Multiple Myeloma May Increase Incidence of MelanomaMay 16th 2022
A poster presented at the 2022 American College of Mohs Surgery Annual Meeting not only suggested a link between multiple myeloma and a heightened rate of melanoma, but also demonstrated potential for higher overall mortality rates.
Chart the Changes in NMSC Prevalence and Procedural TreatmentsMay 15th 2022
Overall, non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) visits (all pooled specialties/areas) have been plateauing. However , metropolitan but not rural areas saw an increase in visits where NMSC was the chief complaint. However, the percentage of NMSC in rural areas that is managed by dermatologists and dermatologic surgeons is also on the rise, according to a presentation given at the 2022 American College of Mohs Surgery Annual Meeting.
Periosteal Flap Safety, Effectiveness, and Aesthetic Quality in Posterior Lamella ReconstructionMay 15th 2022
Single-stage periosteal flap technique to treat full-thickness eyelid defects is safe, effective, and aesthetically acceptable, according to a study presented at the 2022 American College of Mohs Surgery Annual Meeting on May 12, 2022.
Improvement Needed in Immediate Access to VA Skin Cancer Care in Midwest, East CoastMay 13th 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.
Mitigate Malpractice Risk from Key Litigation DriversMay 13th 2022
Dermatology has enjoyed one of the lowest litigation rates among medical specialties, but recent findings presented at the 2022 American College of Mohs Surgery Annual Meeting caution that mounting risks relating to procedural dermatology and cutaneous oncology could change that.