Skin Cancer (Nonmelanoma)

Sunscreen Protection for Children
May 19, 2022

Protection from the harsh rays of the sun is crucial for everyone—including children. Now that summer has arrived, a refresher course for your patients and their families on sun protection, which can go a long way in preventing skin damage and disorders due to the sun.

Sunscreen Education Needed for All Ages
May 16, 2022

Data from one study showed younger women more likely to use sunscreen than older adults.

Staging Accuracy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma
May 16, 2022

At the ACMS meeting, Chrysalyne D. Schmults, MD, MScE, highlighted molecular diagnostics for squamous cell carcinoma.

Carefully Consider Post-Op Bleeding Risk when Treating Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
May 14, 2022

At the current ACMS meeting, Kelsey E. Hirotsu, MD, discussed the bleeding complications seen in patients on ibrutinib for CLL.

Examining These Patient Variables May Help Predict Aggressive Basal Cell Carcinomas
May 14, 2022

A study presented at the current ACMS meeting highlights variables that could predict BCC, including: gender, immune status, and more.

Seconds Matter: A Pearl for Improving Communication During Surgery
May 13, 2022

Presenters highlight the possible solutions to communication between the scrubbed-in surgery team and outside help that could save time.

Improvement Needed in Immediate Access to VA Skin Cancer Care in Midwest, East Coast
May 13, 2022

In a presentation at the current American College of Mohs Surgery meeting, Jennifer G. Powers, MD, highlights the needed improvement for immediate access to skin cancer care for VA patients, noting a 33 day average wait time compared to the VAs optimal goal of 28 days.

Study: High Rate of Skin Diseases in Europe
May 10, 2022

Nonmelanoma skin cancer ranks in the top 12 skin diseases reported.

Optimize Co-management Planning to Combat Advanced BCC
May 05, 2022

Two experts offer a step-by-step guide to creating an effective multidisciplinary treatment team.

AAD Survey: Americans Misunderstand Sun Protection
April 28, 2022

The American Academy of Dermatology’s survey finds more Americans say sun protection is more important than 5 years ago, but don’t understand how to protect themselves.