It has been 20 years since the FDA approved a new sunscreen filter. However, a recent study evaluating curcumin could change that.
There are an increasing number of novel immunotherapies available for patients with skin cancer, however, their numerous adverse events must be addressed.
Curcumin has a long history as an effective treatment for everything from chronic pain to skin infections. Nanoparticle encapsulation shows promise in meeting that challenge and opening the way for a safe, effective adjuvant to sunscreen.