Staging Melanoma (8th Edition)

Recorded presentation from NCRA's 2017 annual conference in Washington, DC presented by Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, MD, FACS.

Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer, which, in an advanced stage, spreads to other parts of the body. Using an evidence-based approach, revisions to the AJCC melanoma staging system were made for the eighth edition to reflect the medical community’s improved understanding of this disease. Dr. Gershenwald will provide an overview of staging melanoma and discuss changes to the schematic in the eighth edition. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of melanoma.
  • Recognize the importance of accurate staging for patients with melanoma.
  • Understand eighth edition revisions for melanoma staging.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
2017-165 1 CE from October 25, 2017