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2011-05-15 00:02:30

Dermatopathologist Dr. George Hollenberg urgently encourages people to visit a dermatologist for yearly skin cancer exams. More than one million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year, outnumbering all other cancers combined.

2011-04-06 16:12:11

A new drug is effective in preventing new basal cell carcinomas in patients with an inherited predisposition to the disease.

2011-04-03 15:49:29

A new hedgehog pathway inhibitor demonstrated efficacy in preventing and treating basal cell cancer among patients with basal cell nevus syndrome, a rare inheritable disease.

2011-02-07 01:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DermTech International, Inc., a biotechnology company dedicated to bringing genomic medicine to dermatologists, today announced that the discovery data on its new genomic assay for melanoma have been published in the British Journal of Dermatology.

2011-02-04 08:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vascular birthmarks, which occur in nearly 10 percent of all infants at birth or within the first few weeks of life, can cause concern for parents particularly if they are large or in a cosmetically important area.

2010-10-19 13:56:57

Patients with basal cell nevus syndrome, which predisposes them to develop non-melanoma skin cancers, appear to be at increased risk for vitamin D deficiency if they take steps to protect themselves from sunlight.

2010-10-19 08:50:55

Patients with basal cell nevus syndrome, which predisposes them to develop non-melanoma skin cancers, appear to be at increased risk for vitamin D deficiency if they take steps to protect themselves from sunlight.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.