BCC

The Many Faces of Basal Cell Carcinomas (BCCs)
Basal Cell Carcinomas
by Olabola Awosika, MD, MS, FAAD on
Our new series, “The Many Faces of”, showcases side-by-side images of some of the most commonly seen dermatology conditions in an array of skin tones and briefly highlight nuances in clinical presentation.  All images featured in the series are part of The Full Spectrum of Dermatology: A Diverse and Inclusive Atlas, a resource developed by co-editors Misty Eleryan, MD, MS, and Adam Friedman, …
JDD Issue Highlights | May 2022
Mohs
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The May 2022 issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on skin cancer and features other topics such as fungal infections, updates on new topical advances, and Mohs micrographic surgery. We share this month’s issue highlights straight from the JDD Editor’s desk: Insights in Skin of Color Patients With Atopic Dermatitis and the Role of Skincare in Improving Outcomes concludes …
How to Help Skin Cancer Patients Understand Mohs Surgery | The Experts Weigh In
Mohs surgery
by Allison Sit on
Explaining Mohs micrographic surgery to patients can be a challenge for Mohs surgeons and their staff. Yet patients may have an incomplete understanding of the surgery if they look to Internet videos – rather than to their Mohs surgeon – for answers to their Mohs questions. Most patient-oriented video resources do not comprehensively explain Mohs, according to the authors of a letter to the …
The Role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Detection, Screening, and Management of Cutaneous Malignancies
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
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 …
Suncare Sundays: Suncare is Important for Every Skin Tone
Suncare for every skin tone
by NeutrogenaMD on
Suncare is important for every skin tone. The risk of sunburn and skin cancer correlate with skin type – not ethnicity.1 Ethnicity does not confer skin type. Our population is changing rapidly, and within the next few decades minority populations will become the majority.1,2 African Americans, Asians, Hispanics, Middle Easterners, Asian Pacific Islanders, Native Americans, or individuals …