STL Volume 15 Number 7

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Update on Drugs and Drug News

Update on Drugs and Drug News: July-August 2010

Update on drugs, approval dates, and comments. Belimumab (Benlysta®), Adapalene 0.1% gel, Antiseborrheic compound (K301/Kaprolac®) are covered.
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Chemotherapy-Induced Hair Loss

Chemotherapy-induced hair loss occurs with an estimated incidence of 65%. This article discusses hair loss, topical minoxidil, scalp cooling and chemotherapy induced hair loss.
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Systemic Retinoids: Chemoprevention of Skin Cancer in Transplant Recipients

Solid organ transplant recipients have an increased incidence of skin cancer, resulting in significant morbidity and mortality post-transplantation. This article studies systemic retinoids, and other chemopreventative agents for high risk patients.