In the Journals

Overall survival worse with multiple primary tumors vs. single primary tumor

July 2, 2019
Patients with multiple primary melanoma tumors demonstrated significantly worse overall survival compared with patients with one primary tumor…

Survey: Anxiety, thoughts of recurrence high in those with skin cancer

July 1, 2019
Skin Cancer in America 2019, a survey from Health Union, showed that a variety of risk factors, such as anxiety, and lower quality of life are linked…

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VIDEO: Cemiplimab represents ‘paradigm shift’ in treatment of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

June 21, 2019
CHICAGO — Michael R. Migden, MD, associate professor of dermatology and associate professor of head and neck surgery at The University of…

In the JournalsPerspective

Computer-aided design in melanoma would enhance care, not replace dermatologists

June 20, 2019
Melanoma detection and diagnoses with computer-aided systems showed similar sensitivities when compared with those from dermatologists; however, the…

In the Journals

Pigmented lesion assay prevents unnecessary biopsies in skin lesions

June 19, 2019
Twelve-month data from a large U.S. registry study confirmed the clinical utility and high negative predicative value of a pigmented lesion assay as…

Top 5 dermatology stories: 3D Mohs model for patient education, more

June 18, 2019
“The possibility of being able to educate patients with something ‘concrete’ that they can see and touch could be a great addition…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Cemiplimab ‘a new standard’ for metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

June 15, 2019
CHICAGO — Cemiplimab demonstrated considerable antitumor activity among patients with metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, according…

In the Journals

Subcutaneous tranexamic acid reduced bleeding in Mohs surgery

June 14, 2019
Subcutaneous injection of tranexamic acid with lidocaine reduced bleeding during Mohs micrographic surgery, with a greater reduction found in…

In the Journals

Patient education with 3D model before Mohs surgery reduces anxiety

June 7, 2019
Patient education using a 3D-printed model before Mohs micrographic surgery along with standardized preoperative education improved patient…

In the JournalsPerspective

Interventions needed to improve surgery access in melanoma

June 6, 2019
To improve the rate of melanoma survival, targeted health care interventions are needed for certain patients who experience the most delays in…

Industry News

What are signs of skin cancer?

June 5, 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…

In the Journals

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…

In the Journals

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…

In the Journals

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

In the Journals

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…

In the Journals

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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