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Melanoma – Recent advances in targeted therapies

Melanoma – Recent advances in targeted therapies

This module is intended for medical oncologists interested in the underlying research behind metastatic melanoma therapies and management of the most common associated treatment side-effects. Included within this 45 minute module are: summaries of landmark trials in the field of melanoma, associated published commentaries, and relevant case-based scenarios with response feedback.

Learning objectives:
  1. Review the outcomes of seminal publications and clinical trials that have led the changes in management for metastatic melanoma
  2. Anticipate the most common and serious side effects of targeted therapies
  3. Identify the best management options for side effects of melanoma therapy


This program was supported by educational grants from GlaxoSmithKline and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

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Melanoma – Recent advances in targeted therapies

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Scientific Committee:

  • Dr. Kathryn Roth (Scientific Committee Chair), MD, FRCPC
    Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Western University, London, ON
  • Dr. Scott Ernst, MD, FRCPC
    Division Head, Medical Oncology, Department of Oncology, Western University, London, ON
  • Dr. Alex Hammond, MD, BSC, MBBCH, ABRT, FRCPC
    Professor, Department of Oncology, Western University, London, ON
  • Michael Brock, MSc
    Educational Developer, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, ON
  • Michael Murray, MSc
    Medical Writer, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, ON