FDA Updates Hydrochlorothiazide Label for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer FDA Updates Hydrochlorothiazide Label for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
Hydrochlorothiazide is associated with an increased risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer, according to updates to the medication's label.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - August 24, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Innovative smartphone-camera adaptation images melanoma and non-melanoma
(SPIE--International Society for Optics and Photonics) An article published in the Journal of Biomedical Optics (JBO), " Point-of-care, multispectral, smartphone-based dermascopes for dermal lesion screening and erythema monitoring, " shows that standard smartphone technology can be adapted to image skin lesions, providing a low-cost, accessible medical diagnostic tool for skin cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Approves IMBRUVICA ® (ibrutinib) Plus Rituximab for the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
HORSHAM, Pa., April 21, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) in combination with rituximab for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) who are new to therapy. The approval is based on positive results from the landmark Phase 3 E1912 study that was designed and conducted by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) and sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health. Today’s mi...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Blood Mercury Levels Linked to Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
Increased blood total mercury levels, methylmercury levels linked to increased odds of NMSC (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 5, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Blood Mercury Levels Linked to Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2020 -- Blood mercury (Hg) levels are associated with nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC), according to a study published online Feb. 5 in the British Journal of Dermatology. J. Rhee, from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Do elevated mercury levels in the blood increase skin cancer risk?
(Wiley) Higher levels of mercury in the blood were linked with a higher prevalence of non-melanoma skin cancer, the most common human malignancy, in a study published in the British Journal of Dermatology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 5, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

UArizona receives $6.9m grant to study prevention of non-melanoma skin cancer
(University of Arizona Health Sciences) Skin cancer is the most common malignancy worldwide, and one in three new cancers diagnosed is a form of skin cancer. In response, a team of researchers at the University of Arizona Cancer Center is developing new strategies to prevent and reduce the risk of squamous cell carcinoma, the second most-common form of non-melanoma skin cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 5, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

2012 to 2014 Saw 41,185 U.S. Patients With Skin Malignancy
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 -- From 2012 to 2014, 41,185 patients with a diagnosis of skin malignancy of the head and neck region were identified, mostly with a diagnosis of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC), according to a study recently published in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

RSNA: Brachytherapy Treats Skin Cancer in Elderly Patients
Brachytherapy alternative to Mohs surgery in early - stage nonmelanoma skin cancers of head, neck (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Radiology, Geriatrics, Conference News, Source Type: news

RSNA: Brachytherapy Treats Skin Cancer in Elderly Patients
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2019 -- Excellent local control and cosmetic outcomes are observed in elderly patients receiving high dose-rate brachytherapy (HDRBT) for early-stage nonmelanoma skin cancer of the head and neck region, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mesothelioma Death from 9/11 Signals Start of Things to Come
Malignant mesothelioma has become the latest deadly cancer linked directly to the rescue, recovery and cleanup efforts following the 9/11 terrorist attack on New York City in 2001. The long-running threat has come to fruition. Eighteen years after Manhattan was engulfed in the asbestos-laced, toxic cloud of dust — caused primarily by the World Trade Center destruction — the first death from pleural mesothelioma attributed to 9/11 has been recorded. Nick Ursta, 52, from the southwestern part of Pennsylvania, died after a year-long battle with the rare cancer. Ursta, a construction worker and fireman by trade, w...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - November 14, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Sensus' revenues slip in Q3
Lower sales of its robotic intraoperative radiation therapy system adversely...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Sensus scores Premier contract for brachytherapy Sensus inks R&D pact with UPenn Sensus touts research for nonmelanoma skin cancer FDA clears Sensus Healthcare's IORT system Sensus names new VP of clinical development (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Outcomes Across Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Treatments Similar
Brachytherapy and Mohs micrographic surgery show better cosmetic results (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 23, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Outcomes Across Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Treatments Similar
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23, 2019 -- Outcomes for nonmelanoma skin cancers are similar at one year, regardless of treatment type, although cosmetic results vary, according to a review published in the Oct. 15 issue of Cancer. Charles T. Lee, Pharm.D., M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why Are Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers Untreated in the Elderly
Why are geriatric patients less likely to get treated for their non-melanoma skin cancers? Researchers investigate and report.   (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - October 20, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leanne Marcello, MS Source Type: news

Risk of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Following Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Voriconazole-Associated Risk
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 5, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Incidence of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Tallies Biggest Change From 2016 to 2017
The Global Burden of Disease 2017 study found non-melanoma skin cancer to be the biggest increase in incidence worldwide. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 27, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Erin Kayata Source Type: news

Voriconazole and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer after Allogeneic HSCT: Results of a Prospective Dedicated Follow-up Program in 302 Patients
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 22, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Machine learning method may predict skin cancer, study says
A new non-imaging method has shown accuracy in spotting skin cancer. This machine learning technique can predict the development of non-melanoma with 89 percent sensitivity (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump Signs 9/11 Victims Fund Extension
President Donald Trump on Monday signed legislation that will extend the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund until 2092. During the signing ceremony at the White House, Trump was surrounding by first responders, survivors and family members of several who died in the 2001 terrorist attack on the United States. The U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S Senate voted overwhelmingly last week to approve the legislation that will provide a lifetime of assistance for victims and their families. The extension will allow the fund, first established in 2001, to pay for past and future medical claims of those effected by the...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - July 29, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Senate Passes 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Extension
The U.S. Senate followed the House of Representatives on Tuesday and passed legislation that will extend the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund until 2092. The legislation will fund all current and future medical claims of those effected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, and United Flight 93, which crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The extension of funding will benefit victims who may develop mesothelioma linked to the more than 400 tons of asbestos that covered the 16-acre disaster zone after the twin towers fell. According to World Trade Center R...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - July 23, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

9/11 Victims Fund Passes Senate
The Senate gallery erupted in applause from politicians and first responders on Tuesday after a 97-2 vote to extend the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund until 2092. The reauthorization will fund all current and future medical claims of those effected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, and United Flight 93, which crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The extension will allow victims and their families to file claims through 2090, but they will be paid out through 2092. The extension of funding will benefit victims who may develop mesothelioma linked to ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - July 23, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Sensus scores Premier contract for brachytherapy
Superficial radiation therapy provider Sensus Healthcare has signed a group...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Sensus inks R&D pact with UPenn Sensus touts research for nonmelanoma skin cancer FDA clears Sensus Healthcare's IORT system Sensus names new VP of clinical development Sensus appoints new sales VP for oncology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 8, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Review Touts Benefits of Immunotherapy for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers
The authors discuss the potential use and limitations of immunotherapy among patients with squamous cell cancer, basal cell carcinoma, and other skin cancers. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 3, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Source Type: news

Sensus inks R&D pact with UPenn
Superficial radiation therapy provider Sensus Healthcare has signed an R&D...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Sensus touts research for nonmelanoma skin cancer FDA clears Sensus Healthcare's IORT system Sensus names new VP of clinical development Sensus appoints new sales VP for oncology Sensus sells 100th system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 24, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Potential Role of the HPV Vaccine in Preventing Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers
The association between the presence of several viruses and non-melanoma skin cancer was investigated in a recent study. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - April 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Source Type: news

No Elevated Cancer Risk for RA Patients With Tocilizumab (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Combined risk for new cancers except non-melanoma skin cancer with IL-6r inhibitor not significantly different than with TNF inhibitors (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - March 20, 2019 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Skin cancer signs: Seven symptoms of the potentially deadly disease revealed by a doctor
SKIN cancer is caused by ultraviolet light damaging the DNA in skin cells. What ’s commonly not known is there are two types of skin cancer - melanoma skin cancer and non-melanoma skin cancer. A doctor has revealed seven symptoms to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evidence on Nicotinamide for High-Risk Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers
A review published in  Experimental Dermatology examined the safety and efficacy of nicotinamide in reducing non-melanoma skin cancers. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - March 12, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Source Type: news

Trends in the Management of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers
A recent review article highlighted developments in the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancers, from new chemoprevention agents to telemedicine. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - February 15, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Source Type: news

Is Indoor Tanning Linked to Melanoma and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers?
A new meta-analysis offers compelling evidence on the causal relationship between indoor tanning and skin cancer risk. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - February 14, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Source Type: news

A form of vitamin B3 significantly reduces the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer
(Natural News) Your body needs regular exposure to the sun in order to synthesize vitamin D. However, you can sometimes have too much of a good thing. Overexposure to sunlight is one of the many health risks that can lead to skin cancer. If you live in a tropical area or any location that allows... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers ID Common Terminology to Describe Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers
The findings of a systematic review may help standardize reflectance confocal microscopy terminology, which is used to describe non-melanocytic lesions. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - January 17, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Source Type: news

Hope for New Apoptotic Regulatory Pathway in Treating Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers
Researchers studied whether the mechanistic target of mTORC2 directs UVB –induced apoptosis by regulating the expression of NOXA downstream of FOXO3a. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - January 15, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Source Type: news

Skin Cancer | Medscape Skin Cancer | Medscape
Nonmelanoma skin cancer primarily comprises basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Other, rarer types of nonmelanoma skin cancer include dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, Merkel cell carcinoma, and Kaposi's sarcoma. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

TNM Staging 8th Edition and Its Implications for Skin Cancer TNM Staging 8th Edition and Its Implications for Skin Cancer
This article summarizes important changes in the 8th edition of TNM that impact the staging, risk stratification, and management of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

MHRA Drug Safety Update: Hydrochlorothiazide: risk of non-melanoma skin cancer particularly in long-term use
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a drug safety update: Hydrochlorothiazide: risk of non-melanoma skin cancer, particularly in long-term use... (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - November 15, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

9/11 Cancer Deaths Continue to Rise
John Feal believes more people will die from illnesses related to 9/11 than from the terrorist attack at the World Trade Center. He should know. He’s a first responder who witnesses it every day. And he is not alone in his belief. Feal, a longtime advocate for Sept. 11 survivors and those dying from diseases related to the terrorist attacks, will again host the annual naming ceremony at the 9/11 Responders Remembered Park in Smithtown, Long Island. Each year he reads the names of those who have died within the past year. And each year, the list is longer than the last. On the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attack...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - September 10, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Skin cancer symptoms: Signs of melanoma and non-melanoma - are you at risk?
SKIN cancer symptoms are most commonly associated with moles on the skin. But this is only a sign of melanoma - non-melanoma skin cancer has a very different appearance. Are you at risk of either type? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skin cancer symptoms: Signs of the cancer revaled in one picture
SKIN cancer symptoms are triggered when skin cells start to divide uncontrollably. There are two main types of skin cancer, called melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. Watch out for this major warning sign of skin cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skin cancer symptoms: Major signs of skin cancer revealed in one picture
SKIN cancer symptoms are triggered when skin cells start to divide uncontrollably. There are two main types of skin cancer, called melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. Watch out for this major warning sign of skin cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skin cancer symptoms: Do I have this cancer? Major sign of melanoma skin cancer revealed
SKIN cancer symptoms are triggered when skin cells start to divide uncontrollably. There are two main types of skin cancer, called melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. Watch out for this major warning sign of skin cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skin cancer symptoms: Do I have the cancer? The BIGGEST SIGN of melanoma skin cancer
SKIN cancer symptoms are triggered when skin cells start to divide uncontrollably. There are two main types of skin cancer, called melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. Watch out for this major warning sign of skin cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stress Ball or Hand-holding During Skin Cancer Surgery Stress Ball or Hand-holding During Skin Cancer Surgery
For nonmelanoma skin cancer patients, extra stress-relieving measures did not reduce anxiety better than usual care for excisional surgery under local anesthesia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Hand-Holding, Stress Ball Don't Cut Anxiety in Skin CA Removal
THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 -- Hand-holding and squeezing a stress ball do not provide anxiety reduction among patients during excisional removal of non-melanoma skin cancer, according to a study published online July 18 in JAMA Dermatology. Arianna F.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Skin cancer symptoms: This lump could be a sign of the cancer
SKIN cancer symptoms are produced by damage to cells, causing them to divide uncontrollably. There are two types of skin cancer, non-melanoma and melanoma. Watch out for these spot changes, which could indicate non-melanoma skin cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news