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A brief intervention delivered by dermatologists is associated with improvements in patients' sun protection behavior as well as their satisfaction with dermatologists' communication

Dermatologist Intervention Tied to Better Sun Protection

Short intervention associated with more sunscreen use, improved patient satisfaction
The 9-valent human papillomavirus vaccine could be a therapeutic option for patients with cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma when surgical management is not an option

HPV Vaccine Eliminates Advanced Skin Cancer in 97-Year-Old

Less than a year following the initial direct-to-tumor vaccine injection, all treated tumors disappeared
Hand-holding and squeezing a stress ball do not provide anxiety reduction among patients during excisional removal of non-melanoma skin cancer

Hand-Holding, Stress Ball Don’t Cut Anxiety in Skin CA Removal

No incremental anxiety reduction versus control in patients during excisional skin cancer surgery
The first blood test to detect melanoma skin cancer in its early stages has been created

Australian Researchers Develop First Blood Test for Melanoma

10 autoantibody biomarkers together display high sensitivity, specificity
There is moderately high interest in genetic testing for melanoma risk among the general population

Patient Interest Fairly High for Melanoma Genetic Risk Testing

Reduced interest seen in minority and less educated populations
There is an increased risk for skin cancer among U.S. active duty service members and veterans

Skin Cancer Risk Higher in Military Personnel

Increased sun exposure, lack of protection may be responsible for increased risk
Greater reproducibility and higher concordance are seen for melanoma staging with the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) classification of cancer staging

New Guidelines Increase Melanoma Staging Reproducibility

Greater reproducibility and higher concordance for melanoma staging with implementation of AJCC 8
Engaging in ultraviolet indoor tanning is associated with increased use of skin cancer examinations

Skin Cancer Examinations More Likely for Indoor Tanning Users

Indoor tanning bed users more likely to have done skin cancer self-exams, had professional exams
The diagnostic performance of a deep learning convolutional neural network seems better than that of dermatologists

Convolutional Neural Network Tops Clinicians for Melanoma ID

CNN receiver operating characteristic curve had higher specificity compared with dermatologists'
A facial morphing intervention may reduce skin cancer risk behaviors among young adults

Facial Morphing Program May Deter Young Adults From Tanning

At one-month follow-up, less frequent tanning reported for facial morphing participants