melanoma

Patient Buzz Series: Sun Protection Trends
by Allison Sit on
In preparation for summer, this month’s patient buzz includes articles about sun protection trends. Is homemade sunscreen effective? What about powdered sunscreen? Can “well fashion” reduce a person’s skin cancer risk? Be ready for your patients’ odd-ball questions by checking out this listing of recent articles in the consumer press. Allure: Fillers for dark circles Allure: M …
Systemic Therapies for Melanoma: What Every Dermatologist Needs to Know
Melanoma
by Daniel Yanes, MD on
The world of melanoma is evolving, and dermatologists need to be equipped with the knowledge to help their patients navigate this landscape. Newer therapies for patients with more advanced stages of melanoma have not only drastically improved survival, but we as dermatologists must be prepared to recognize and treat the cutaneous side effects of these medications. This is a brief summary of common …
Journal Review Series: April-June 2018
Journal Review Series
by Ramya Kollipara, MD on
Derm In-Review Advisory Council Member, Dr. Ramya Kollipara, searched dermatology journals so that you don’t have to! She reports on important take-aways from different medical journals for the months of April, May, and June of 2018.  Find study tools and more like this at Derm In-Review. It is key to keep in mind that “important” is subjective and what is contained in this review is one …
Journal Review Series: January – March 2018
derm journals
by Ramya Kollipara, MD on
Derm In-Review Advisory Council Member, Dr. Ramya Kollipara, searched dermatology journals so that you don’t have to! She reports on important take-aways from different medical journals for the months of January, February, and March of 2018.  Find study tools and more like this at Derm In-Review. It is key to keep in mind that “important” is subjective and what is contained in this revie …
Practical Dermoscopy – Part 1
dermascopy
by Sima Jain, MD on
Introduction Dermoscopy, also known as epiluminescence microscopy, epiluminoscopy or skin surface microscopy, is a noninvasive technique for examination of skin by using a high quality magnifying lens and powerful lighting system to visualize the skin (Figure 1). Although dermoscopy was initially used for the study of mainly pigmented lesions, in the past several years its utility in non-pigmen …