Skin Cancer

Pointers with Dr Portela: Wrapping up Melanoma Awareness Month
June 08, 2022

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc talks about the end of Melanoma Awareness Month and gives advice on how to prevent skin cancer.

Shine a New Light on Photoprotection
June 07, 2022

Recent research puts the role of sunscreens in a whole new light. Roger Ceilley MD, FAAD, FACMS outlined need-to-know information on SPF, how to improve adherence and address patient concerns about sunscreen safety and more at the 2022 Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference for PAs & NPs.

Melanoma screening drives overdiagnosis, more biopsies
June 05, 2022

Authors suggest not practice changes but more research.

Novel Molecule Shows Preclinical Success in Treating Vemurafenib-Resistant Melanoma
June 05, 2022

New synthetic small molecule aims to counter drug resistance in BRAF-mutated melanomas.

10 Factors That Will Shape the Future of Skin Cancer Treatment
June 04, 2022

Will drinking caffeinated coffee reduce skin cancer risk? Is gene expression profiling set to become mainstream testing for melanoma? See what Darrell S. Rigel, MD, MS, FAAD, has to say.

Palliative Perspective: Aligning Melanoma Treatment with Patient Goals
May 29, 2022

There is room for improvement in dermatology palliative care; training can help providers raise that standard.

Melanoma Overdiagnosis: Awareness May Not Change Behavior
May 29, 2022

Dermatopathologists diagnose melanoma at similar rates regardless of whether they think the skin cancer is overdiagnosed.

Video Lesson Boosts Skin-Cancer Awareness at School
May 22, 2022

A single lesson made an impact on high school students' knowledge and behavior when it came to sun protection.

Sun Bus Helps Bust Melanoma Misconceptions, Provide Screenings
May 22, 2022

Mobile screening and education initiatives can help bridge gaps in both patient knowledge and access to care.

Skin Cancer Foundation Raises $625,000 For Skin Cancer Education Programs
May 20, 2022

The Skin Cancer Foundation at its Annual Champions for Change Gala in New York, New York, raised the money while also honoring 157 dermatologists for volunteering with the Foundations skin cancer screening program on May 12.