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Throughout his two presentations at the inaugural Skin Cancer Symposium, Joan Guitart, MD, FAAD, highlighted the most common forms of CTCL, mycosis fungoides.
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Brent Moody, MD, FAAD, presented an overview of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and its treatment options at the inaugural Skin Cancer Symposium. His sessions shared a number of pearls to keep in mind when treating SCCs in your practice.
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At the inaugural Skin Cancer Symposium, Suzanne Olbricht, MD, FAAD, spoke about updates in treating BCC over two presentations. The first session focused on surgical treatment considerations and the second examined nonsurgical options and delved into decision-making conundrums.
A recent study argued its results could increase early detection of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma through development of recommendations within actinic keratosis treatment.
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While surgery is still the treatment of choice for cutaneous malignancy, newer technologies such as surface radiotherapy can provide an alternative for patients with nonmelanoma skin cancers.
A study in Laryngoscope investigated which pediatric melanoma anatomical site had the worst outcomes, finding that head and neck had a worse survival rate than any other body site.
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The FDA announced approval of cemiplimab-rwlc for basal cell carcinoma (BCC), giving dermatologists managing locally advanced and metastatic BCC now have another option in their toolbox.
Pediatric melanoma in Hispanics presents at a younger age, has predominance in the lower limb, are Spitzoid melanomas, and are thicker tumors compared with non-Hispanic Whites, according to a recently published study.
Which staging system for risk stratification of cutaneous malignancies does your practice use? Let us know in this poll!
“The purpose of this study was to report outcomes for cSCC patients with S-ITM in order to provide prognostic context in comparison to other known risk factors,” wrote the study authors.
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