Skin Cancer | Tumor

Learning About Advanced Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

November 19th 2020, 4:00pm


In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Ezra Cohen and two patients with advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma about the disease, its treatments and their recommendations for others.

When Weighing Treatment Options for Cancer, It’s Important to Get More Than One Opinion

November 13th 2020, 7:00pm


“The concept that people have sometimes is that they put doctors on a pedestal, which is fine,” Bud Green said. And they somehow think that all doctors are kind of the same, and they're all as good. And I think that they need to see that different specialties look at things from a different perspective.

Keytruda Continues to Show Sustained Survival Improvement in High-Risk Skin Cancer

November 6th 2020, 10:00pm


Patients with resected, high-risk, stage 3 melanoma who were randomized to receive Keytruda (pembrolizumab) achieved a three-year recurrence-free survival rate of 63.7% compared to 44.1% in patients randomized to placebo.

5 Tips For A First Time Patient With Cancer

November 3rd 2020, 5:00pm


A two-time cancer survivor looks back at her cancer journey and offers 4 tips for a first-time patient with cancer.

Adherence to Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Reduce Deaths From Cancer

November 3rd 2020, 4:00pm


Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs may provide a mortality benefit in women with newly diagnosed colorectal cancer, breast cancer and melanoma, although more research is needed to confirm this potential association.

Sociodemographic Factors Suggest Barriers to Care for Patients with Metastatic Melanoma

September 16th 2020, 3:00pm


Recent immunotherapy approvals for patients with metastatic melanoma has widened the treatment landscape, but new research shows that patients associated with positive sociodemographic factors are more likely to receive immunotherapy.

5 Reports on Skin Cancer Patients May Have Missed

September 15th 2020, 3:00pm


CURE® compiled a roundup of five recent reports patients with skin cancer may have missed.

Speaking Out About the Future of Skin Cancer Treatment

September 3rd 2020, 3:00pm


In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Dr. Jeremy Brauer, on behalf of the Skin Cancer Foundation, about current treatment strategies and the future of the disease.

Friday Frontline: ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Judge Len Goodman Reveals Skin Cancer Surgery, Washington Football Team Coach Ron Rivera Says He Will Continue Coaching Despite Cancer Diagnosis and More

August 28th 2020, 3:00pm


From Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera announcing he has cancer but plans to continue coaching this season, to ”Dancing With the Stars” judge Len Goodman revealing he had surgery to remove skin cancer from his face, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Patients Appear Receptive to Use of Artificial Intelligence for Skin Cancer Screening

August 25th 2020, 3:00pm


“Through patients’ eyes, augmented intelligence may improve health care quality but should be implemented in a manner that preserves the integrity of the human physician-patient relationship,” the authors wrote.