Tag: cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
#VisualAbstract: Increased risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas among patients diagnosed wtih actinic keratosisTeddy Guo -
Click to read the study in JAMA Dermatology.
1. In these two identical, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials, tirbanibulin ointment was more effective than placebo in reducing the actinic keratosis. 2. Nearly half of the patients who had complete resolution of the lesion had a recurrence at one-year. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Actinic keratosis is a common pre-malignant...
#VisualAbstract: Incidence and prevalence of melanomas and keratinocyte carcinomas have increased from 1990 to 2017Teddy Guo -
Click to read the study in JAAD International.
#VisualAbstract: Total body skin examinations may aid in the detection of incidental skin cancers in patients with suspicious lesionsTeddy Guo -
Click to read the study in JAMA Network Open.
Quick Take: Association of Disease Recurrence With Survival Outcomes in Patients With Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck Treated With Multimodality TherapyDonna Leet -
Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (cSCC-HN) generally has a favorable prognosis, however, there is a subset of patients who experience a more aggressive clinical course. A previous study showed that patients with aggressive cSCC-HN and who are chronically immunosuppressed have a lower rate of progression-free...
Antiplatelet Therapy vs Anticoagulation Therapy in Cervical Artery Dissection: The Cervical Artery Dissection in Stroke Study (CADISS) Randomized Clinical Trial Final Results Cervical artery dissection is a common cause of ischemic stroke in young patients. Whether antiplatelet (AP) therapy or anticoagulation (AC) therapy is more effective at preventing recurrent stroke...