Melanoma and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Early Detection Strategies

Skin malignancies are the most common cancer in the United States, responsible for more than half of all new cancer cases. These can be broken down into melanoma and non-melanoma malignancies, which are squamous cell cancer and basal cell cancer. During the conference, Dr. Braghiroli will review the classic forms of skin cancer and equivocal lesions.

Target Audience

Primary Care Physicians, Dentists, Otolaryngologists, Gastroenterologists, Radiologists, Medical Oncologists, Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons, Surgeons, Pathologists, Hospitalists, Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, and Physician Assistants.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify classic forms of skin cancer and equivocal lesions.
  • Implement the use of technology for diagnosing and monitoring patients with skin cancer. 
Additional information
Bibliography: 

Doolan, B. J., Robinson, A. J., Wolfe, R., Kelly, J. W., McLean, C., McCormack, C., ... & Pan, Y. (2019). Accuracy of partial biopsies in the management of cutaneous melanoma. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 60(3), 209-213. 

Bichakjian, C. K., Halpern, A. C., Johnson, T. M., Hood, A. F., Grichnik, J. M., Swetter, S. M., ... & Ho, V. C. (2011). Guidelines of care for the management of primary cutaneous melanoma. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 65(5), 1032-1047. Article 2
 
Cernea, S. S., Gontijo, G., Pimentel, E. R. D. A., Tarlé, R. G., Tassara, G., Ferreira, J. A. D. S. L., ... & Bernardo, W. M. (2016). Indication guidelines for Mohs micrographic surgery in skin tumors. Anais brasileiros de dermatologia, 91(5), 621-627.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dentistry
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
Course opens: 
05/01/2020
Course expires: 
04/30/2021

Naiara Fraga Braghiroli, M.D., Ph.D.
Dermatologist
Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health South Florida

Naiara Fraga Braghiroli, M.D., Ph.D., indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

This online course is a highlight from the April Symposium postponed due to COVID-19.  Symposium Directors contributed to the planning and development of this online course. The symposium will be rescheduled. Symposium details and enrollment.

Guilherme Rabinowits, M.D., Symposium Director, is a consultant with Emd Serono, Pfizer, Regeneron, Sanofi, Castle and Merck. He is a stockholder of Regeneron and Syros Pharmaceuticals. 

Geoffrey Young, M.D., Symposium Director, indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dentistry
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
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