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Top five articles not to miss from ASDS annual meeting

Be sure to check out Healio Dermatology’s live coverage from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting.

This year the popular meeting convened in Chicago. Popular topics included the management and staging for squamous cell and basal cell carcinomas, and much more.

Below are the top five articles from this year’s meeting.

 

World-renowned chef, cancer survivor encourages dermatologists to push the envelope

Grant Achatz
Grant Achatz

For world-renowned chef Grant Achatz, attaining the title of best restaurant in America by Gourmet Magazine was his second greatest challenge compared with fighting the stage IV tongue cancer that nearly cost him his life. Read more

 

Multiple options available for dermatologists to approach high-risk basal cell carcinoma

Marc Brown, MD
Marc Brown

Dermatologists have multiple ways to approach high-risk basal cell carcinomas — not every case must be treated with Mohs micrographic surgery nor sent to a radiation oncologist, according to Marc Brown, MD, professor of dermatology and oncology director at University of Rochester Medical Center and president-elect of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Read more

 

Expert: Dermatologists should take lead on cutaneous SCC

In an educational session here at the ASDS annual meeting, Chrysalyne Schmults, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, provided an update on squamous cell carcinoma, including how to prevent patients from entering the high-risk category and available treatment options. Read more

 

Nano-pulse stimulation shows benefit in back acne

Initial data presented here by Mark S. Nestor, MD, PhD, showed a decrease in the number of active acne lesions on the back 3 months after a single nano-pulse stimulation treatment. Read more

 

Adjunctive fractional CO2 laser treatment improves symptoms of vulvar lichen sclerosus

Fractional CO2 laser treatment was associated with improved signs and symptoms of vulvar lichen sclerosus, according to data from a pilot study presented at the ASDS annual meeting. Read more

 

 

The 2020 ASDS meeting will be held in National Harbor, Maryland, from Oct. 8 to 11 and will mark the 50th anniversary celebration.

Be sure to check out Healio Dermatology’s live coverage from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting.

This year the popular meeting convened in Chicago. Popular topics included the management and staging for squamous cell and basal cell carcinomas, and much more.

Below are the top five articles from this year’s meeting.

 

World-renowned chef, cancer survivor encourages dermatologists to push the envelope

Grant Achatz
Grant Achatz

For world-renowned chef Grant Achatz, attaining the title of best restaurant in America by Gourmet Magazine was his second greatest challenge compared with fighting the stage IV tongue cancer that nearly cost him his life. Read more

 

Multiple options available for dermatologists to approach high-risk basal cell carcinoma

Marc Brown, MD
Marc Brown

Dermatologists have multiple ways to approach high-risk basal cell carcinomas — not every case must be treated with Mohs micrographic surgery nor sent to a radiation oncologist, according to Marc Brown, MD, professor of dermatology and oncology director at University of Rochester Medical Center and president-elect of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Read more

 

Expert: Dermatologists should take lead on cutaneous SCC

In an educational session here at the ASDS annual meeting, Chrysalyne Schmults, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, provided an update on squamous cell carcinoma, including how to prevent patients from entering the high-risk category and available treatment options. Read more

 

Nano-pulse stimulation shows benefit in back acne

Initial data presented here by Mark S. Nestor, MD, PhD, showed a decrease in the number of active acne lesions on the back 3 months after a single nano-pulse stimulation treatment. Read more

 

Adjunctive fractional CO2 laser treatment improves symptoms of vulvar lichen sclerosus

Fractional CO2 laser treatment was associated with improved signs and symptoms of vulvar lichen sclerosus, according to data from a pilot study presented at the ASDS annual meeting. Read more

 

 

The 2020 ASDS meeting will be held in National Harbor, Maryland, from Oct. 8 to 11 and will mark the 50th anniversary celebration.

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