Latest Actinic keratosis Stories

2009-10-23 08:00:00

BRISTOL, Tenn., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Driver Aric Almirola is lending his voice to a national public education program to raise awareness of actinic keratosis (AK) -- a potential early warning sign of skin cancer -- as well as the long-term consequences of sun damage over a lifetime.

2009-10-21 05:30:00

Second Consecutive Year DUSA Has Been Recognized WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(R)( )(Nasdaq: DUSA), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on dermatology, announced today that it has been named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 list.

2009-08-06 05:30:00

WILMINGTON, Mass., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq GM: DUSA) announces that its corporate highlights and second quarter financial results press release will be issued on Tuesday, August 11 at 6:30 a.m. to be followed by a conference call at 8:30 a.m.

2009-06-17 09:25:57

A relatively inexpensive cream made from a chemotherapy medication used to treat cancers of the colon, head and neck and pancreas significantly reduced age-related skin damage in 21 healthy volunteers.

2009-06-16 12:55:00

Researchers have found that a cream first introduced as a treatment for the early signs of skin cancer may also smooth wrinkles and rough spots, improve color and erase brown spots to reveal a more youthful appearance.

2009-06-03 08:05:00

Actinic keratoses are sun-damaged rough patches or lesions on the skin — often pink and scaly — that doctors have long believed can turn into a form of skin cancer known as squamous cell carcinoma.

2008-10-23 09:00:39

Dusa Pharmaceuticals, an integrated dermatology pharmaceutical company, has announced results from its Phase IIb clinical trial to compare the safety and efficacy of photodynamic therapy using the company's Blu-U brand light plus vehicle containing Levulan to that of photodynamic therapy using the Blu-U plus vehicle without Levulan in patients with moderate to severe facial acne vulgaris.

2008-10-21 13:10:00

Looking for youthful skin? Researchers announced on Monday that a process of using a topical solution made by the company DUSA Pharmaceuticals Inc and laser treatment encourages collagen production and helps revitalize skin that was damaged by the sun.

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