basal cell carcinoma (BCC)

Sonidegib Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
SonidegibBasal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common human cancer. When curative surgery and radiotherapy are contraindicated, systemic agents targeting the hedgehog signaling pathway are invaluable options for this subset of adult patients with locally advanced BCC (laBCC). Vismodegib and sonidegib are oral options with similar efficacy and side effect profiles. With the absence of head-to-head comparis …
Sonidegib
Best Clinical Practices in Treating Psoriasis Patients with Skin of Color
PsoriasisNext Steps in Derm, in partnership with Skin of Color Update, interviewed Dr. George Han, associate professor of dermatology at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. There’s a lot of nuance in diagnosing psoriasis in darker skin tones, according to Dr. Han. Learn three components to consider, and why you might want to introduce systemic therapies earlier in this …
Psoriasis
Mohs Micrographic Surgery in Skin of Color
Mohs Micrographic SurgeryAt the 2023 Skin of Color Update, Dr. David Ciocon, Director of Dermatologic Surgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS) and Procedural Dermatology at the Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, provided a comprehensive exploration of MMS in patients with skin of color, with a focus on defining keratinocyte carcinoma and shedding light on disparities within this patient popula …
Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Nonsurgical Treatment of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers
Non-melanoma skin cancerThere are many procedural treatments that we have worked on finessing in dermatology, but for some patients with non-melanoma skin cancer, nonsurgical treatments should be discussed. We had the opportunity to review the strengths and weaknesses of nonsurgical treatment approaches for non-melanoma skin cancer and review the indications and future implications of these treatments at ODAC 2023 with D …
Non-melanoma skin cancer
The Role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Detection, Screening, and Management of Cutaneous Malignancies
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Vishal A. Patel,  (fellowship trained Mohs micrographic surgeon who serves as Director of Cutaneous Oncology at the GW Cancer Center and Director of Dermatologic Surgery at the GW Department of Dermatology) about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can help clinicians. Watch as he discusses A …