The Role of Risk Evaluation in Minimizing Recurrence and Metastasis in Patients with cSCC Undergoing Surgical Intervention


Gregory A Daniels, MD, PhD
Medical Oncologist
Professor of Medicine
Moores Cancer Center
UC San Diego Health
La Jolla, CA


This enduring activity is focused on the management of patients with advanced or metastatic cutaneous squamous cell


This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of surgical dermatologists, Mohs surgeons, surgical oncologists,
dermatologists, and other healthcare practitioners who care for patients with advanced or metastatic cutaneous squamous
cell carcinoma.


On completing this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Compare the relative effectiveness of tumor staging systems for the identification of patients with cutaneous
    squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) at high-risk of recurrence or metastasis
  • Utilize tumor staging and risk evaluation to stratify candidates for Mohs micrographic surgery, standard
    excision, or nonsurgical interventions and discuss the benefits and risks of each therapeutic option
  • Evaluate guidelines for surgical and pharmacologic treatment of cSCC based on clinical trial data
  • Identify patients with unresectable cSCC who would benefit from targeted systemic therapy


Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing
medical education for physicians. This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.


Med Learning Group designates this activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA Category 1 Credit™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the online podcast


Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the treatment of patients with hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer.  Credits: 0.25 ANCC Contact Hour.

CNE Accreditation Statement: Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Awarded 0.25 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.


In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in an MLG‐sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.


Gregory A Daniels, MD, PhD discloses that he is on the speakers’ bureau for Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

CME Content Review

The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.

The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

CNE Content Review

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

The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

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The staff, planners, and managers reported the following financial relationships or
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Melissa A Johnson, Sr. Program Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Marcello A. Morgan, MD, MPH, Medical Director of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Russie Allen, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.


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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 CME credit for this activity. To
receive CME/CNE credit participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
  2. Participate in the activity.
  3. You will receive your certificate after the web-based activity.

You will receive your certificate upon completion.


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This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility
to use this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes.
Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific
information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision
making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

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RELEASE DATE: August 7, 2020

EXPIRATION DATE: August 7, 2021


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