A UNC Lineberger Cancer Network Tumor Board Monitored:
The UNC Melanoma and Complex Skin Cancer Tumor Board is held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 9:00-10:00 am. It is routinely attended by the following healthcare providers: surgical oncologists, otolaryngologists, dermatologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, advanced practice providers, nurse navigators, protocol nurses, oncology pharmacy specialists, surgical oncology fellows, general surgery residents, otolaryngology residents, dermatology residents and medical students. Each individual patient is presented and a treatment care plan is developed using NCCN guidelines where appropriate. If NCCN guidelines are not applicable, the highest level of clinical data guideline-directed therapy is utilized. Clinical trial enrollment is preferred and each patient is discussed for potential clinical trial eligibility including referral to the Phase 1 Trialist group if necessary. The patient on some occasions if referred for genetic counselor evaluation.