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Monday, May 21, 2018

New Guidelines May Slightly Increase Reliability, Accuracy of Melanoma Diagnoses

New guidelines may slightly increase reliability and accuracy of melanoma diagnoses, a new study in JAMA Network Open shows. The American Joint Committee on Cancer recently updated its guidelines f…

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

ASDS: Skin Cancer Treatment Ranks as Most-Performed Procedure of 2017

The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) members performed nearly 12 million medically necessary and cosmetic procedures in 2017 -- over 10 percent more than 2016 and doubling since 2012…

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Greater Skin Cancer Risk Seen in U.S. Military Personnel

U.S. military personnel are more likely to develop skin cancer than the general population, according to a review of nine published studies in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JADD)…

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Teledermoscopy Speeds Time to Case Resolution. In Australia

Teledermatology for skin cancer referral and triage would add to the costs of care but would result in more rapid clinical resolution -- at least in Australia. Findings from a study, published in…

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Monday, May 14, 2018

And the Winner Is...Consumer Reports Releases Annual Sunscreen Ratings

Drumroll please… The annual Consumer Reports sunscreen ratings are in. Just one product, La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Melt-In Sunscreen Milk, came away with a perfect score of 100 in …

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Skin Cancer Foundation Hits the Road

The Skin Cancer Foundation kicks off the second year of its mobile education and screeing program called Destination: Healthy Skin. Starting Tuesday, May 15, in New York City, the tour will stop …

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Friday, May 04, 2018

Daily Aspirin Linked to Higher Melanoma Risk in Men

Men who take once-daily aspirin have nearly double the risk of melanoma compared to men who don’t, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. Women, however, do not have an increased risk in …

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Thursday, May 03, 2018

Tutublue Launches Men's Line of Sunsafe Activewear

Tutublue, the sun-protective activewear brand, is unveiling a line of men's rash guards and full suits for Summer 2018. Tutublue, designed by California actress and entrep…

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Thursday, May 03, 2018

DermTech Partners with Melanoma Research Foundation to Support Miles for Melanoma

DermTech, Inc. is partnering with the Melanoma Research Foundation in support of five Miles for Melanoma Runs/Walks held throughout the US, kicking off this month during Melanoma Awareness Month.…

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Thursday, May 03, 2018

AAD Launches Campaign to Support Skin Self Exams

In recognition of Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May and Melanoma Monday® on May 7, the American Academy of Dermatology is encouraging the public to be a “Skin Cancer Hero” by lea…

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Thursday, May 03, 2018

Sensus Appoints Rita Gable as VP of Sales, Oncology

 Sensus Healthcare, Inc. has appointed Rita Gable as Vice President of Sales -- Oncology. Ms. Gable, who will report to Joe Sardano, Sensus CEO, has 15 years of sales experience, spec…

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Tuesday, May 01, 2018

FDA Agrees to Priority Review of Cemiplimab for Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma

The FDA has accepted the Biologics License Application (BLA) for cemiplimab for the treatment of patients with metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC) or patients with locally advance…

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Tuesday, May 01, 2018

FDA Approves Tafinlar + Mekinist for Adjuvant Treatment of BRAF V600-Mutant Melanoma

The FDA has approved Novartis' Tafinlar (dabrafenib) in combination with Mekinist (trametinib) for the adjuvant treatment of patients with melanoma with BRAF V600E or V600K mutations, as detected …

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Parents Just Don't Understand Risks of Sun Exposure in Spring

Slightly more than 90 percent of parents underestimate the sun’s strength in spring and as a result, don’t adequately protect their children, according to a survey by parent magazine Kinde…

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Melanoma Reduces Alzheimer's Risk: Study

Individuals diagnosed with malignant melanoma may have a reduced risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. New findings, recently published online in Journal of the European Academy of Dermatol…

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