Popular research updates in cutaneous oncology

July 19, 2019
Researchers identified an association between family history of melanoma and the risk for melanomas on the trunk and extremities, according to a…
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Discordant themes exist in skin cancer assessment outcomes among physicians, patients

July 19, 2019
Areas of disagreement between patients and physicians on skin cancer-related outcomes include patient fear of the unknown, recurrence and empowering…
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Corrona: Leveraging 'Big Data' for Improved Patient Outcomes

July 19, 2019
Most scientists, by nature and by training, are in one business: Observe a knowledge gap, and fill it. With that in mind, in 2001, the founders of…

Skin cancer rates increase 45% in UK since 2014

July 18, 2019
Melanoma skin cancer rates have increased by 35% for women and by 55% for men in the United Kingdom since 2004, which represents a 45% increase in…
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Cutaneous angiosarcoma rates increasing in those older than 70 years

July 18, 2019
Patient survival in cutaneous angiosarcoma is not affected by current therapeutic strategies, and cases are increasing in those who are older than 70…
In the Journals

IBD risk increases with Enbrel therapy for other autoimmune diseases

July 18, 2019
Patients receiving Enbrel for inflammatory diseases other than inflammatory bowel disease have an increased risk for a diagnosis of Crohn’s…

FDA offers tips on advising patients how to dispose of unneeded medications

July 18, 2019
Proper disposal of unused prescription medication remains a major public health priority for the FDA, particularly for prescription opioid pain
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Nephritis, clinical trials top list of childhood lupus research priorities

July 17, 2019
Nephritis, clinical trials and biomarkers rank highest among research priorities related to childhood-onset systematic lupus erythematosus, according…
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Hidradenitis suppurativa linked with thyroid disorders

July 17, 2019
A significantly higher prevalence of thyroid disorders was found among patients with hidradenitis suppurativa, and additional study to increase the…
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Isotretinoin-exposed pregnancies, fetal defects still an issue after iPLEDGE implementation

July 17, 2019
Pregnancies, abortions and fetal defects associated with isotretinoin exposure continue to be a problem even though the number of pregnancy-related…
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Sexual harassment of dermatology residents often unreported unless ‘serious enough’

July 16, 2019
More than half of dermatology residents surveyed report that sexual harassment is “probably” or “definitely” a problem, most…
In the Journals

Hidradenitis suppurativa guidelines encourage individualized care

July 16, 2019
Experts from the United States and Canadian Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundations have issued guidelines to assist clinicians in the diagnosis…

Top dermatology news: IBD risk in hidradenitis suppurativa, missed nonmelanoma subtypes

July 15, 2019
Researchers in JAMA Dermatology warned clinicians about an increased risk for inflammatory bowel disease among those with hidradenitis suppurativa…
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Simple, reliable measurements of itching needed

July 15, 2019
In patients with pruritus, the itch severity scale demonstrated a significantly higher retest reliability and stronger correlation with the…
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App-based teledermatology may improve early diagnosis of melanoma

July 12, 2019
Machine-learning systems could improve early melanoma diagnosis based on the implementation of a teledermatology program in Bergamo, Italy, according…
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Nonmelanoma skin cancers may be more aggressive than initial biopsy suggests

July 12, 2019
A significant proportion of nonmelanoma skin cancer cases referred for Mohs micrographic surgery showed histologic features of aggressive cancers…
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More data needed on link between isotretinoin, psychiatric events

July 11, 2019
Depressive disorders and suicidal ideation accounted for 55.1% of all reported psychiatric adverse events among patients taking isotretinoin from…
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Nature-based skin care may improve barrier function, decrease sensitivity

July 11, 2019
Regular use of a nature-based skin care regimen achieved statistically significant improvements in skin barrier function, hydration and sensitivity…

Benzoyl peroxide cream yields positive phase 3 results in rosacea

July 10, 2019
Sol-Gel Technologies announced positive results of a phase 3 clinical trial for Epsolay in the treatment of papulopustular rosacea. In two 12-week…
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Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa at greater risk for IBD

July 10, 2019
Physicians should inform patients with hidradenitis suppurativa about an increased risk for inflammatory bowel disease, according to research in…
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