Skin Cancer News
Burden varies across states, with highest burden seen in Hawaii.
Gay, bisexual men have increased odds of skin cancer; OR significantly higher for gender-nonconforming adults.
SkinVision had sensitivity of 80 percent, but accuracy poor versus expert recommendation.
One or more CTCs independently linked to melanoma relapse at six and 54 months.
Researchers aimed to identify clinicopathologic characteristics of patients with stage III melanoma who would benefit from regular CNS imaging.
Increased blood total mercury levels, methylmercury levels linked to increased odds of NMSC.
ASCO outlined advances in oncology that were the most clinically meaningful or had the biggest scientific impact from October 2018 through September 2019.
Of those surveyed in rural communities, 43 percent intended to perform self-exam but did not follow through.
Short-term, long-term patient satisfaction high with Mohs micrographic surgery for melanoma in situ.
A survey found that dermatologists have more confidence in diagnosing, managing, and their personal knowledge of permanent chemotherapy-induced alopecia compared with clinicians who practice in oncology or primary care/internal medicine.
Risk of death inversely proportionate to volume of patients with advanced-stage malignant melanoma treated at a facility.
Diagnosis and management of EF in the setting of cancer immunotherapy requires close collaboration between patient’s oncologist, dermatologist, and rheumatologist.
Greater increase seen for distant-stage and regional-stage SCCA than for localized-stage SSCA.
Researchers investigated the use of artificial intelligence to evaluate skin lesions suspicious for melanoma in camera-based images as a potential decision-support tool.
For individuals with obesity, risk for skin cancer and melanoma significantly reduced with bariatric surgery.
In study, none of the second opinion strategies eliminated diagnostic misclassification.
Risk for head, neck melanoma higher for male sex, older age, non-Hispanic white ethnicity
This study sought to determine gender differences regarding melanoma survivors’ perceptions of partner support and comfort in performing skin self-examinations.
Dose-response association found between indoor tanning and SCC risk among women.
The precision of the targeted methylation sequencing assay for localizing the cancer tissue of origin was reported to be 89%.