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
  • Adjuvant Therapy
    Moderator: Sanjiv S. Agarwala, MD
    • Adjuvant Ipilimumab in Melanoma: Is It The Future?
    • How to Treat a High Risk Melanoma Patient with Adjuvant Therapy in 2015: A Case-based Round Table Discussion
  • 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Local and Regional Therapy
    Moderator: To Be Announced

    Forum on Intralesional Therapy
    • Oncolytic Immunotherapy and Combinations
    • PV-10 Chemoablation
    • Electroporation with IL-12
    • Panel Discussion: Where Do IL Therapies Fit in 2015? Local and Regional Therapy
    • Systemic Management of Brain Metastases
  • 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Break in the Exhibit Hall
  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Clinical Conundrum of the Year: Atypical Spitz Tumors
    Moderator: Vernon K. Sondak, MD
    • Atypical Spitz Tumors: Pathology Perspective
    • Atypical Spitz Tumors: Surgical Management
    • Atypical Spitz Tumors: Roundtable Discussion
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Meet the Faculty Reception and Poster Presentations
    Not approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


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