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The Weekly Roundup: May 6-10


In case you missed it, this week we had news about skin cancer resources to share with patients, positive phase 3 results of imsidolimab for GPP, improvement in anxiety and depression after 2 years of treatment with dupilumab for AD, and more.

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QUIZ: Melanoma Classification and Staging

Click here to read more and answer our quiz questions in recognition of Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Melanoma Monday.

The Growing Complexity of Skin Cancer Care

The Harris brothers serve 2 predominantly elderly populations and appreciate the opportunity to provide solutions for the growing complexity of skin cancer issues as patients live longer.

SLIDESHOW: Showcasing Melanoma Research at the 56th Annual ACMS Meeting

Dozens of investigators shared findings to advance care in patients with melanoma during Mohs micrographic surgery.

Tumor Diameter of Melanoma Demonstrates Statistically Significant Correlation With Survival

Researchers found that the diameter of cutaneous melanoma demonstrated a weak positive correlation with tumor thickness.

Striving for Melanoma Advancements With the Melanoma Research Alliance

Marc Hurlbert, PhD, discusses how the Melanoma Research Alliance works with dermatology clinicians to provide funding and resources for melanoma research.

The Cutaneous Connection: A Reminder of Patient Impact

Brian Kim, MD, had an unexpected attendee at one of his AAD sessions and delves into what's new, what's now, and what's next in atopic dermatitis management.

Patients With Vitiligo Have Decreased Risk of Subsequent Pulmonary Embolism, Peripheral Vascular Disease

In addition, authors of a research letter noted that patients with vitiligo demonstrated a comparable risk of myocardial infarction and cerebrovascular accident.

New Eblasakimab Data Shows Promise for Patients With AD and Inadequate Response to Dupilumab

ASLAN Pharmaceuticals presented new data this morning, including a 90% EASI score reduction.

Enhancing Atopic Dermatitis Treatment: Insights From Cutting-Edge Studies and Clinical Perspectives Part 1

A 5-expert panel delves into atopic dermatitis guidelines and recommendations and recent studies to make note of.

Understanding Buy and Bill for Medical Dermatology: A Win-Win

Dermatology Times' Spring Editor in Chief, Aaron Farberg, MD, discusses the business strategy known as buy and bill.

2 Years of Treatment With Dupilumab Led to Improvements In Symptoms of AD and Comorbid Anxiety, Depression

Following treatment, 17.5% and 13% of patients reported residual depressive and anxiety symptoms.

Insights Into Clear Health’s Low-Dose Microdose Accutane Protocol For Mild Acne

Aaron Farberg, MD, discusses the low-dose, affordable Accutane treatment and Clear Health’s mission to improve patient access to affordable acne therapies.

Derm-Biome and TransBIOtech Awarded $450,000 ARD Grant Funding for Inflammatory Disease and Skin Aging Research

The awarded grant will span a total of 3 years.

Topical Antibiotic Treatment Significantly Reduced Depigmentation in Mouse Model

Topical Bacitracin, Neosporin, and Vaseline were applied to mice over a 6-week period.

Prebiotic Skin Care’s Effectiveness in AD for SOC Patients

A prebiotic cleanser and moisturizer regimen not only significantly alleviated the severity of atopic dermatitis and xerosis, but also uncovered crucial differences in symptom experiences.

Social Media’s Influence on Consumers, TrenibotulinumtoxinE, and More From the SEASON Aesthetic Conference

Renata Block, MMS, PA-C, shares her favorite topics from the aesthetic conference held last month.

Unlocking Optimal AD Treatment: From Triggers to JAK Inhibitors

Leading dermatologists explore key benchmarks, emerging trends, personalized medicine approaches, and more in atopic dermatitis.

A Combination of Surgical and Non-Surgical Approaches May Prove Beneficial in Treatment of Facial Acne Scars

Authors of a recent review concluded that combining various therapies holds promise in the treatment of acne scarring.

VYNE Therapeutics Provides Updates on VYN201 for Nonsegmental Vitiligo and VYN202 for Inflammatory Diseases

VYNE expects to enroll the first patient with vitiligo in the phase 2b trial for VYN201 in the second quarter of 2024.

Black and Asian Patients With Apocrine Adenocarcinoma Demonstrate Significant Risk of Developing Secondary Primary Malignancies

Researchers explored the risk of SPM in patients of different races with the rare type of tumor of the skin.

Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Resources to Share With Your Patients

This Skin Cancer Awareness Month, we have compiled a list of resources for clinicians to share with their patients.

AnaptysBio Announces Positive Topline Results from Phase 3 Trial of Imsidolimab for GPP

Patients who responded to imsidolimab in GEMINI-1 and who moved into GEMINI-2 maintained clear or almost clear skin.

Inflammation May Play A Similar Role in Atopic Dermatitis, Psoriasis, And Major Depressive Disorder

A poster from the 2024 American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting delved into the relationship between MDD and various dermatologic conditions.

Substantial Disease Burden is Positively Correlated With a Greater Number of Atopic Dermatitis Lesion Locations

Patients with AD experienced significant impacts to disease severity, disease control, and quality of life regardless of lesion location count.

Climate-Related Factors Play A Role in The Incidence of Skin Cancer

Factors such as ultraviolet radiation, rising temperature, and air pollution may all play a role in the increasing incidence of skin cancers.

QUIZ RECAP: Melanoma Classification and Staging

Earlier this week, we shared our first Skin Cancer Awareness Month quiz. Review the answers and your responses below.

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