Explore the latest in skin cancer, including prevention, diagnosis, and management of squamous and basal cell carcinoma and melanoma.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates whether microdosed incisional antibiotics reduce the rate of surgical site infections before skin cancer surgery.
This cohort study evaluates the feasibility and safety of diffusing alpha-emitter radiation therapy to treat recurrent or unresectable skin cancers.
This cohort study assesses whether increasing time to surgery is associated with sentinel lymph node status in patients with cutaneous melanoma stage T1b or higher.
This Patient Page discusses how to prevent sunburns by avoiding midday sun exposure, using sunscreen, and wearing protective clothing.
This cohort observational study at a single UK University cancer center compares the accuracy, prognostic value, and long-term outcomes of sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with head and neck melanoma with melanoma from the trunk and limb, focusing on the lymphatic drainage pattern.
This cohort study aims to determine how Merkel cell carcinoma presentation and outcomes differ across racial and ethnic groups.
This consensus statement provides consensus recommendations on optimal screening practices and prebiopsy diagnostic, postbiopsy diagnostic, and prognostic assessment of cutaneous melanoma.
This cohort study examines the association between habitual diet and response to treatment with immune checkpoint blockade among patients with advanced melanoma.
This cohort study investigates the anatomic location of keratinocyte carcinomas in the US using a large claims data set.
This prognostic study/decision analytical model investigated the use of methodologies that improve expected prognostic accuracy and thus cost-effectiveness in selecting patients with melanoma for sentinel lymph node biopsy.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the pros and cons of screening for skin cancer, as well as skin cancer risk-reduction practices.
This 2023 Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of visual skin examination by a clinician to screen for skin cancer in adolescents and adults (I statement).
This systematic review to support the 2023 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for skin cancer summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of screening for skin cancer in individuals 15 years or older.
A 74-year-old man with a history of multiple squamous cell carcinomas presents with a 5-mm bright pink, dome-shaped papule with overlying vessels at the crown of the scalp. What is your diagnosis?
This cohort study compares outcomes associated with wide- vs narrow-margin excisions in patients with T1a melanoma near critical structures.
This scoping review describes strategies to improve adherence to self-management practices in randomized clinical trials of people at high risk of melanoma.
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