Biomed Opt Express
Quantification of PpIX concentration in basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma models using spatial frequency domain imaging.
Sunar U, Rohrbach DJ, Morgan J, Zeitouni N, Henderson BW
Department of Cell Stress Biology & PDT Center, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA.
5-aminolaevulinic acid photodynamic therapy (ALA-PDT) is an attractive treatment option for nonmelanoma skin tumors, especially for multiple lesions a...
J Skin Cancer
Role of stat3 in skin carcinogenesis: insights gained from relevant mouse models.
Macias E, Rao D, Digiovanni J
Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78723, USA.
Signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (Stat3) is a cytoplasmic protein that is activated in response to cytokines and growth factors and ...
Australas. J. Dermatol. 2013 Apr 10
Clinical and histopathological characteristics of extra-facial basal cell carcinoma: Analysis of 35 patients at the Chonbuk National University Hospital in Korea.
Roh SG, Park J, Song KH, Nam KH, Yun SK, Kim HU
Department of Plastic Surgery, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Jeonju, Korea.
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) primarily develops in the head and neck region, with 74-83 per cent of BCC occurring in this region. Unfortunately, most pu...
Australas. J. Dermatol. 2013 Apr 10
Malignant change in seborrhoeic keratoses in a region with high solar ultraviolet levels.
Gaffney DC, Muir JB, De'ambrosis B
Department of Dermatology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Regions with high solar UV levels and high skin cancer rates may experience a greater incidence of malignancy in association with seborrhoeic keratose...
Clin. Geriatr. Med.
Common skin cancers in older adults: approach to diagnosis and management.
Center for Dermatologic and Cosmetic Surgery, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, 969 North Mason Road, Suite 200, St Louis, MO 63141, USA. Electronic address: email@example.com.
Skin cancer is one of the most common malignancies to affect the elderly, and the incidence of cutaneous neoplasia is rising. The purpose of this arti...
Clin Interv Aging
Basal cell carcinomas in elderly patients treated by cryotherapy.
Chiriac A, Mihaila D, Foia L, Solovan C
Department of Dermatology, Nicolina Medical Center, Iasi, Romania.
Basal cell carcinoma is a malignant skin tumor with high incidence in our country, especially in rural areas, on sun-exposed skin (particularly on the...
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2013 Apr 6
Management of advanced non-melanoma skin cancers using helical tomotherapy.
Kramkimel N, Dendale R, Bolle S, Zefkili S, Fourquet A, Kirova YM
Department of Radiation Oncology, Curie Institute, Paris, France; Department of Dermatology, Cochin Hospital, Paris, France.
BACKGROUND: Helical tomotherapy (HT) is a relatively new method of radiotherapy, the main advantages of which are an increase of irradiation dose on t...
Int. J. Cancer 2013 Apr 1
Prospective study of genital human papillomaviruses and non-melanoma skin cancer.
Andersson K, Luostarinen T, Strand AS, Langseth H, Gislefoss RE, Forslund O, Pawlita M, Waterboer T, Dillner J
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Lund University, Skåne University hospital, Malmö, Sweden.
Genital high-risk Human Papillomaviruses (HPVs) cause cervical cancer and are also found in a small proportion of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC). We...
JAMA Dermatol 2013 Apr 3
Dermoscopic Evaluation of Nodular Melanoma.
Menzies SW, Moloney FJ, Byth K, Avramidis M, Argenziano G, Zalaudek I, Braun RP, Malvehy J, Puig S, Rabinovitz HS, Oliviero M, Cabo H, Bono R, Pizzichetta MA, Claeson M, Gaffney DC, Soyer HP, Stanganelli I, Scolyer RA, Guitera P, Kelly J, McCurdy O, Llambrich A, Marghoob AA, Zaballos P, Kirchesch HM, Piccolo D, Bowling J, Thomas L, Terstappen K, Tanaka M, Pellacani G, Pagnanelli G, Ghigliotti G, Ortega BC, Crafter G, Ortiz AM, Tromme I, Karaarslan IK, Ozdemir F, Tam A, Landi C, Norton P, Kaçar N, Rudnicka L, Slowinska M, Simionescu O, Di Stefani A, Coates E, Kreusch J
IMPORTANCE Nodular melanoma (NM) is a rapidly progressing potentially lethal skin tumor for which early diagnosis is critical. OBJECTIVE To determine ...
Eur J Histochem
Expression patterns of a2,3-Sialyltransferase I and a2,6-Sialyltransferase I in human cutaneous epithelial lesions.
Ferreira SA, Vasconcelos JL, Silva RC, Cavalcanti CL, Bezerra CL, Rêgo MJ, Beltrão EI
Skin tumors have become one of the most common cancers in the world and their carcinogenesis is frequently associated with altered glycosylation patte...