Developments in the Screening and Prognostication of Melanoma

June 8, 2017

This peer-to-peer discussion reviews the current strategies for managing patients with melanoma, including screening and prognosis for high-risk patients and how to choose the best therapies to avoid toxicities and treatment resistance.

In this peer-to-peer discussion, Ahmad A. Tarhini, MD, PhD, of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Hillman Cancer Center, and Sancy Leachman, MD, PhD, of the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Knight Cancer Institute in Portland, review the current strategies for managing patients with melanoma, including screening and prognosis for high-risk patients and how to choose the best therapies to avoid toxicities and treatment resistance.

Tarhini and Leachman spoke at an education session on this topic at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, held June 2–6 in Chicago.