Houston, TX – February 3, 2012 – Genentech announced that Erivedge ™ (vismodegib) capsule was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of adults with basal cell carcinoma (BCC, a type of skin cancer.) Erivedge™ was approved on January 30, 2012.
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New treatments have been approved for for both actinic keratoses and basal cell carcinoma. From Skin and Allergy News:
“The Food and Drug Administration approved two strengths of ingenol mebutate gel for the treatment of actinic keratoses Jan. 23.
The 0.015% formulation of ingenol mebutate gel (Picato) was
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is performed as an outpatient procedure using local anesthesia. On the day of surgery, you may eat and drink as you normally would. Upon arrival to the physician’s office, you will be brought into a surgery room, and the area with the cancer will be marked with a… Read More
is a specialized surgical procedure used to remove skin cancer. This technique offers a very successful cure for skin cancers. The surgeon, who is a dermatologist experienced and trained in both surgery and pathology, removes and examines each layer of the diseased skin with a microscope for the… Read More
You work hard to make sure you look as young as you feel.
With Clear + Brilliant ™ you have a new – and amazingly effective – addition to your beauty regimen. Clear + Brilliant is a gentle laser treatment clinically proven to fight the effects aging has on skin,… Read More
Thanks to dedicated physicians, fellows, research staff and residents, DermSurgery Associates continues to exemplify leadership in the field of Dermatology. A sample of recent publications includes:
Goldberg LH, Kaplan B, Vergilis-Kalner IJ, Landau JM. Liquid Nitrogen: Control in the Treatment of Actinic Keratosis. Dermatol Surg. 2010 Dec;36(12):1956-61. PMID: 21070460
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