17th Annual Malignancy Update Melanoma 2007 (MEL07)

Venue: Coronado Island Marriott

Location: San Diego, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Jan 20, 2007 End Date/Time: Jan 21, 2007
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Melanoma 2007: 17th Annual Cutaneous Malignancy Update
January 20-21, 2007
Coronado Island Marriott
San Diego, California

After participating in this course, participants should be able to:
• Cite the factors involved in the increasing incidence of melanoma.
• Determine strategies for early detection of melanoma skin cancer.
• Choose diagnostic tools to evaluate suspect lesions.
• Describe advances in diagnosis and treatment, including sentinel node evaluation, and radiation and vaccine therapies.

Dermatologists, Pathologists, Dernatopathologists, Primary Care Physicians, Head & Neck Surgeons, Healthcare professionals with an interest in skin cancer

Scripps Clinic is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Scripps Clinic designates this educational activity for a maximum number of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of the participation in the activity. The Melanoma 2007 conference is also AAD category 1 CME recognized #393-400.

Coronado Island Marriott
2000 Second Street
Coronado, CA 92118
(619) 435-3000

REGISTRATION FEES & INFORMATION Registration fees: $325 – Physicians
$250 – Fellows/Residents/Active Duty Military/Nurses

Saturday, January 20, 2007

7:00 am Registration, Continental Breakfast & View Exhibits

7:30 am Welcome and Overview
Hubert T. Greenway, Jr., MD

7:40 am Melanoma Update 2007: The Epidemic
Duane C. Whitaker, MD

8:20 am Pathology of Melanoma: Current Status and Prognostic Indicators
David J. Barnette, Jr., MD

8:40 am Melanoma and Pregnancy
Dina Massry, MD

9:00 am Radiation Therapy for Melanoma
Ray Lin, MD

9:20 am Systemic Therapy for Advanced Melanoma
Michael P. Kosty, MD, FACP

9:45 am Break & View Exhibits

10:10 am Melanoma in the Foot and Ankle
Hubert T. Greenway, Jr., MD

10:30 am Melanoma: The Primary Lesion: Biopsy and Excisional Surgery
Avis B. Yount, MD

11:00 am Mohs Surgery for Melanoma
Duane C. Whitaker, MD

11:30 am Early Diagnostic Techniques Including Epiluminescence
James Steger, MD

11:50 am Metastatic Evaluation of the Melanoma Patient/Clinical Staging
Daniel Zelac, MD

12:20 pm Q & A
Hubert T. Greenway, Jr., MD

12:30 pm Lunch: Melanoma Therapy 2007

1:30 pm Ministering to the Melanoma Patient*
Reverend Daniel Meyer

1:45 pm Melanoma in Specific Anatomic Sites
Terence C. O’Grady, MD

2:15 pm Break & View Exhibits

2:45 pm The Role of Sun Exposure and Sun Protection in Melanoma
Seaver Soon, MD

3:05 pm Follow-up of the Melanoma Patient: How Often? How Long?
Nicole Annest, MD

3:25 pm Special Considerations in Head and Neck Melanoma Including Sentinel Node
Jeffery S. Eaton, MD

3:45 pm Evaluation of Melanonychia
Lawrence Tso Wang, MD

4:00 pm Digital Photography for Nevi and Melanoma
Charles Miller, MD

4:20 pm Adjourn

4:30 pm Reception at San Diego Zoo

Sunday, January 21, 2007

7:00 am Sign-in, Continental Breakfast & View Exhibits

7:30 am Sentinel Node Evaluation
Merrick I. Ross, MD

8:35 am Vaccine Strategies and Chemopreventive Approaches in Melanoma
Marie-France Demierre, MD, FRCPC

9:00 am Cutaneous Lasers: Treatment of Pigmented Lesions and Is There A Role in Melanoma
Nathan Uebelhoer, MD

9:20 am Break & View Exhibits

9:50 am Ocular and Periocular Melanoma
Geva Mannor, MD, MPH

10:10 am Melanoma: Medical Legal Complications
Robert Cosgrove, JD

10:40 am Dysplastic Nevi
Terry L. Barrett, MD

11:20 am Multiple Melanomas in the Same Patient
William Burrows, MD

11:40 am Closing Remarks
Hubert T. Greenway, Jr., MD

11:50 am Final Adjournment

*not designated for Category 1 credit