Country-specific norms have been established for the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) questionnaire to measure the self-reported quality of life of cancer patients.
Cancer survivors carry greater financial burdens related to medical debt payments and bills versus patients without a cancer history, and younger survivors face the greatest hardships.
Immunosuppression was associated with a 9.6-fold greater likelihood of a postoperative complication.
In patients with actinic keratosis, no significant differences in the short- or long-term risk for site-specific keratinocyte carcinomas were observed with 5-FU plus imiquimod treatment.
U.S. states with more physicians and a larger percentage of non-Hispanic whites have worse melanoma survival.
Identifying Best Candidates for Bexarotene Therapy in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma: Role of APOA5, APOC3 GenotypesJanuary 23, 2019
Screening for APOA5 and APOC3 polymorphisms may help physicians who treat patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma identify the best candidates for bexarotene treatment.
Early treatment of both visible AK lesions and nonvisible sun-damaged skin can eliminate the potential for malignant transformation and decrease the burden of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.
Cancer patients have an increased suicide risk, which is predominant among men and white patients.
The costs of having two noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) is generally superadditive.
The overall cancer death rate decreased continuously by 27 percent from 1991 to 2016.
Undergoing health care screening practices is associated with an increased likelihood of being diagnosed with skin cancer.
The Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval to Keytruda (pembrolizumab; Merck) for the treatment of patients with recurrent locally advanced or metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma.
A millimeter-scale, wireless, battery-free, miniaturized dosimeter can monitor ultraviolet radiation exposure and appears to work well in different settings.
Current treatment guidelines do not adequately cover what kind of surveillance and treatment should apply to patients with melanoma after a negative sentinel node biopsy.
Melanoma costs have increased as a result of the introduction of ipilimumab.
Investigators observed benefits from ablative laser-assisted photodynamic therapy in patients with difficult-to-treat actinic keratoses, such as hyperkeratotic lesions, acral lesions, or actinic keratosisin organ transplant recipients.
Stage at diagnosis is an independent risk factor for survival from mucosal melanoma, but tumor thickness and race/ethnicity are not, according to a new study.
Seborrheic keratoses (SKs) clearance with a topical solution of 40% hydrogen peroxide was highest among SKs on the face and lowest among SKs on the extremities.
Gender, age, and Breslow thickness are significant predictors for sentinel lymph node biopsy positivity in thin melanoma.
Observation of moderately dysplastic nevi excisionally biopsied with positive histologic margins may be an effective management option.
The investigators reported the rates of poor outcomes in patients with hrSCC treated with MMS alone, and explored specific clinical factors that may be more predictive of these outcomes.
There is an urgent need for coordinated, comprehensive, personalized care for cancer survivors and caregivers.
In addition to fear of pain and suffering, Americans worry about cancer-related expenses.
Second- and third-generation Latino immigrants have an increased risk for cancer mortality compared with first-generation Mexico-born immigrants.
Data showed fluctuations in Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System claims prices, allowable charges for actinic keratosis destruction, and Medicare payments for these charges.
Older age at the diagnosis of mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome is not predictive of worse disease-specific outcomes.
Researchers examine nevus development in children age 3 to 17 years to analyze acquisition patterns for total nevus counts and counts on body sites exposed to ultraviolet light.
Overall, cancer survival among adolescents and young adults has consistently exceeded that of other age groups except during the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
To investigate the link between organic food consumption and cancer risk, study authors conducted a population-based prospective cohort study among French adults.
The systematic literature review and meta-analysis were conducted to clarify the association between voriconazole use and SCC risk.
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