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Melanoma: A Mysterious Disease?

CME Course Duration:

Start Date: April 2009
End Date: April 2010

Vernon Sondak, MD,
Division Chief, Cutaneous Oncology
Director of Surgical Education
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL

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Target Audience

This activity is directed toward surgical oncologists, general surgeons, oncology nurses, medical oncologists, dermatologists, and other healthcare professionals who treat or screen for melanoma.

Educational Objective

Use pathologic and histopathologic information to predict sentinel lymph node positivity, micrometastatic disease, systemic metastasis, and survival

Faculty Disclosure Statement

Dr. Vernon K. Sondak has disclosed that he has participated on the speaker’s bureau for Schering-Plough Corporation, and Pfizer, Inc.

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