Latest News - Skin Cancer

Thursday, April 27, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com

ASA Honors Researchers At Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology

Richard Edelson, MD Chair and Professor, Department of Dermatology, Yale School of Medicine, took home the David Martin Carter Mentor Award from the American Skin Association at the Annual M…

Read the full story

Thursday, April 27, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, DermTech

Non-Invasive Pigmented Lesion Assay Almost Doubles Biopsy Specificity

Dermatologists who incorporate Dermtech’s noninvasive pigmented lesion assay will biopsy fewer benign pigmented skin lesions and miss fewer melanomas, according to a new study in JAMA Derma…

Read the full story

Friday, March 24, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com

FDA Approves First Treatment for Rare Form of Skin Cancer

The FDA granted accelerated approval to Bavencio (avelumab) for the treatment of adults and pediatric patients 12 years and older with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), including those who have …

Read the full story

Thursday, March 16, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Academy of Dermatology

AAD Throws Some Shade At 26 Schools With 2017 Shade Structure Grants

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) awarded shade structure grants to 26 schools and non-profit organizations across the country. Since its launch in 2000, the AAD’s Shade Structure Gra…

Read the full story

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

New Biomarker May Help Guide Metastatic Melanoma Treatment Decisions

Measuring levels of Bim -- a protein made by cancer-fighting T cells -- via a simple blood draw can help doctors predict which metastatic melanoma patients would benefit from anti-PD-1 checkpoint bloc…

Read the full story

Monday, March 06, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com

Pierre Fabre and Hill Dermaceuticals Partner in Commercial Partnership for TOLAK for AKs

Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmetique and Hill Dermaceuticals, Inc. have entered into a strategic commercial partnership for TOLAK, a patented prescription dermatologic drug, indicated for the topical treatme…

Read the full story

Friday, March 03, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology

New Research Highlights Need for Greater Sun Safety Education

Taken together, two new studies provide a mixed bag of news on the effectiveness of public health measures and messages aimed at decreasing skin cancer risk and improving sun safety behaviors. One …

Read the full story

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Skin Diseases Remain Major Cause of Disability

Skin diseases are the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the Global Burden of Disease 2013 Study which appears online in JAMA Dermatology. For the study, researchers estimat…

Read the full story

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology

AAD Launches SkinSerious Campaign

The American Academy of Dermatology is launching a new campaign to raise awareness of the breadth of serious skin diseases as well as the critical role dermatologists play in an era of team-based heal…

Read the full story

Monday, February 27, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Sunburn Risk May Be Greatest in Skin of Color

Sunburn risk is greatest for young adults with melanin-rich skin, according to a study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Researchers found a surprising correlation b…

Read the full story

Thursday, February 23, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Beiersdorf

DermMentors™ 2017 Resident of Distinction Award Honors Five Dermatology Residents

As part of the dermMentors™ Resident of Distinction Award program, sponsored by Beiersdorf Inc., five dermatology residents attended the 16th Annual Caribbean Dermatology Symposium in Aruba, Net…

Read the full story

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates

Cloudy With a Chance of Wrinkles: Most Americans Fail to Protect Skin From Pollution

Most Americans don’t protect their skin from pollutants even though they are aware of the harm that pollution and other environmental stressors can cause to skin, according to a new survey by&nb…

Read the full story

Monday, February 20, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com

Suzanne Olbricht, MD, Named New Chief of Dermatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Suzanne Olbricht, MD, is the new Chief of Dermatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston. She will also serve as President of the American Academy of Dermatology in 2018. …

Read the full story

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

No Biopsy Required? Non-Invasive Skin Cancer Test May Offer Quick Diagnosis

A new non-invasive imaging technique may accurately detect skin cancer without surgical biopsy. Multiphoton microscopy of mitochondria accurately identified melanomas and basal cell carcinomas by d…

Read the full story

Monday, February 13, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Alastin

New From Alastin Skincare: HydraTint ProMineral Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 36

ALASTIN Skincare, Inc. is introducing HydraTint ProMineral Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 36. The lightweight matte formula is oil-free, absorbs quickly and has a tint. It also comprises an air pollu…

Read the full story
Load More