Monday, February 19, 2018
Skin Cancer Treatment

Skin Cancer Treatment

Actinic Keratosis – Treatment

Actinic keratosis is a common skin condition and one that has the potential to become skin cancer. This article focuses on the available treatments: Topical drug therapy, surgical or chemical treatments, and photodynamic therapy.

Basal Cell Carcinoma – Treatment

Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) is the most common skin cancer. This article focuses on the treatment options available, and the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Squamous Cell Carcinoma – Treatment

Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common skin cancer. This article focuses on the various available treatments for SCC.

Melanoma – Treatment

Melanoma is the rarest of the big 3 skin cancers, but it accounts for the majority of mortality. Discussion is focused on the treatment modalities for melanoma: Surgery, Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy, Biological Therapy.

LATEST: VOL 23-1, JAN 2018

New Treatments for Hereditary Angioedema

Recent advances in the treatment of hereditary angioedema, particularly in the last decade has been promising. This paper reviews the mechanisms, efficacy, and adverse reactions associated with these new treatment medications. 
Dietary Change as a Treatment Strategy for Skin Disease

Skin and Diet: An Update on the Role of Dietary Change as a Treatment...

An increasing body of research indicates that dietary change may serve as a component of therapy for certain skin conditions. This includes conditions such as acne, atopic dermatitis, aging skin, psoriasis, and rosacea. This article takes a high level overview of the role that diet may play in these conditions.

Update on Drugs and Drug News: January-February 2018

Update on drugs includes Onabotulinum-toxinA for injection (Botox® Cosmetic), Hyaluronic acid dermal filler (Restylane® Silk), Ustekinumab for SC injection (Stelara®), Golimumab for IV infusion (RSimponi Aria®), Herpes zoster vaccine (non-live recombinant, AS01B adjuvanted) suspension for IM injection (Shingrix), Brentuximab vedotin for IV infusion (Adcetris®)

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