Dermatologists investigate better ways to treat radiodermatitis as it becomes increasingly common in breast cancer patients.
Ilya Petrou, M.D.
Melanoma located on the head and neck are associated with a potentially worse prognosis relative to alternate anatomical sites and peripherally located melanoma compared to those centrally located.
Comparative diagnosis of actinic keratosis (AK) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in situ is needed for accuracy in treatment plan.
The realization of the critical importance of the IL-17 and 23 pathways have led to the development of numerous therapies that target parts of the immune system.
Combined imaging modalities may help guide choice of treatment and prevent biopsy, according to one expert.
Patients that schedule regular mammograms could easily be encouraged to screen for melanoma via self-skin examination when given instructions at their breast cancer screenings, according to a recent study. This type of intervention program could be an effective strategy to increase skin cancer awareness.
Obesity appears to be an important independent risk factor for children with psoriasis who go on to develop cormorbidities, such as hypertension and diabetes, a study shows.
Clinicians now have a better understanding of rosacea from its potential pathogeneses to the systemic diseases associated with the condition. Learn more
Many physicians miss diagnosing hidradenitis suppurativa upon first presentation. Recognizing key traits may help physicians diagnose and begin treatment of the disease earlier.
A recent study has shed some light on the genetic predisposition of rosacea as well as other associated environmental factors, which could lead to improved treatment and management of the disease.