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Developments in melanoma treatment

Developments in melanoma treatment

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Time to Complete

1 hour


March 31, 2017


November 13, 2017

Programme Description

Dr Stamatina Verykiou reviews established and novel therapeutic approaches for malignant melanoma. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include the roles of targeted therapies and immunotherapy, and potential side-effects.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Describe novel therapeutic approaches for the management of metastatic melanoma
  • Explain the role of chemotherapy
  • Discuss the benefits of combination therapy
  • Recognise and treat side-effects promptly
  • Authors

    Activity author
    Dr Stamatina Verykiou
    Dermatology SpR and clinical fellow in dermato-oncology
    Royal Victoria Infirmary
    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required