Picture quiz: Toenail presentations
The Nursing in Practice ‘picture quizzes’ aim to test your knowledge through photo presentations of symptoms. Work your way through them to understand the key clinical problems faced by patients, and how to correctly identify them. Press ‘start’ below to begin the quiz.  A 45-year-old woman is concerned about this black line that has appeared under her big toenail. Can you reassure her about the cause? Fungal nail infection Melanoma Subungual haematoma Ingrowing toenail A 23-year-old woman wants to know what you are going to do about her ‘manky toenail’ as it is summer and she feels she ...
Source: Nursing in Practice - November 23, 2023 Category: Nursing Authors: Mollie Fraser-Andrews Tags: Dermatology Quiz toenail Source Type: news

Occupational Exposure to Solar UVR Linked to Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2023 -- Occupational exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is associated with a substantial burden of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC), according to a study published in the November issue of Environment International.Frank... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 20, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

You could be at risk of toasted skin syndrome this winter - can be precursor to cancer
Experts warn to avoid toasted skin syndrome as it may contribute to getting skin cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘I’m a doctor - you should check your fingernails every two weeks’
The colour of your nails could be telling you there's something wrong with your health, from iron deficiency to skin cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

LE Lymphedema Associated With Greater Skin Cancer Risk LE Lymphedema Associated With Greater Skin Cancer Risk
In the retrospective study, patients with lower extremity lymphedema were at an almost twofold greater risk for skin cancer compared with matched controls.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 15, 2023 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Road to RSNA 2023: Ultrasound
Ultrasound's utility will be on full display at this year's RSNA annual meeting, showing its merit in a wide variety of clinical applications. Research to be presented at the annual meeting in Chicago will explore the modality's clinical applications in musculoskeletal, pediatric, abdominal, and women's imaging among other areas. This includes advancements in ultrasound in recent years, such as the use of contrast for improved imaging, elastography and color Doppler for assessing complex pathologies, and using imaging data in AI models. Studies will also evaluate ways to further improve the modality's capabilities by rea...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: Amerigo Allegretto Tags: 2023 2023 Ultrasound Preview Source Type: news

Elastography good for diagnosing skin pathologies
Wednesday, November 29 | 1:50 p.m.-2:00 p.m. | W6-SSPH10-3  | Room E353CResearchers in this session will describe how torsional wave elastography could be useful in diagnosing skin pathologies.In his presentation, Guillermo Rus, PhD, from the University of Granada will talk about how this ultrasonic method can noninvasively screen for and extract skin mechanical properties, using biomarkers.There is a lack of data on the elastic and viscous properties of the skin when pathological conditions such as skin cancer arise. The researchers noted that the collagen, elastin, and cell structures change due to the presence of the...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: Amerigo Allegretto Tags: 2023 Ultrasound Preview Source Type: news

High-frequency ultrasound proves efficacy of radiotherapy on skin cancer
Sunday, November 26 | 11:20 a.m.-11:30 a.m. | S2-SSRO01-6  | Room S402Here, attendees will learn about how ultrasound evaluation proves the safety and efficacy of radiotherapy for nonmelanoma skin cancer.In his presentation, Vittorio Patane, MD, from the University of Campania will present his team’s findings, which show that radiotherapy with high-frequency ultrasound imaging should be considered in treating high-risk nonmelanoma skin cancer.While surgery is the go-to method for removing these skin cancers, radiotherapy can serve as an alternative if surgery is not an option. However, there is debate on radiotherapy...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 14, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: Amerigo Allegretto Tags: 2023 Ultrasound Preview Source Type: news

Roche ’s subcutaneous injection of Tecentriq recommended by the EU’s CHMP for multiple cancer types
If approved, Tecentriq subcutaneous (SC) would be the first injectable PD-(L)1 cancer immunotherapy in the EU, cutting treatment time by approx. 80%1  The CHMP recommended Tecentriq SC for all indications of intravenous (IV) Tecentriq, including certain types of lung, liver, bladder and breast cancer2A majority of healthcare professionals surveyed in the IMscin001 study found that the SC formulation is easy to administer and could save time compared with IV1Basel, 14 November 2023 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the European Medicines Agency ’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (C...
Source: Roche Investor Update - November 14, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche ’s subcutaneous injection of Tecentriq recommended by the EU’s CHMP for multiple cancer types
If approved, Tecentriq subcutaneous (SC) would be the first injectable PD-(L)1 cancer immunotherapy in the EU, cutting treatment time by approx. 80%1  The CHMP recommended Tecentriq SC for all indications of intravenous (IV) Tecentriq, including certain types of lung, liver, bladder and breast cancer2A majority of healthcare professionals surveyed in the IMscin001 study found that the SC formulation is easy to administer and could save time compared with IV1Basel, 14 November 2023 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the European Medicines Agency ’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (C...
Source: Roche Media News - November 14, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dermatopathologists Make More Higher-Grade Dx of Lesions Dermatopathologists Make More Higher-Grade Dx of Lesions
The findings"could in part play a role in the rising incidence of early-stage melanoma with low risk of progression or patient morbidity, thereby contributing to increasing rates of overdiagnosis."MDedge News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 13, 2023 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Incipient Ulceration May Affect Prognosis in Primary Melanoma Incipient Ulceration May Affect Prognosis in Primary Melanoma
Assigning a lower-risk pathologic T stage to such melanomas may not be appropriate, the study authors conclude.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 9, 2023 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

UN Report Warns That Working in the Sun Causes Skin Cancers
THURSDAY, Nov. 9, 2023 (Healthday News) -- New data from two United Nations agencies shows that millions of workers toiling under the sun ' s glare is fueling skin cancer cases around the world.Nearly 1 in 3 deaths from non-melanoma skin cancer is... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 9, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic study suggests lower extremity lymphedema is a risk factor for multiple types of skin cancer
ROCHESTER, Minn. — New research from Mayo Clinic finds that patients with lymphedema —swelling of the limbs caused by the accumulation of protein-rich fluids of the immune system — had twice the risk of developing skin cancer than patients without lymphedema. Patients with lymphedema had a significantly higher frequency of developing basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas on the lower extremities, according to the retrospective study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The study contributes… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 9, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Benefits of Tebentafusp in Uveal Melanoma Last 3 Years Benefits of Tebentafusp in Uveal Melanoma Last 3 Years
A new analysis suggests that the treatment ' s benefits for overall survival endures for at least 36 months.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news