actinic keratosis

Actinic Keratosis (Precancerous Skin Cancer) on The Dr. Bob Show (VIDEO)Dr. Meredith Overholt, Board Certified Dermatologist, shows several pictures of actinic keratosis and explains how this condition is treated. Video by The Dr. Bob Show on the DrBobShow1 YouTube channel.
PDT superior to cryotherapy for clearing actinic keratosesPhotodynamic therapy (PDT) provided a better chance of complete lesion clearance in the treatment of actinic keratoses (AKs) when compared to treatment with cyrotherapy, according to results of a recent study.
La Roche-Posay announces research award winnersLa Roche-Posay has announced the recipients of the ninth annual La Roche-Posay North American Foundation 2014 Research Awards, celebrating advances in clinical, biological and pharmacological research advances in the field of dermatology.
Update: Actinic Keratoses | Guidelines aim to standardize, advance actinic keratoses treatments
Update: Actinic Keratoses | Guidelines aim to standardize, advance actinic keratoses treatmentsDermatologists and other medical specialists around the world who treat patients with actinic keratoses (AKs or solar keratoses) will soon be able to refer to new evidence-based (S3) guidelines for management.
Rising skin cancer rate spurs drive for new therapies
Rising skin cancer rate spurs drive for new therapiesThe commercialization of ingenol mebutate (Picato, LEO Pharma) a medication that is currently approved in the United States and many other countries for the treatment of actinic keratosis, is an example of how enthusiasm and commitment can drive innovation, a LEO Pharma general manager says.
5 clinical pearls for treating facial actinic keratoses
5 clinical pearls for treating facial actinic keratosesAt the MauiDerm 2014 meeting, conference organizer George Martin, M.D., shared five clinical pearls for treating facial actinic keratosis (AK).
MauiDerm 2014 kicks off with therapeutic updates, industry advancesThe MauiDerm 2014 meeting kicked off Sunday with a Hawaiian blessing led by the conference's organizer, George Martin, M.D., Dermatology and Laser Center of Maui, Kihei, Hawaii.
Sandoz to offer generic SolarazeSandoz has announced the U.S. launch of an authorized generic version of PharmaDerm’s Solaraze Gel (diclofenac 3% gel), which generated $92 million in 2012.
Combination therapies evolve to address countless dermatologic conditionsDermatologists are using an evolving collection of combination therapies designed to address different aspects of disease, monotherapy limitations and failures, as well as enhance treatment.
Reformulated drugs for actinic keratosis address issues with field therapy
Reformulated drugs for actinic keratosis address issues with field therapyNew topical agents such as ingenol mebutate (Picato, Leo Pharma), reformulations of standing local treatments as well as combination therapies are not only proving to be very useful in the clearance of actinic keratosis (AK), but they also help address the common issues regarding field therapy.