Stratification of melanoma into groups based on calculated tumor area improves prognostic value over stratification using the category based on Breslow thickness.
Patients with multiple primary melanomas have worse overall survival than those with a single primary melanoma.
Efforts to integrate new digital technologies to increase regular and thorough skin self-examination for patients with melanoma are warranted, provided sufficient technical support is provided.
A comparison of AEDs finds that while most were not associated with skin cancer, carbamazepine and lamotrigine were associated with squamous cell carcinoma.
The combination of ipilimumab and nivolumab resulted in a higher rate of objective remissions compared with ipilimumab alone.
For patients who recur on anti–PD-1, they should be considered resistant to anti–PD-1 and must change to a different type of medication, said Dr Owen.
New data revealed an association between low baseline IL-6 level and improved survival in patients across all 3 arms of CheckMate 067.
Investigators sought to determine whether the presence of single nucleotide polymorphisms is a risk factor for non-melanoma skin cancer.
Sexual-minority cancer survivors have worse access to care and higher odds of poor quality of life.
Investigators examined the efficacy, tolerability, and safety of conventional methyl aminolevulinic acid photodynamic therapy and half-time conventional red light illumination in patients with multiple actinic keratosis.