Preventing Recurrence and Improving Outcomes for Your Patients Following Resection of Stage IIB/C Melanoma: The Role of Adjuvant Immunotherapy


Jason J. Luke, MD, FACP
Associate Director for Clinical Research
Director, Immunotherapy and Drug Development Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA


Aimed toward U.S. community-based oncology care providers who serve patients with melanoma, this educational program will inform on the emerging role of adjuvant immunotherapy in patients who have undergone surgical resection for Stage IIB/C melanoma, and help practitioners integrate these treatment options in their patient care plan. This TeleECHO series will also provide guidance on identifying and mitigating immune-related adverse events in patients with early-stage melanoma receiving immunotherapy.


This activity is intended for U.S.-based community practicing medical oncologists, surgeons, dermatologists, and other allied health professionals involved in the care of patients with melanoma.


Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Interpret data from studies evaluating the use of adjuvant immunotherapy following resection of stage IIB/C melanoma
  • Facilitate the inclusion of adjuvant immunotherapy following resection of stage IIB/C melanoma as part of individualized patient management plans
  • Prepare strategies for detecting and mitigating the irAEs associated with immunotherapies used for the treatment of patients with early-stage melanoma
  • Support multidisciplinary team approaches to the management of patients with early-stage melanoma


In support of improving patient care, Med Learning Group is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Med Learning Group designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this enduring activity.


Med Learning Group designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 ANCC contact hours.


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Faculty Member Disclosures
Jason J. Luke, MD, FACP DSMB: AbbVie, Agenus, Immutep, Evaxion Biotech
Scientific Advisory Board: 7 Hills Pharma, Affivant Sciences, BioCytics, Bright Peak Therapeutics, Exo Therapeutics, F-star Therapeutics, Inzen Therapeutics, RefleXion Medical, Xilio Therapeutics
Consulting fees: AbbVie, Agenus, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca, Atomwise, Bayer, Bristol Myers Squibb, Castle Biosciences, Checkmate Pharmaceuticals, Codiak BioSciences, Crown Pharmaceuticals, Cugene, Curadev Pharma, Day One Biopharmaceuticals, Eisai, EMD Serono, Endeavor BioMedicines, Flame Pharma, G1 Therapeutics, Genentech, Gilead Sciences, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, HotSpot Therapeutics, Kadmon, KoBioLabs, Krystal Biotech, KSQ Therapeutics, Janssen, Ikena Oncology, Inzen Therapeutics, Immatics, Immunocore, Incyte, Instil Bio, IO Biotech, LegoChem Biosciences, MacroGenics, Merck, Mersana Therapeutics, Nektar, Novartis, Partner Therapeutics, Pfizer, Pioneering Medicines, PsiOxus Therapeutics, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Replimune, Ribon Therapeutics, Roivant, Servier, Stingthera, Sumitomo Pharma, Synlogic Therapeutics, Synthekine, Teva Pharmaceuticals
Research Support: (all to institution for clinical trials unless noted) AbbVie, Astellas Pharma, AstraZeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb, Corvus Pharma, Day One Biopharmaceuticals, EMD Serono, F-star Therapeutics, Genmab, HotSpot Therapeutics, Ikena Oncology, Immatics, Incyte, Kadmon, KAHR, MacroGenics, Merck, Moderna, Nektar, NextCure, Novartis, Numab Therapeutics, Palleon Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, Replimune, Rubius Therapeutics, Servier, Scholar Rock, Synlogic Therapeutics, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Trishula Therapeutics, Tizona Therapeutics, Xencor
Patents: US-11638728 (Microbiome Biomarkers for Anti-PD-1/PD-L1 responsiveness: Diagnostic, Prognostic and Therapeutic Uses Thereof)
Stock: Actym Therapeutics, Alphamab Oncology, Arch Oncology, Duke Street Bio, Kanaph Therapeutics, Mavupharma, NeoTX, Onc.AI, OncoNano, physIQ, Pyxis Oncology, Saros Therapeutics, Stipe Therapeutics, Tempest Therapeutics

All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Content Review

The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed by a physician and nurse reviewer.

Individuals in Control of the Content of the Activity

The individuals in control of the content of this activity have reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this CE activity:

  • Matthew Frese, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Dominique Barton, B.S. BSN, has nothing to disclose.
  • A medical reviewer from CME Peer Review LLC, has nothing to disclose.
  • Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD, Medical Director for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Jessica McMullen, MPH, Senior Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Laura Aibara, Program Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Aimee Meissner, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator, has nothing to disclose.


Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CE activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.
During this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications.


There are no fees for participating and receiving CE credit for this activity.

In order to obtain your certificate for the mentioned accreditation, participants need to successfully complete the associated pre/post activities and evaluation.

Your certificate will be provided as a downloadable file.


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RELEASED DATE: April 12, 2024
EXPIRATION DATE: April 12, 2025

Copyright ©2024 Med Learning Group. All rights reserved. These materials may be used for personal use only. Any rebroadcast, distribution, or reuse of this presentation or any part of it in any form for other than personal use without the express written permission of Med Learning Group is prohibited.

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