Skin Cancer (Nonmelanoma)

Study: New Portable Device for At-Home Skin Cancer Treatment
October 05, 2021

Data from a pilot study on a new prototype photodynamic therapy device for BCC was shown at the EADV Congress.

Master the Clues that Mask Malignancy
October 02, 2021

Case-based observations offered clinicians real-world guidance on distinguishing underlying malignancies in the Therapeutic Hotline session at Maui Derm NP+PA Fall 2021.

SCC and BCC Updates from Maui Derm NP+PA Fall
October 01, 2021

At Maui Derm NP+PA Fall 2021, George Martin, MD, discussed his opinion on best treatment options for SCC in situ and cutaneous SCC at high risk for metastasis along with BCC that require special considerations.

AK Overview: Current Guidelines and Emerging Therapies
September 30, 2021

A review of the American Academy of Dermatology guidelines and current treatment improvements for actinic keratosis were discussed during a presentation at Maui Derm NP+PA Fall 2021.

Gut Microbiome Can Affect Radiation Cancer Treatment
September 16, 2021

The overgrowth of fungi could cause the immune system to stop fighting cancer, according to a study.

Topical Remetinostat Effective, Tolerable in Basal Cell Carcinoma
September 16, 2021

The topical HDAC inhibitor remetinostat demonstrated favorable tolerability and clinically significant efficacy in reducing disease burden in patients with basal cell carcinoma, according to results from a phase 2 trial.

Image-Guided Superficial Radiotherapy for BCC and SCC
September 15, 2021

New study data shows positive data for Image-Guided Superficial Radiotherapy (IGSRT) in treating basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.

Climate Change May Increase Skin Cancer Risk
September 07, 2021

Skin cancer rates have been increasing worldwide, and climate change factors – like depleting ozone layers – may be a factor.

Curcumin Shows Promise as New Sunscreen Filter
August 27, 2021

It has been 20 years since the FDA approved a new sunscreen filter. However, a recent study evaluating curcumin could change that.

Immunotherapy Helps Manage Skin Disease in Patients with Cancer
August 26, 2021

There are an increasing number of novel immunotherapies available for patients with skin cancer, however, their numerous adverse events must be addressed.