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ASCO: Melanoma Tumor Board: Matching Treatment to Patient

ASCO: Melanoma Tumor Board: Matching Treatment to Patient

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Dinner and Registration: 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Program:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Hilton Chicago
International Ballroom South (Second Level)
720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605


The management of melanoma has shifted in recent years with improved understanding of signaling pathways and resistance mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of metastatic melanoma, which have led to advances in the development of targeted therapies. These new approaches have allowed physicians the ability to target previously unreachable treatment goals to improve patient outcomes. Novel treatment strategies for advanced melanoma raise challenging questions, and uncertainty regarding the best strategies for integrating new treatments into current treatment paradigms often arise, in addition to concerns for the proactive management of treatment-related side effects. The ability to evaluate efficacy of new therapies, manage treatment-associated adverse events, and implement biomarkers for selecting therapy is critical for making informed decisions and optimizing patient care.

The Melanoma Tumor Board: Matching Treatment to Patient will bring together renowned international experts in melanoma treatment and clinical research to assess the clinical impact of recent and emerging trial data in melanoma. This activity will involve a series of case presentations integrating clinical trial data and will highlight melanoma treatment decisions related to current front-line and beyond therapies, treatment-related adverse events, and the impact of recent developments in the care of melanoma. Audience participation will be integrated throughout the program to encourage interaction with faculty and engagement with content.

Benefits of Attending

  • Outline advances in metastatic and stage III melanoma
  • Evaluate clinical data on efficacy and safety of novel treatment approaches
  • Learn to apply predictive biomarkers for personalized melanoma care
  • Network with the experts and your peers

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Not an official event of the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting. Not sponsored or endorsed by ASCO or the Conquer Cancer Foundation.

Target Audience

This educational program is directed toward medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, and radiation oncologists involved in the treatment and management of patients with melanoma. Fellows, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, researchers, and other healthcare professionals (HCPs) interested in the treatment of melanoma may also participate.

Educational Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Assess recently reported clinical trial data for safety and efficacy of emerging therapies, novel combinations, and therapeutic sequencing strategies for melanoma treatment
  • Apply best practices to proactively identify and mitigate the impact of treatment-related toxicities in settings where patients with melanoma are managed
  • Discuss emerging data on the use of biomarkers to guide individualized care for patients with melanoma
  • Integrate emerging data on therapeutic sequencing options into the context of treatment for patients with melanoma

Program Chair

Jeffrey S. WeberJeffrey S. Weber MD, PhD
Deputy Director
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY

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