European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

A review of treatment for dermatofibrosarcoma
September 17, 2018

Dermatofibrosarcoma is a common, but unusual locally aggressive cutaneous tumor. Its characteristic tentacle can grow into surrounding fat, muscle and even bone. For dermatologists this means that understanding treatment options is a priority, says a physician reporting from EADV 2018.

Two opposing views on how best to treat actinic keratosis
September 17, 2018

Is it just a “spot” or precancerous lesion? Two physicians debate how best to treat actinic keratosis in a talk given at EADV last week.

Surgical treatment for basal cell carcinomas still the best bet
September 17, 2018

There are many non-surgical treatments for basal cell carcinomas, but a physician reporting at EADV last week said new treatments should be compared against surgery, which has the highest cure rate and lowest rate of recurrence.