While rare, these findings illustrate the importance of early biopsy and diagnosis.

FDA Alerts

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.
FDA Alerts
Friday, March 24, 2017
The FDA recently granted accelerated approval for the treatment of metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) in adults and pediatric patients 12 years of age and older, including those who have not received prior chemotherapy. This is the first FDA-approved treatment for metastatic MCC, a rare and aggressive form of skin cancer.
FDA Alerts
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
FDA has granted approval of a combination photodynamic therapy (PDT) treatment for actinic keratosis (AK) on the face and scalp.

Featured

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
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
Monday, September 18, 2017
This case discusses the diagnosis and treatment of an older woman presenting with a large mass on her left cheek.
Research in Review
Monday, May 22, 2017
New funding will allow researchers to expand the scope of their work in skin cancer.  
Research in Review
Friday, September 9, 2016
In this case, a fractional CO2 laser is used in the treatment of multiple basal cell carcinomas in a patient.  
Research in Review
Monday, November 30, 2015
Two new FDA approvals for cobimetinib (Cotellic, Roche) and ipilimumab (Yervoy, Bristol-Myers Squibb) for the treatment of melanoma mark the continuing advancement of melanoma research and innovation.