Susan Swetter, MD, and Hensin Tsao, MD, PhD, on Interpreting the New AAD Melanoma Guidelines

 

Susan Swetter, MD, and Hensin Tsao, MD, PhD, chair and co-chair of the American Academy of Dermatology’s new guidelines of care for the management of primary cutaneous melanoma, discuss what clinicians should take away from the update.

 

Susan Swetter

 

Susan Swetter, MD, is professor of dermatology and director of the Pigmented Lesion and Melanoma Program and Cutaneous Oncology at Stanford University Medical Center and Cancer Institute, as well as assistant chief of the Dermatology Service in the VA Palo Alto Health Care System.

Hensin Tsao

 

Hensin Tsao, MD, PhD, is the clinical director of the Melanoma & Pigmented Lesion Center and director of the Melanoma Genetics Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, as well as professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical School.

 

 

Published in partnership with the American Academy of Dermatology.

 

Reference:

Swetter SM, Tsao H, Bichakjian CK, et al. Guidelines of care for the management of primary cutaneous melanoma [Published online November 1, 2018]. J Am Acad Dermatol. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2018.08.055.

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