Updates and information about clinical trials in the field of skin cancer.

By EmilyD - October 31, 2017
Basal cell nevus syndrome is an inherited condition that affects the skin, nervous system, eyes, bones, endocrine glands and the urinary and reproductive systems. It is also known as nevoid basal cell... READ MORE

By Editorial Team - October 16, 2017
There are several terms that are commonly used when discussing clinical trials. Here are some that come up often:1 Adverse event: an undesirable experience associated with the use of a medical product... READ MORE

By EmilyD - October 11, 2017
Bowen’s disease was named for the doctor, John T. Bowen, who first described the skin disease in 1912. It is now also known as squamous cell carcinoma in situ, or SCC in... READ MORE

By NinaHU - October 9, 2017
If you know someone with rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis, chances are you’ve heard of biologics. These drugs are made from modified human proteins, and have been very useful in slowing or stopping... READ MORE

By EmilyD - October 3, 2017
Skin cancer is much more common in adults, but children and teens can be diagnosed with it. In adults, most skin cancers are non-melanoma (including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and... READ MORE

By EmilyD - September 19, 2017
Acral lentiginous melanoma – also called subungual melanoma, this type of cancer is found on non hair-bearing surfaces of the body, such as the palms of the hands, soles of the feet,... READ MORE

By EmilyD - August 28, 2017
Clark levels are a staging classification system that has been historically used in melanoma. The Clark level refers to the depth of involvement of the layers of the skin, or the vertical... READ MORE

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