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Two cross-sectional studies, published in JAMA Dermatology, showed certain sexual and gender minority populations had a higher prevalence for lifetime skin cancer, highlighting the need for sun protective patient education in these populations.
Findings from a recent study showed mercury exposure was associated with an increased risk of developing non-melanoma skin cancer.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
Results of a recent randomized clinical trial have shown systemic absorption of several sunscreen active ingredients. Despite the findings, sunscreen still plays an important role in skin care. Dermatologists should continue to counsel patients on the importance of sunscreen use.
Findings from a recent study suggest bariatric surgery lowers the risk of skin cancer among individuals with obesity.
Researchers investigated whether there was a dose-response relationship between indoor tanning use and the risk of squamous cell carcinoma.
A recent study compared the ability of SPF 50+ sunscreen with SPF 100+ sunscreen for protecting against sunburns among participants with light skin types under real-world beach conditions.
Findings from a recent study suggest machine-learning prediction tools likely play a role in dermatology for identifying patients with a high risk for developing non-melanoma skin cancer.
Findings from a recent study suggest Mohs micrographic surgery may improve 5-year survival outcomes compared with wide local excision among patients with melanoma on the head and neck.
A recent meta-analysis found that 1 surgical option and 1 non-surgical option for treating non-melanoma skin cancer were associated with better cosmetic results, as well as low rates of recurrence, compared with 2 other options.
Researchers investigated the risk for cardiovascular adverse events among patients with melanoma treated with combination BRAF and MEK inhibitors compared with BRAF inhibitor monotherapy.
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