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.

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
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.
FDA Alerts
Friday, November 10, 2017
The FDA has expanded approval of a therapy for anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
FDA Alerts
Monday, July 24, 2017
The US Food and Drug Administration had granted expanded approval of a melanoma drug to include pediatric patients.

News

News
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Researchers presented data from an additional 6-month extension period from the CheckMate-238 study, which compared the efficacy of nivolumab with ipilimumab, at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting.
News
Friday, May 11, 2018
The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Destination: Healthy Skin program is back to educate more people on the importance of sun protective behaviors and to provide free skin exams.
News
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Few studies have assessed tanning addiction among adolescents. In a recent study, researchers investigated this prevalence among a diverse population of teenagers in Los, Angeles, CA.
News
Monday, May 7, 2018
Researchers investigated the association between melanoma risk and aspirin use in a recent study published in the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology.

Research in Review

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.
Research in Review
Monday, September 18, 2017
This case discusses the diagnosis and treatment of an older woman presenting with a large mass on her left cheek.