Evidence-based care is the mantra of our times. Yet, even here there is a possibility to refine those guidelines to clothe a patient population that is anything but one size fits all.

Case Study

Case Study
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
An 81-year-old white man presented with a pigmented lesion in the right temple area. The patient reported that he had first noted the lesion approximately 7 years ago and that it had very slowly increased in size with time.

FDA Alerts

FDA Alerts
Monday, October 1, 2018
The FDA approved the first treatment specifically for patients with advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.
FDA Alerts
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
The FDA has approved a combination therapy to treat unresectable or metastatic melanoma with BRAF mutations.
FDA Alerts
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a combination therapy for patients with melanoma with BRAF V600E or V600K melanoma mutations. For administration and adverse reactions, read more.
FDA Alerts
Thursday, December 21, 2017
The FDA has approved a treatment for intravenous use for the adjuvant treatment of patients with melanoma with involvement of lymph nodes or metastatic disease who have undergone complete resection.

Featured

Featured
Monday, October 15, 2018
Evidence-based care is the mantra of our times. Yet, even here there is a possibility to refine those guidelines to clothe a patient population that is anything but one size fits all.
Featured
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
The Dermatologist spoke with Christine Ko, MD, professor of dermatology and pathology at Yale School of Medicine, about her research on the pathology of squamous cell carcinoma and pseudocancers.
Featured
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
It is crucial for dermatologists to ensure patients are well-informed about available treatment options.

News

News
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Researchers investigated whether nivolumab combined with ipilimumab effectively treated patients with melanoma brain metastases. ​​​​​​​
News
Monday, August 13, 2018
Recent study findings suggest that individuals who frequently develop basal cell carcinoma are at increased risk of developing other cancers such as breast and prostate cancer.
News
Friday, August 3, 2018
While sunless tanning may be a safe alternative, results from a recent study suggest that this method may not affect other risk factors associated with skin cancer.
News
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Researchers investigated whether the thickness of sunscreen application affected its efficacy for protecting against ultraviolet light exposure.

Research in Review

Research in Review
Saturday, August 25, 2018
A review of recent news, research, and treatment related to skin cancer.
Research in Review
Monday, June 11, 2018
The Dermatologist spoke with Kelly C. Nelson, MD, associate professor of dermatology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, about how the Ray and the Sunbeatables program teaches young children to be sun safe.
Research in Review
Friday, June 1, 2018
The role of sentinel lymph node biopsy and options for treatment after initial surgery are areas that are of particular interest to patients who are newly diagnosed with melanoma.
Research in Review
Friday, November 24, 2017
This article describes a case with an uncommon and often misdiagnosed clinical presentation.