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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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Elderly patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer more likely to go untreated

September 23, 2019
Patients with nonmelanoma skin cancer aged 85 years or older had significantly higher odds of being untreated, according to an analysis. “To…

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Researchers recommend Medicare Advantage for nonmelanoma statistics in US

September 20, 2019
Researchers estimate that in 2014 there were more than 3.4 million treated nonmelanoma skin cancers in the U.S. population aged 65 years and older…

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Cohort study finds 8% risk for second primary melanoma within 5 years

September 20, 2019
Researchers identified an 8% 5-year risk for second primary melanoma in a cohort of patients with melanoma and confirmed the utility of total body…

Mohs surgery offers greater survival and other top dermatology stories

September 16, 2019
In the top Healio Dermatology story last week, melanomas of the head and neck treated with Mohs micrographic surgery had a significantly higher…

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Mohs surgery offers greater survival benefit vs. wide local excision in head and neck melanoma

September 9, 2019
Melanomas of the head and neck treated with Mohs micrographic surgery had a significantly higher overall survival at 5 years after melanoma diagnosis…

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AI-based algorithm may predict nonmelanoma skin cancer in high-risk patients

September 6, 2019
A nonmelanoma skin cancer risk prediction model using readily available information in the electronic medical records system and a deep learning…

Top dermatology headlines from August

September 3, 2019
As students go back to school and parents resign beach gear to its out-of-season digs at the back of the garage, Healio Dermatology reflects on big…

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Personalized advice improves sun protection among patients

September 3, 2019
Patients who received individualized advice directly from their general practitioner improved their sun protection, according to findings from a…

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Surgical practice patterns for melanoma vary widely in U.S.

August 28, 2019
Surgical techniques in Mohs micrographic surgery and Mohs surgery with immunohistochemistry for melanoma widely differ across geographic areas…

Hyperkalemia with spironolactone in older women, more top dermatology news from last week

August 27, 2019
Women aged 46 to 65 years prescribed spironolactone for acne had a higher rate of incident hyperkalemia compared with younger women, which warrants…

ASDS: Sun damage treatments up 63% in 2 years

August 23, 2019
Skin cancer and sun damage procedures, along with laser-, light- and energy-based procedures, have all increased since 2017, according to…

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Society for Investigative Dermatology prioritizes diversity via representation, scholarship

August 22, 2019
Measures taken by the Society for Investigative Dermatology to improve gender inequality and the underrepresentation of minorities have been…

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Aggressive surgery appears to achieve negative margins, intensify radiation volume in CSCC

August 21, 2019
The use of salvage limited-field irradiation in aggressive cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma with microscopic residual disease resulted in a…

Sunscreen density, private equity and other top dermatology stories in August so far

August 16, 2019
Private equity-based dermatology practice consolidation increased at a mean rate of 65% each year from 2012 to 2017, according to researchers from…

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Avoid skin markings in dermoscopic images for analysis, training by convolutional neural networks

August 16, 2019
Melanoma probability scores increased due to standard skin markings from surgical ink and were associated with a significant reduction in the…

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Cleveland Clinic teledermatology program helps patients gain access to providers

August 14, 2019
A teledermatology program at the Cleveland Clinic resulted in a reduction in visits and diagnostic concordance comparable to previously reported…

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Nearly all patients report adequate pain control after Mohs surgery

August 13, 2019
After Mohs micrographic surgery, patients report adequate pain control in 97% of all 8-hour increments based on pain diary results, indicating…

AAD: More education needed around dangers of UV exposure

August 12, 2019
The rates of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, are increasing exponentially, with research presented at the American Academy of…

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