4th Annual Cutaneous Oncology Symposium 2019

Orlando, FL US
September 27, 2019 to September 28, 2019

Course DirectorsSanjay Bagaria, M.D.Scott Fosko, M.D.Richard Joseph, M.D. 

This two-day course focuses on ten controversial topics in cutaneous oncology covering the fields of dermatology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology and medical oncology. The goal is to discuss the available evidence of these topics to assist in making the most informed decisions. 

Current and new advances in therapeutic treatments for both melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers, especially, basal cell, squamous cell and Merkel cell carcinoma will be highlighted with the presentations and discussions.

Target Audience

This course is designed for dermatologists, surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, plastic surgeons, radiation oncologists, head and neck surgeons, physicians in internal medicine and family practice and physician extenders; such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Analyze literature regarding the impact of sunscreen on rates of skin cancer and skin cancer mortality
  • Review surgical management of dysplastic nevi
  • Review data regarding prevention of squamous cell carcinomas in high-risk populations including solid organ transplant recipients
  • Analyze data regarding the utility of molecular assays to assess prognosis of patients with early stage melanoma
  • Examine data supporting the use of targeted immunotherapy for patients with unresectable melanoma
  • Review data regarding the impact of complete lymph node dissections on overall survival in patients with melanoma
  • Examine data regarding the impact of sentinel lymph node biopsies on improving clinical outcomes in patients with melanoma or high-risk squamous cell carcinoma
  • Review the most recent data on adjuvant therapy for Stage III melanoma
  • Review data regarding the impact of adjuvant radiation in high-risk squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course. 

Course summary
Event starts: 
09/27/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
09/28/2019 - 1:00pm
Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort
10100 Dream Tree Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32836
United States
+1 (407) 313-7777

Rooms are reserved for attendees and their guests at the group rate starting at $299 per night, plus tax. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of Monday, August 26, 2019; whichever comes first.

Book online or call the Ritz-Carlton at (407) 313-7777 and identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Cutaneous Oncology course. Early reservations are recommended due to the limited number of rooms available.

Check-in time is after 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 p.m. Overnight valet parking is $30.00 per day and $20.00 for guests driving in for the day. Self-parking is not available. Please note, the hotel does not have an additional resort fee.

Please note, the two night's room and tax deposit will be forfeited for any individual room cancellation occuring within five days of arrival. 


Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

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