Increased cancer in military pilots and ground crew: Pentagon
But military aircrew and ground crew were less likely to die from cancer, compared with the U.S. population.
Melanoma screening: Consensus statement offers greater clarity
Overall, the panelists agreed that a risk-stratified approach is likely the most appropriate strategy for melanoma screening and follow-up and...
Dermatologic Implications of Sleep Deprivation in the US Military
In this article, we explore possible mechanisms by which sleep deprivation may affect the skin. We also review the potential impacts of sleep...
Pembrolizumab before and after melanoma surgery boosts outcomes
"It's not just what you give; it's when you give it," said lead author Sapna Patel, MD, in a press release.
Expert discusses pros, cons of molecular tests for melanoma
Next generation sequencing allows for the generation of millions of sequencing reads that are aligned to a standard human genome, and likely...
More than 97K new cutaneous melanoma diagnoses expected in 2023
More than 1.3 million people in the United States live with cutaneous melanoma, and the overall 5-year survival is 93.7%.
Dermoscopy, other modalities for improving melanoma diagnoses reviewed
The learning curve for dermoscopy is steep, he added, and whether the technique should be considered a first-line tool or as a supplement to other...
Oncologists may be too quick to refer patients to palliative care
Integrating palliative care into routine cancer care need not always require a specialty palliative care nurse.
Cancer clinics begin to accommodate patients demanding new cancer detection tests
Sales teams are making a big push for multicancer early detection tests.
Melanoma mortality rates fell in 2010s as new therapies took hold
Immunotherapy and targeted therapy appear to be paying dividends, new study finds.