Highlights in Skincancer is a companion handbook published expressly for all the practitionners who are interested in skin cancers: medical oncologists and dermatologists but also residents, general practitionners, surgeons, plastic surgeons. The book is designed to teach new aspects of skincancers in the context of practical clinical settings. Each topic is an expert view of a specific skincancer field.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Radiation Oncology cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành y đề tài: The initial experience of electronic brachytherapy for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer...
But risk factors don’t tell us everything. Having a risk factor, or even several risk factors,
does not mean that you will get the disease. And some people who get the disease may have
few or no known risk factors. Even if a person with basal or squamous cell skin cancer has a
risk factor, it is often very hard to know how much that risk factor may have contributed to
The following are known risk factors for basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas. (These
factors don't necessarily apply to other forms of non-melanoma skin cancer, such as...
UNG THƯ DA (Skin cancer)
Hè vàng, Hè vàng. Mỗi năm Hè đến, nhìn nắng chói chang, chúng ta nhớ nhắc nhở nhau về ung thư da. Ung thư da xảy ra cho 1 trong 6 người ở Mỹ. Ung thư da có ba loại: nhiều nhất basal cell cancer, thứ đến squamous cell cancer, rồi đến melanoma. Tuy xảy ra ít hơn, song melanoma lại là loại ung thư da độc nhất, gây tử vong dữ nhất. Trong các loại ung thư ở Mỹ, ung thư da melanoma nhiều đứng hàng thứ 8, và là ung thư đang trên đà...
(BQ) Part 1 book "Personalized treatment options in dermatology" presents the following contents: Concept and scientific background of personalized medicine; melanoma - from tumor specific mutations to a new molecular taxonomy and innovative therapeutics; targeted and personalized therapy for nonmelanoma skin cancers; personalized treatment in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.
carriers have different shapes and sizes, and their biogenesis, modality of transport,
and delivery to the final destination are regulated by a multitude of very complex
molecular machineries, which include cytoskeletal elements, signaling complexes, and
lipid modifying enzymes to name a few. A concept that has clearly emerged in the last
decade is that each membrane pathway does not represent a close system, but is fully
integrated with all the other trafficking pathways.
The internet has provided the global audience instant information, broad connections to billions and a revolutionary form of
communication. However, for all of this seemingly effortless access to consumers, the internet has traditionally been a complex
problem for marketers. Numerous organizations either do not have or maintain an appropriate interactive / internet marketing plan.
More still simply include an isolated online component, typically a banner advertising campaign, in an overall marketing plan.
Le Trong Trai et al. (2001) argued that with an abundance of heavily degraded
land available for rehabilitation, forest management and other land uses, there is
considerable potential for cash earning activities in the buffer zone (for example
through economic crop plantations). This activity would also reduce the overall
pressure on the forest resources in the nature reserve. They also suggested that
current arrangements for forest development and management in the bare lands
are costly, create social tensions and seem to be unsustainable in the long run.
Our list of providers was determined from the HHSC’s list of providers who billed the
WHP in state fiscal year 2011. In each county, Planned Parenthood centers saw the largest
number of WHP patients, based on statistics for state fiscal year 2011, as shown in Table 4.
Planned Parenthood affiliates often operate multiple clinics or sites, particularly in the larger
urban areas. In this report, we use the term “affiliate” to refer to a Planned Parenthood
organization, which may have multiple clinics or sites. The WHP provider list is based on the
If some forms of independent production have worked closely
in unison with Hollywood, others have operated in areas in which
Hollywood has chosen not to tread, sometimes teaching valuable lessons
to the dominant institution. Necessity has often driven independent
operators to be the pioneers of American cinema, exploring new
avenues in their search for territories not already colonized by the
major studios. The early independents took cinema to parts of rural
America, including the gold camps of Alaska, that were not served by
the big companies.
Harrison's Internal Medicine Chapter 83. Cancer of the Skin
Melanoma Pigmented lesions are among the most common findings on skin examination. The challenge is to distinguish cutaneous melanomas, which may be lethal, from the remainder, which with rare exceptions are benign. Examples of malignant and benign pigmented lesions are shown in Fig. 83-1.
Atypical and malignant pigmented lesions. The most common melanoma is superficial spreading melanoma (not pictured). A.
The most important prognostic factor is the stage at the time of presentation. Fortunately, most melanomas are diagnosed in clinical stages I and II. The revised American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging system for melanoma is based on microscopic primary tumor depth (Breslow's thickness), presence of ulceration, evidence of nodal involvement, and presence of metastatic disease to internal sites (Table 83-3). Certain anatomic sites may affect the prognosis.
The entire cutaneous surface, including the scalp and mucous membranes, should be examined in each patient. Bright room illumination is important, and a 7x to 10x hand lens is helpful for evaluating variation in pigment pattern. A history of relevant risk factors should be elicited. Any suspicious lesions should be biopsied, evaluated by a specialist, or recorded by chart and/or photography for follow-up. Examination of the lymph nodes and palpation of the abdominal viscera are part of the staging examination for suspected melanoma.
A lifetime risk of melanoma development of 6% has been estimated. The risk is greatest before age 5 and next greatest between ages 5 and 10. Early detection of melanoma is difficult in these lesions because of the deep dermal or subcutaneous origin of primary melanoma and because of the large and varied surface of the nevus. Prophylactic excision early in life can be accomplished by staged removal with coverage by split-thickness skin grafts. Surgery cannot remove all at-risk nevus cells as some may penetrate into the muscles or central nervous system below the nevus. At present there are...
Treatment of Metastatic Disease
Melanoma can metastasize to any internal organ, the brain being a particularly common site. Metastatic melanoma is generally incurable, with survival in patients with visceral metastases generally
Buses and other fleet vehicles are the perfect avenue to introduce fuel cell power plants into the marketplace. Because the vehicles return to a central station each night, they can fill up with hydrogen without the need for an extended hydrogen infrastructure.
We are pleased with how our fuel cell power system has performed during revenue service in buses in California, Connecticut, and Belgium. Our customers have been impressed with the performance and fuel efficiency of the power plants, and passengers enjoy the comfortable, quiet, and odor-free ride of the bus.
Exchange involves the transfer of ownership -- goods for money or goods for goods. Most
exchange transactions are concluded with the payment of money, although some barter exchange
is practiced among countries having centrally controlled trading agencies.
Many people and agencies are engaged in the exchange of agricultural products. The courts
stand ready to enforce rules of fair dealing. Commercial banks provide credit for the shipment of
products and to finance processing and storage. The futures market is available to help in
spreading the market price risk.
There are four types of cutaneous melanoma (Table 83-2). In three of these—superficial spreading melanoma, lentigo maligna melanoma, and acral lentiginous melanoma—the lesion has a period of superficial (so-called radial) growth during which it increases in size but does not penetrate deeply. It is during this period that the melanoma is most capable of being cured by surgical excision. The fourth type—nodular melanoma—does not have a recognizable radial growth phase and usually presents as a deeply invasive lesion, capable of early metastasis.
Any pigmented cutaneous lesion that has changed in size or shape or has other features suggestive of malignant melanoma is a candidate for biopsy. The recommended technique is an excisional biopsy, as that facilitates pathologic assessment of the lesion, permits accurate measurement of thickness if the lesion is melanoma, and constitutes treatment if the lesion is benign.
Some programs train CHWs to provide care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS. Simple checklists
and guidelines help CHWs identify sexually transmitted infections, malnutrition, complications during pregnancy,
and early childhood illnesses, allowing them to counsel and refer the client to the proper facilities if necessary.
Pathfinder CHWs, with a few exceptions, work entirely as volunteers. The majority of them are women, selected
because of their respect in the community and their leadership abilities.