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Sharing practice pattern data between Mohs surgeons reduces overuse, costs

June 4, 2019
In Mohs micrographic surgery, a low-cost behavioral intervention using key opinion leaders and an audit with feedback resulted in a sustained…

Top stories in dermatology: TCI for vitiligo, quantifying symptoms after skin cancer surgery

June 3, 2019
Researchers found favorable results in children with vitiligo and in lesions on the face and neck with topical calcineurin inhibitors in a…

In the Journals

Multicenter study affirms benefit of Mohs micrographic surgery for melanoma

May 31, 2019
Skin tissue conservation and same-day reconstruction of tumor-free margins are possible in a single-day procedure with Mohs micrographic surgery with…

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Cutaneous granulomatous drug eruption may correlate with favorable mogamulizumab response

May 31, 2019
Patients with mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome who experience mogamulizumab-associated cutaneous granulomatous drug eruption may have a…

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Graft or flap repair linked to high frequency of symptoms after skin cancer surgery

May 30, 2019
Patients with skin cancer who undergo graft or flap repair reported the most symptoms and those undergoing surgery on the lip reported more long-term…

What are signs of skin cancer?

May 27, 2019
Skin cancer comes in many forms, and the signs and symptoms for each type of skin cancer can vary. Because skin cancers do not become painful until

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CUA skin-related calcifications composed of calcium-phosphate apatite, localized circumferentially

May 24, 2019
In a spectroscopic analysis, researchers found circumferential calcifications, located in the intima and media of skin vessels, were composed of…

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Homemade sunscreen misinformation prevalent on Pinterest

May 21, 2019
The proliferation of potentially harmful information regarding homemade sunscreens via social media, specifically Pinterest, is following a similar…

Popular topics this week: Sunscreen ingredients, antibiotic acne gel

May 17, 2019
The most popular Healio Dermatology stories of the past week cover topics across the board: a toxicology study on sunscreen ingredients, clinical…

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Risk factors differ for lymphatic, hematogenous metastasis

May 16, 2019
As the risk factors associated with lymphatic and hematogenous metastasis differ, follow-up and treatment strategies may need to be adapted…

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Misconceptions about indoor tanning use prevalent among men who have sex with men

May 16, 2019
Men who have sex with men in San Francisco who use indoor tanning had misconceptions about skin cancer risks and the utility of base tans, according…

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New digital technologies may increase skin self-examination for melanoma

May 15, 2019
Participants were often not confident in their skin self-examination ability but value expert opinion from clinicians and are open to using…

Popular topics this month: Hidradenitis suppurativa, atopic dermatitis

May 14, 2019
Recent articles on hidradenitis suppurativa and atopic dermatitis have garnered the most pageviews so far this month at Healio Dermatology. In the…

In the Journals

More data needed on plasma concentrations of sunscreen ingredients

May 14, 2019
When sunscreens were used under maximal use conditions, plasma concentrations exceeded the threshold established by the FDA for waiving some…

Five top stories in cutaneous oncology research

May 10, 2019
In conjunction with this year’s Skin Cancer Awareness Month, HemOnc Today presented seven important updates in melanoma/skin cancer prevention…

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Tumor thickness, location of primary melanoma affects recurrence rates

May 9, 2019
Researchers suggest that approximately 13% of patients with a high-risk primary melanoma may develop recurrence within 2 years, and informed clinical…

In the Journals

More evidence needed from dermatologic surgical registries to define best practices

May 6, 2019
Better performance measures will improve the quality of care for dermatologic surgery patients, according to researchers in Dermatologic Surgery.

Seven important updates for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May 3, 2019
Skin Cancer Awareness Month, observed every May, is intended to educate the public about the dangers of UV radiation and encourage sun-safe habits…

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Time to recurrence of metastatic melanoma not associated with survival rates

May 2, 2019
In patients with metastatic melanoma, the timing of advanced disease was not associated with the timing of first distant recurrence, according to a…

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Opioid prescribing after micrographic surgery decreases at University of Utah

April 29, 2019
Opioid prescribing patterns after micrographic surgery by surgeons at University of Utah have decreased since 2010, according to a retrospective…

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