Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Cancer

Whites have longest survival in cutaneous melanoma

(HealthDay)—For patients with cutaneous melanoma, whites have the longest survival time, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Cancer

Mohs effective for melanoma in situ of trunk, extremities

(HealthDay)—Mohs micrographic surgery is efficacious for melanoma in situ (MIS) on the trunk and proximal extremities, with a margin of 9 mm needed to excise 97 percent of MIS, according to a study published in the November ...

Cancer

More than half of melanomas are self-detected

(HealthDay)—More than half of melanomas are self-detected, and more melanomas are self-detected by women than men, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Improved leg ulcer healing with hair follicle punch graft

(HealthDay)—For patients with venous leg ulcers, ulcer healing is significantly increased using hair follicle punch scalp grafts, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Academy ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

ATX-101 beneficial for submental fat reduction

(HealthDay)—ATX-101, an injectable form of deoxycholic acid, is beneficial for submental fat (SMF) reduction, according to a study published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Cancer

Many skin cancer patients still too likely to sunburn

A recent study by researchers at Johns Hopkins concludes that a substantial number of people with a history of the most frequent kind of nonmelanoma skin cancers still get sunburned at the same rate as those without previous ...

Cancer

Decrease in nevus biopsies with total body photography

(HealthDay)—Total body photography (TBP) is associated with a reduction in nevus biopsies, according to a study published in the July issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

High glycemic index/load diet linked to acne vulgaris

(HealthDay)—Patients with acne vulgaris have significantly higher glycemic index and glycemic load levels and significantly lower serum adiponectin levels, according to a study published in the July issue of the Journal ...

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