pembrolizumab

Severe Oral Mucositis: A Rare Adverse Event of Pembrolizumab
Oral Mucositis
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Treatment of malignancy with anti-programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) immune checkpoint inhibitors can cause mucocutaneous side effects resulting from T cell activation. Due to their recent development, the full side effect profile remains to be fully elucidated, however dermatologic adverse events are most common. The main oral toxicities of these immune checkpoint inhibitors include: xerostomia, dysg …
Emerging Use of Immunotherapies for Resectable Melanoma
Melanoma Updates
by Saleh Rachidi, MD, PhD on
Melanoma remains the most common cause of death among skin cancers. Over the past decade, major leaps have been made in treating advanced melanoma, resulting in unprecedented improvement in survival. Nevertheless, a large room for improvement is still ahead. In his presentation Therapeutic Updates in Melanoma: IO for Earlier Stage Disease presented at the 2020 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Sur …
Therapeutic Updates in Melanoma
Melanoma Updates
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Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. David Miller, Instructor in Dermatology and Medicine at Harvard Medical School and member of the Department of Dermatology and the Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he is co-director of the Merkel cell carcinoma treatment program. Watch as he shares important …