Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Assessing Cancer Risk Associated with Immunosuppressive Therapies 

Over the past few decades, the dermatologic care of inflammatory skin conditions has been transformed through the growing use of small molecules disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and targeted biologic therapies. However, alongside the tremendous benefits offered by these therapeutic agents are concerns regarding potential adverse effects, in particular associated risks of cancer development. The controversial […]

May: Skin Cancer Awareness Month

With over 5 million new cases of skin cancer diagnosed each year in the United States, skin cancer qualifies as not only one of the most common cancers—but also one of the most preventable. Statistics indicate that approximately 90% of nonmelanoma skin cancers, and 85% of melanoma cases, are associated with exposure to ultraviolet radiation […]

Meeting Highlights – Day 1: Thursday, March 1, 2018

The first day of the 2018 South Beach Symposium kicked off with two special programs in the morning: the Superficial Radiation Therapy and the Masters of Pediatric Dermatology Symposium. The late afternoon included sessions on the diagnosis, management and treatment of skin cancer as well as a special session on anti-aging for the dermatologist. Masters of […]