pediatric melanoma

Changing moles in teens
Changing moles in teensMole count in adolescents predictor of melanoma. Sun exposure habits develop in teen years. Prevent melanoma through sun protection. Reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies.
FDA expands ipilimumab approval to pediatric melanomaThe US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the approval of ipilimumab (Yervoy) to include the treatment of pediatric melanoma patients 12 years and older with unresectable or metastatic disease.
Top 5 of 2016: Pediatric dermatologyThis year has seen many advancements in pediatric dermatologic care spanning inflammatory conditions to skin cancer as well as the nuances of these conditions in skin of color patients. These are the top 5 pediatric articles of 2016 from Dermatology Times.
Clinical acumen key for identifying pediatric melanomaExperts discuss diagnosis and management of pediatric melanoma, including the latest developments in genetic tools and indications for sentinel lymph node biopsy.
Screening labs, complacency, and the ABCDEs of pediatric melanomaIn part three of our discussion about pediatric dermatology, Kelly Cordoro, M.D., associate professor of dermatology and pediatrics at the University of California in San Francisco, discusses screening labs, avoiding complacency, and the ABCDEs of melanoma with Dermatology Times editorial advisor, Elaine Siegfried, M.D.
UV-induced mutations factor in pediatric melanomaClues about genetic alterations that underlie their disease.