Manipulating the Immune System in Melanoma
Symposium
Symposium

Manipulating the Immune System in Melanoma

Focus on Checkpoint Inhibitors and Intralesional Therapies

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Meeting Overview

Stay current in the rapid expansion in immunotherapies for the treatment of melanoma. Don’t miss out on expert discussions on current and emerging checkpoint inhibitors and intralesional therapies, combinations therapy options, and the latest in other immune-based therapies for the treatment of multiple melanoma disease settings.

A sponsored symposium to be held in conjunction with the 2018 SITC 33rd Annual Meeting & Pre-Conference Programs.

Not an official event of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.

Date and Location

Saturday, November 10, 2018
12.30 PM – 1.30 PM

Liberty Ballroom, Salons IJKLH
Marriott Marquis
901 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC, United States
20001

Date/Time

Date/Time

Saturday, November 10, 2018
12.30 PM – 1.30 PM

Location

Location

Washington, DC, United States

CME

CME

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

12.30 PM Welcome and introduction
Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD
12.32 PM Oncology Guru: How much do you know about immunotherapies used to treat melanoma?
Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD
12.37 PM Checkpoint inhibitor therapy in melanoma
Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD
12.52 PM Intralesional therapies in melanoma
Patrick Ott, MD, PhD
1.07 PM Combining intralesional therapies and checkpoint inhibitors
Sanjiv Agarwala, MD
1.22 PM Assessing what you have learned from this activity: Have you increased your “guru” status?
Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD
1.27 PM Conclusions
Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD
1.30 PM Adjourn

Faculty

    Chair

  • Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhDLaura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center
    NYU Langone Medical Center
    New York, New York, United States
  • Faculty

  • Sanjiv Agarwala, MDSt Luke’s University Hospital and Temple University
    Easton, Pennsylvania, United States

*Additional faculty to be confirmed

This educational activity is specifically designed to meet the needs of medical oncologists, dermatologists, surgeons, and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of melanoma.

After successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Assess recent efficacy and safety data on the use of immune-based therapies (eg, checkpoint inhibitors and intralesional therapies) in the management of melanoma
  • Discuss the scientific rationale for combining immune-based therapies being used to treat melanoma
  • Develop optimal treatment strategies using immune-based therapies for patients with melanoma

This educational activity is supported by a grant from Merck and Co, Inc.

Continuing Education

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

prIME Oncology designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Provider

This activity is provided by prIME Oncology.

Sunshine Act/EFPIA

prIME Oncology complies with all Sunshine Act reporting requirements as outlined by CMS and applicable manufacturers and with EFPIA Disclosure Code reporting requirements.

Disclosures

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

prIME Oncology assesses the relevant financial relationships of its instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of CME activities. Any potential conflicts of interest that are identified are thoroughly vetted by prIME Oncology for fairness, balance, and scientific objectivity of data, as well as patient care recommendations. prIME Oncology is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial entity.

Disclosure Regarding Unlabeled Use

This activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the US Food and Drug Administration or European Medicines Agency. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product discussed for discussions of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.