In the Journals

Non-neoplastic skin disease mortality occurred most often among elderly

December 26, 2013
Mortality from non-neoplastic skin disease was uncommon but occurred primarily in elderly patients, with chronic ulcers and cellulitis constituting…

Meeting News Coverage

Men experienced more gradual decline of facial soft tissue than women

October 8, 2013
CHICAGO — Men experienced gradual soft-tissue loss in areas of the face over time, compared with a sharper decline in women aged 30 to 60…

In the Journals

Physicians rarely recommended sunscreen to patients

September 5, 2013
The rate of US physicians mentioning sunscreen during patient visits was less than 1% overall, and remained low even for patients with a history of…

In the Journals

Radiation therapy may not be factor in survival of MCC patients following surgery

August 23, 2013
Patients with merkel cell carcinoma who had radiation therapy following resection had improved overall survival when compared with patients who only…

In the JournalsPerspective

Melanoma experience differed for elderly, younger patients

August 16, 2013
Age-related variations were observed throughout treatment for patients with melanoma and might contribute to poorer prognoses for the elderly…

Meeting News Coverage

Minimally invasive ablation techniques used to treat varicose veins

August 5, 2013
Two minimally invasive techniques to treat patients with varicose veins have become alternatives to traditional surgery, according to information…

In the JournalsPerspective

Most nonmelanoma skin cancers treated surgically, regardless of life expectancy

June 21, 2013
Regardless of a patient’s life expectancy, most nonmelanoma skin cancers were treated surgically, according to recent study results. “It…

In the Journals

Surgeon errors among factors for tumor recurrence after MMS

May 22, 2013
Surgeon errors resulting in persistent unexcised tissue, tissue drop out and aggressive tumor types were significant factors with tumor recurrence…

In the Journals

Alzheimer’s disease risk significantly reduced among older NMSC patients

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2013
Patients aged 70 years or older with nonmelanoma skin cancer had a significantly reduced risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease compared with…

In the Journals

Alzheimer’s disease risk significantly reduced among older NMSC patients

May 17, 2013
Patients aged 70 years or older with nonmelanoma skin cancer had a significantly reduced risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease compared with…

In the Journals

Increased loop diuretic use related to bullous pemphigoid development

February 19, 2013
Increased exposure to loop diuretics preceded development of bullous pemphigoid in patients in the United Kingdom, according to study results…

In the JournalsPerspective

Mohs surgery safely treated nonagenarians, older patients

February 1, 2013
Patients aged 90 years and older may safely undergo Mohs micrographic surgery, according to study results. Researchers studied 214 patients in this…

In the Journals

Better outcomes anticipated when SCC invade smaller nerves

January 25, 2013
Squamous cell carcinoma tumors invading small-caliber nerves might have a better prognosis, according to study results. Researchers in Boston studied…

In the Journals

Better outcomes anticipated when SCC invade smaller nerves

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2013
Squamous cell carcinoma tumors invading small-caliber nerves might have a better prognosis, according to study results. Researchers in Boston studied…

In the Journals

Most patients satisfied with forehead lift results

September 25, 2012
The majority of patients who underwent endoscopic forehead lift were satisfied with the procedure’s long-lasting results, according to study…

What is dermatology?

June 4, 2012
Dermatology is a branch of medicine that deals with the skin and diseases of the skin. It concerns the study, research and diagnosis of normal skin…

Meeting News Coverage

Study sheds light on link between aging and skin barrier function

March 31, 2012
Increasing age was significantly associated with a decrease in sebum excretion among women, according to findings presented at the American Academy…

Meeting News Coverage

Pruritis impacts QOL in older populations

March 1, 2012
Elderly individuals with diabetes were more than twice as likely to have itch as individuals without diabetes, according to results presented in a…

Case Challenges

Elderly woman with prior breast cancer presents with growing skin lesion

HemOnc Today, May 25, 2011
Ramya Varadarajan, MD

Ramya Varadarajan The patient is an 87-year-old Caucasian female who was referred for a lesion in her right flank. She had noticed this lesion…

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