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SRT Effectively Addresses NMSC, Keloids

Superficial radiation therapy (SRT) greatly reduces keloid recurrence rates and, for keratinocytic skin cancers, provides short-term cure rates similar to those in previous SRT research and of surgical options including Mohs surgery, Brian Berman, MD, PhD, told Dermatology Times®.Using ultrasound-based image guidance may improve nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) out- comes, added Berman, Professor Emeritus of […]

Single Fraction Radiotherapy For Small Superficial Carcinoma Of The Skin

Chan S, Dhadda AS, Swindell R. Single fraction radiotherapy for small superficial carcinoma of the skin.ClinOncol (R CollRadiol). 2007 May;19(4):256-9. Epub 2007 Mar 26. Department of Clinical Oncology, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK. [email protected] AIMS: To define the optimal dose and maximum tumour size of basal and squamous cell carcinoma […]

Non-Surgical Treatments Of Primary, Non-Melanoma Eyelid Malignancies: A Review

Murchison AP, Walrath JD, Washington CV. Non-surgical treatments of primary, non-melanoma eyelid malignancies: a review. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2011 Jan;39(1):65-83; quiz 92-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9071.2010.02422.x. Epub 2011 Jan 31. Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery Service, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA. [email protected] The diagnosis and management of periocular cutaneous malignancies are essential components of an ophthalmologist’s […]

Palliative Radiotherapy For Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

Barnes EA, Breen D, Culleton S, Zhang L, Kamra J, Tsao M, Balogh J. Palliative radiotherapy for non-melanoma skin cancer. ClinOncol (R CollRadiol). 2010 Dec;22(10):844-9. Epub 2010 Aug 15. Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. [email protected] AIMS: The primary objective of this study was to assess the rate of tumor response to the […]

Radiation Therapy For Bowen’s Disease Of The Skin

Lauren A. Lukas VanderSpek M.D, Gregory R. Pond M.Sc., Woodrow Wells M.D., F.R.C.P.C. and Richard W. Tsang M.D., F.R.C.P.C Int J RadiatOncolBiol Phys. 2005 Oct 1;63(2):505-10. Department of Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. [email protected] Presented in poster form at the Annual Meeting of the American Society […]

Superficial X-ray in the Treatment of Basal and Squamous Cell Carcinomas

Dermatology Association of Tallahassee Armand B. Cognetta, MD Brett M. Howard, BA Henry P. Heaton, BA Earl R. Stoddard, MD Hyokyoung Grace Hong, PhD W. Harris Green, MD Background: Effective nonsurgical modalities are limited in the treatment of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Objective: We sought to evaluate the efficacy and […]