Latest Conference Articles

Access to Mohs Surgeon a Barrier to Referral

Access to Mohs Surgeon a Barrier to Referral

May 16th 2022

American College of Mohs Surgery Meeting

A survey asked dermatologists whether they had personal treated head and neck melanoma with excision, and if and when they referred patients with melanoma on the head and neck to a Mohs surgeon.

Sunscreen Education Needed for All Ages

Sunscreen Education Needed for All Ages

May 16th 2022

American College of Mohs Surgery Meeting

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

Multiple Myeloma May Increase Incidence of Melanoma

Multiple Myeloma May Increase Incidence of Melanoma

May 16th 2022

American College of Mohs Surgery Meeting

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.

Staging Accuracy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Staging Accuracy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma

May 16th 2022

American College of Mohs Surgery Meeting

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

Chart the Changes in NMSC Prevalence and Procedural Treatments

Chart the Changes in NMSC Prevalence and Procedural Treatments

May 15th 2022

American College of Mohs Surgery Meeting

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.

Topical Tranexamic Acid Shows Efficacy for Postoperative Bleeding Reduction

Topical Tranexamic Acid Shows Efficacy for Postoperative Bleeding Reduction

May 15th 2022

American College of Mohs Surgery Meeting

Topical tranexamic acid is an effective wound care adjunct in reducing rates of postoperative bleeding of granulating defects in Mohs micrographic surgical settings.

Periosteal Flap Safety, Effectiveness, and Aesthetic Quality in Posterior Lamella Reconstruction

Periosteal Flap Safety, Effectiveness, and Aesthetic Quality in Posterior Lamella Reconstruction

May 15th 2022

American College of Mohs Surgery Meeting

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.

Hope for the Future: Innovative Physicians Changing the Way Health Care Delivered

Hope for the Future: Innovative Physicians Changing the Way Health Care Delivered

May 15th 2022

American College of Mohs Surgery Meeting

Marty Makary, MD, MPH, predicts systemwide change in the world of health care.

Carefully Consider Post-Op Bleeding Risk when Treating Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Carefully Consider Post-Op Bleeding Risk when Treating Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

May 14th 2022

American College of Mohs Surgery Meeting

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

Examining These Patient Variables May Help Predict Aggressive Basal Cell Carcinomas

May 14th 2022

American College of Mohs Surgery Meeting

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