Breakthroughs improving treatment for advanced melanoma
Treatment for advanced melanoma is changing rapidly. New drugs can temporarily shrink tumors. A type of treatment called immunotherapy is helping the patientís immune system fight the cancer.
Treatment for advanced melanoma continues to improve
Advanced melanoma treatments have promise for patients
Dermatologists share insight and tips
At the Academyís 2015 Annual Meeting, world-renowned experts in dermatology spoke about the latest advances in the treatment of skin, hair, and nails. They also shared insight theyíve gained from years of treating patients. Here are a few highlights, which include tips that dermatologists give their own patients.
Skin in the game: Dermatology issues among athletes
Tips to help you avoid being sidelined by common skin problems during workouts.
Evaluate before you exfoliate
Exfoliating can improve your skinís appearance and make treatments that you apply to your skin more effective; however, choosing an exfoliating treatment thatís right for your skin is essential.
Vitiligoís impact goes beyond skin
Vitiligo often affects oneís emotional health, and a recent study indicates that it may increase a personís risk of developing other diseases.
Poor blood flow could put you at risk for stasis dermatitis
If youíve been diagnosed with venous insufficiency (poor blood flow), it does not mean that youíll get stasis dermatitis. Watching for signs of stasis dermatitis is important though. Treatment and self-care can prevent the stasis dermatitis from becoming severe.