HemOnc Today New York

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VIDEO: Screening improves detection of curable melanoma

March 24, 2017
NEW YORK — Laura K. Ferris, MD, PhD, associate professor of dermatology at University of Pittsburgh, discussed the impact of a primary…
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Smartphone technology has ‘enormous potential’ to improve melanoma diagnosis

March 24, 2017
NEW YORK — Smartphone technology can help improve the detection of melanoma, but several barriers must be overcome before it is used as more…
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PCP–based screening increases uptake among men, improves detection of thin melanoma

March 24, 2017
NEW YORK — Primary care physician–based screening may increase screening rates for melanoma among men and older individuals, according to…
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‘Huge victory’ for indoor tanning can inform sun protection efforts in average-risk adults

March 24, 2017
NEW YORK — To reduce melanoma incidence, prevention efforts can be shifted from indoor tanning efforts to focus on outdoor sun protection in…
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VIDEO: Speaker compares available therapies for BRAF–positive melanoma

April 9, 2016
NEW YORK — Michael B. Atkins, MD, deputy director of the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, discussed how clinicians can decide…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses practical issues of melanoma molecular testing

April 8, 2016
NEW YORK — Jane L. Messina, MD, an anatomic pathologist of the Melanoma Research Center of Excellence at Moffitt Cancer Center, discussed…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses treatments for redefined TCGA melanoma subsets

April 7, 2016
NEW YORK — Ryan J. Sullivan, MD, from the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, discussed how data from The Cancer Genome Atlas has…
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VIDEO: Speaker recommends shift in focus from cure to impact for BCC

April 6, 2016
NEW YORK — Aleksandar Sekulic, MD, PhD, associate director of the Center for Individualized Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona…
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VIDEO: Surgical resection ‘not obsolete’ in melanoma treatment

April 5, 2016
NEW YORK — Surgical resection for stage IV melanoma is not obsolete due to new opportunities and evolving paradigms, Merrick I. Ross, MD,
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VIDEO: Clinical differences can help identify adnexal primary vs. metastatic carcinoma

April 4, 2016
NEW YORK — Jane L. Messina, MD, an anatomic pathologist of the Melanoma Research Center of Excellence at Moffitt Cancer Center, discussed the…