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U009 - Managing Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer in Very Elderly Patients: Controversies, Conundrums and a Search for Consensus

Thursday, July 25; 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Differentiate low vs high-risk non-melanoma skin cancers in elderly patients
  • Determine appropriate management for non-melanoma skin cancer in elderly patients taking both patient and tumor-characteristics into account
  • Apply skills learned to help patients and their families make decisions regarding care


This session will use patient examples to explore best-practices for managing non-melanoma skin cancer in very elderly patients.


  • Chang, Anne Lynn S., MD: Galderma Laboratories, L.P. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Genentech, Inc. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Merck & Co., Inc – A(H), I(Grants/Research Funding); Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. – I(Grants/Research Funding); Nuskin – I(Grants/Research Funding); Regeneron – A(H);
  • Ferguson, Nkanyezi Ngwenyama, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Moye, Margaret, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Shukla, Neha: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Thursday, July 25
4:30 PM
Dr. Moye / Introduction + When Surgery is Too Much: Patient and Tumor Characteristics that Warrant a Less Aggressive Approach
4:45 PM
Dr. Ferguson / When Well-Timed Surgery is Just Right
5:00 PM
Dr. Chang / When Surgery is Not Enough: Targeted Therapies and Immunotherapy in Elderly Patients
5:15 PM
Shukla / Shared Decision Making with Elderly Patients
5:25 PM
All faculty / Questions + Answers
Event Details
  • Date
    Thursday, July 25
  • Time
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Location
    Nassau Suite
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Margaret Moye, MD, FAAD
  • Anne Lynn S. Chang, MD, FAAD
  • Neha Shukla
  • Nkanyezi Ngwenyama Ferguson, MD, FAAD