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Squamous cell carcinoma is a life-threatening type of skin cancer. Squamous cells are small, flat cells in the outer layer of skin. When these cells become cancerous, they typically develop into rounded skin tumors that can be flat or raised. Sometimes ...
Harvard Health Publications - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:50



Basal cell carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma, also called epithelioma, is the uncontrolled growth of the skin's basal cells. These are the cells that line the deepest layer of the epidermis, the skin's outermost layer. This type of cancer rarely spreads to other parts of the ...
Harvard Health Publications - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:50

Some patients with keratinocyte carcinoma may have lower risk for subsequent ...
Mary-Margaret Chren, MD, of the department of dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco, and colleagues evaluated data on 1,426 patients with biopsy-proven keratinocyte carcinomas, which include basal cell carcinoma and cutaneous ...
Healio - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:37



Increased risk of non-melanoma skin cancer with subsequent keratinocytes ...
Study Rundown: NMSC – basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) – place tremendous burden on the US healthcare system, as more than 3.5 million tumors are treated annually. It is well understood that patients with NMSC are at ...
2 Minute Medicine - Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:41

Sunitinib Active in Advanced Thymic Carcinoma
"Sunitinib has significantly more activity than other drugs tested in this disease and will likely become standard second-line treatment in thymic carcinoma," said senior author Giuseppe Giaccone, MD, PhD, professor of medical oncology and pharmacology ...
Medscape - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:30

Cystic Renal Cell Carcinoma
Background Cystic renal cell carcinoma (CRCC) is relatively rare; CRCC is frequently misdiagnosed as a benign renal cyst. CRCC carries an excellent prognosis following surgical treatment. The aim of our study was to summarize the management of CRCC ...
Medscape - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:15

Research and Markets: Global Renal Cell Carcinoma Epidemiology and Patient ...
Fort Mills Times - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 02:54

Amrubicin, carboplatin duo efficacious in thymic carcinoma, not invasive thymoma
Combination therapy with amrubicin and carboplatin is moderately effective in patients with advanced thymic carcinoma, a Japanese study finds, but invasive thymoma patients do not benefit from this regimen. Although platinum- and anthracycline-based ...
News-Medical.net - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:15

Subset of patients less likely to develop subsequent keratinocyte carcinoma
The risk for subsequent keratinocyte carcinoma was significantly lower in a subset of patients after their first lifetime tumor diagnosis compared with nonfirst lifetime tumor diagnosis, according to recent study results. Researchers included 1,426 ...
Healio - Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:00


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