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South Beach
Cutaneous Oncology Symposium

February 6, 2020

American Cutaneous Oncology Society

Provided in Partnership with the
American Cutaneous Oncology Society

The South Beach Cutaneous Oncology Symposium is a one day pre-conference session solely centered upon advanced skin cancer education. Provided in partnership with the American Cutaneous Oncology Society, the South Beach Cutaneous Oncology Symposium serves to foster an exchange of information between dermatologists and other healthcare professionals interested in cutaneous oncology.

In analyzing the latest treatment approaches, protocols, and procedures, participants will gain the education needed to provide better, more personalized care for individuals with skin cancer.

*Symposium is complimentary with the purchase of a full Southbeach Symposium conference pass


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Cutaneous Oncology Symposium

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Topic Areas

Treatment Approaches & Consensus Guidelines

Understanding the Differences in Radiation Therapies

Treatments and Advancements in Basal Cell Carcinoma, Melanoma, and Cutaneous Squamous-Cell Carcinoma

Innovations in Diagnosis for Dermatopathy: Pathology and CPC Cases

Technology that Improves Detection and Treatment of Skin Cancer

Treating Skin Cancer: A Radiation Oncologist Perspective

PDT for the Treatment of Precancer and Skin Cancer

Symposium Chair

Mark S. Nestor
Mark S. Nestor, MD, PhD

Mark S. Nestor, MD, Ph.D. is the Director of the Center for Cosmetic Enhancement and the Center for Clinical and Cosmetic Research in Aventura, Florida and a Voluntary Associate Professor of the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami, Leonard Miller School of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Nestor is Co-Chairman of Advanced Dermatology Management, a physician practice management company, and a managing partner of Skin and Cancer Associates a group practice of 52 Dermatologists and 38 offices throughout Florida. Dr. Nestor is a past President of the American Society for Photodynamic Therapy, the International Society for Cosmetic and Laser Surgeons, and Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery.

David J. Goldberg
David J. Goldberg, MD, JD

Dr. Goldberg is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Director of Laser Research of New York's Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He serves as Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Chief of Dermatologic Surgery at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, and has published over 125 peer-reviewed manuscripts. Dr. Goldberg has authored books on Laser Hair Removal; Ablative and Non-Ablative Skin Rejuvenation; Photodamaged Skin; Complications in Cutaneous Laser Surgery; and, most recently, Dermal Fillers in Dermatology. Dr. Goldberg has performed pivotal research studies in the areas of laser hair removal, non-ablative skin treatments, dermal fillers, and new botulinum toxins.

Learner Objectives

Demographics of Skin Cancer

  1. TBD

Treatment Approaches & Consensus Guidelines for Melanoma and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

  1. Compare Various Modalities of Treatment for NMSK
  2. Provide Consensus Criteria for the Use of Superficial Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of NMSK

Understanding the Differences in Radiation Therapies

  1. Understanding uses of Electron Beam Radiation Therapy
  2. Discussing differences in cure rates and side effects for Superficial Radiation Therapy vs. other forms of RT
  3. Presenting consensus guidelines for Superficial Radiation Therapy

Treating Skin Cancer: A Radiation Oncologist Perspective

  1. TBD

Treatments and Advancements in Basal Cell Carcinoma

  1. TBD

Clinical Update: cSCC PD1-Inhibitors

  1. Describe the Mechanism of Action of PD1 Inhibitors and Their Role in the Treatment of Cutaneous SCC

Innovations in Diagnosis: Precancer to Skin Cancer, Pathology and CPC Cases

  1. TBD

Advanced Detection for Melanoma

  1. TBD

A New Paradigm in Effectively Working with Oncologists

  1. TBD

Photodynamic Therapy for Cutaneous Pre-Cancers and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers

  1. Understand the mechanism of PDT for the treatment of cutaneous malignant cells
  2. Compare efficacy of different forms of photo dynamic therapy in the treatment of actinic keratosis, squamous cell carcinoma, and basal cell carcinoma of the skin.
  3. Gain insight into how to optimize the use of photo dynamic therapy

New Considerations in Dermoscopy

  1. Understand use of dermoscopy in dermatology
  2. Understand new features visible with dermoscopy in Basal Cell Carcinoma
  3. Explain how dermoscopy can be used in telemedicine

The Latest in Confocal Microscopy Devices

  1. Define confocal microscopy and explain how it works.
  2. Differentiate between the stack mode and the mosaic mode.
  3. Name the features characteristic for basal cell carcinoma with confocal

Sponsors & Partners

Each year, hundreds of clinicians attend the South Beach Symposium, in search of advanced education, practices, and protocols designed to improve patient care.

An exhibit booth at the South Beach Symposium is an investment that will reap rewards the moment you submit your application. We offer opportunities to engage with hundreds of leading clinicians and thought leaders before, during, and after the event through our multimedia channels, networking receptions, coffee and refreshment breaks, sponsored giveaways, and more.




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