Advanced CSCC: What to Do When Surgery Just Isn’t Going to Cut It: A Care Team Forum℠

Program Overview

The goal of this activity is to provide education about immunotherapy in advanced CSCC that is not amenable to surgery or radiotherapy.

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Expires: December 3, 2021

Target Audience

This activity is intended for oncology, dermatology, and dermato-oncology clinicians who manage patients with cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC). The goal of this activity is to provide education about immunotherapy in advanced CSCC that is not amenable to surgery or radiotherapy.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Effectively identify CSCC and assess risk of developing advanced disease
  • Delineate the safety and efficacy of immunotherapeutic agents for CSCC
  • Effectively manage immune-mediated adverse reactions associated with the mechanism of action of checkpoint inhibitors
  • Select therapy for individual patients according to current evidence and guidelines, offering clinical trial enrollment where appropriate

Activity Faculty


Badri Modi, MD (Chair)

Assistant Clinical Professor  
Division of Dermatology
City of Hope
Duarte, California, United States


Irene Brana, MD, PhD

Clinical Investigator, Molecular Therapeutic Research Unit and ENT Unit
Vall d’Hebron University Hospital
Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO)
Barcelona, Spain


Victor Moreno, MD, PhD

Director, Clinical Research Phase 1 Clinical Trial Unit
Hospital Fundación Jiménez Díaz
Madrid, Spain

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Planners and Managers

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Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. 

Disclaimer Statement

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. 

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