“Chemoprevention” with Nicotinamide- Valiant Efforts to Prevent Skin Cancer Development.
Our post will discuss a recent article was published in this week’s issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Keratinocyte carcinomas, including basal-cell carcinoma and
A Recent Publication on Acral and Nail Melanomas
The one liner: This recent publication discusses that tumor depth of 13mm has a poor prognosis (increased risk of lymph node or organ spread). The article discusses a study
What are High Risk Skin Cancers?
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, with more than 3.5 million cases diagnosed each year. While there are several types of skin cancer, some are con
Rhombic Flaps in Santa Monica, CA
My mentor, Dr. Richard Bennett loves to talk about the rhombic flap- especially since he invented a very useful variant. The rhombic double Z plasty, also known as Bennett’s
Perineurial Basal Cell Carcinoma
Perineurial basal cell carcinoma (PBCC) is a rare subtype of basal cell carcinoma (BCC), which is the most common type of skin cancer. PBCC is characterized by the involvement of t
Latest Medical Therapies for Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a type of skin cancer that affects the cells in the outer layer of the skin. It is one of the most common types of skin cancer and is typically cau
Melanoma Recurrence after Mohs surgery without Immunostaining.
This research article was recently published in this month’s issue of @DermSurg_ASDS. Briefly, this is a study from a group in New Jersey that looked at 224 cases of melanoma