PRP improves hair density in women, top five stories in dermatology

November 11, 2019
In the most popular Healio Dermatology story last week, mean hair density and hair caliber improved in a group of 30 women with androgenetic alopecia…

In the Journals

Experts optimize the total-body skin exam

November 8, 2019
Researchers developed a standardized total-body skin examination procedure using video recordings of dermatology faculty members and residents…

In the Journals

Region-growing algorithm performs best in melanoma classification using AI

November 7, 2019
The region-growing algorithm had the best segmentation performance in an assessment of the effectiveness of artificial intelligence methods for…

Meeting News

Nomogram tool improves prediction of melanoma recurrence

November 6, 2019
The DecisionDx-Melanoma prognostic test improves risk assessment and allows physicians to optimize treatment decisions, follow-up frequency and the…

Top dermatology news: Private equity debate, psoriasis therapy costs, more

November 4, 2019
In the most popular Healio Dermatology story last week, Suzanne Bruce, MD, presented findings at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery…

In the Journals

Bariatric surgery associated with reduced risk for skin cancer

November 1, 2019
In patients with obesity, researchers identified a decreased incidence in melanoma after bariatric surgery, which may lead to better understanding of…

Meeting News

Top five articles not to miss from ASDS annual meeting

October 28, 2019
Be sure to check out Healio Dermatology’s live coverage from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting. This year the…

Meeting News

Steering committee develops evidence-based consensus on cSCC staging, workup, treatment

October 28, 2019
CHICAGO — In patients with advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, a multidisciplinary discussion on treatment options should include…

Meeting News

Augmented intelligence can work as a virtual clinical assistant

October 26, 2019
CHICAGO — Deploying artificial intelligence in the dermatology practice will help bring more humanity back and lead to more engaged and…

Meeting News

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

October 25, 2019
CHICAGO — Dermatologists have multiple ways to approach high-risk basal cell carcinomas — not every case must be treated with Mohs…

Meeting News

BCC of the ear linked with higher discordance between biopsy, Mohs histopathology

October 25, 2019
CHICAGO — Biopsy alone detects fewer aggressive subtypes of basal cell carcinoma of the ear compared with Mohs histopathology, according to…

Meeting News

Expert: Dermatologists should take lead on cutaneous SCC

October 25, 2019
CHICAGO — In an educational session here at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting, Chrysalyne Schmults, MD, of…

Meeting News

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

October 24, 2019
CHICAGO — For world-renowned chef Grant Achatz, attaining the title of best restaurant in America by Gourmet Magazine was his second greatest…

In the Journals

Male sex, Breslow thickness predictive factors for melanoma recurrence in Korean patients

October 23, 2019
In Korean patients, male sex and Breslow thickness greater than 2.5 mm are the most important prognostic factors for localized melanoma recurrence…

South Beach Symposium hosts renowned faculty, interactive learning

October 8, 2019
Dermatology is gearing up for the upcoming South Beach Symposium in Miami Beach, Florida, Feb. 6-9, 2020. The annual conference has an extensive…

Social factors impact cancer worry, more top dermatology headlines

October 7, 2019
After undergoing surgery at a dermatologic surgery cancer center, patients had significantly less worry regarding cancer recurrence and its impact on…

In the Journals

Being single, unemployed and living alone increase cancer worry

October 3, 2019
Social factors, unemployment and a prior history of melanoma are associated with greater baseline cancer worry among a group of patients with skin…

Skin cancer biopsy rates among providers, top dermatology stories

September 30, 2019
Dermatologists performed the fewest number of biopsies to diagnose one skin cancer compared with other types of clinicians, according to researchers…

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Patients with dermatologic immune-related adverse events benefit from dermatology consult

September 27, 2019
Dermatology consultation may improve the long-term implications of hospitalization for suspected dermatologic immune-related adverse events…

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Dermatologists perform fewest biopsies to diagnose skin cancer

September 24, 2019
For all skin cancers and nonmelanoma skin cancer, dermatologists performed the fewest number of biopsies to diagnose one skin cancer compared with…

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