The Dermatologist spoke with Martin McMahon, PhD, about his work and the future of melanoma research.

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
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
The Dermatologist spoke with Martin McMahon, PhD, about his work and the future of melanoma research.
Featured
Friday, October 26, 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
Thursday, October 25, 2018
It is crucial for dermatologists to ensure patients are well-informed about available treatment options.
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.

News

News
Friday, November 30, 2018
Results from a recent study suggest widespread claims regarding the safety of broad-spectrum sunscreens formulated with zinc oxide on human skin might not be supported by science. 
News
Monday, November 5, 2018
A recent study outlined global trends in melanoma mortality rates between 1985 and 2015 among men and women.
News
Thursday, November 1, 2018
The American Academy of Dermatology published new guidelines on the care of primary cutaneous melanoma, including new recommendations on genetic testing.
News
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Researchers investigated whether nivolumab combined with ipilimumab effectively treated patients with melanoma brain metastases. ​​​​​​​

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.