Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 06 June 2017

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FDA grants accelerated approval for Bavencio (avelumab)to treat Merkel cell carcinoma .-Merck KgAA + Pfizer

Merck and Pfizer Inc. announced that the FDA has approved Bavencio (avelumab) Injection 20 mg/mL, for intravenous use, for the...

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Sun Pharma acquires Odomzo (sonidegib) an approved treatment for basal cell carcinoma from Novartis.

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and its subsidiaries or associate companies announced its plans to acquire a branded oncology product, Odomzo...

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Learning Zones

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Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Invitation to watch the online broadcast of the BeCOn OWN event 'Shifting paradigms in BTcP management' on June 16 2017.

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IL-17A in Psoriasis

Experts discuss new targeted therapies for psoriasis at the European Association of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress.

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Guidelines

Management of primary cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

This evidence based guideline for management of primary cutaneous SCC will: - help practitioners to more reliably identify the high-risk...

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British Association of Dermatologists’ guidelines for the management of squamous cell carcinoma in situ (Bowen’s disease) 2014

The overall objective of the guideline is to provide up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations for the management of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)...

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Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: EHNS–ESMO–ESTRO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are intended to provide the user with a set of recommendations for the best...

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Journal articles

Sonidegib: mechanism of action, pharmacology, and clinical utility for advanced basal cell carcinomas.

The Hedgehog (Hh) pathway is critical for cell differentiation, tissue polarity, and stem cell maintenance during embryonic development, but is silent in adult tissues under normal conditions.

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Differential pharmacology and clinical utility of sonidegib in advanced basal cell carcinoma.

Patients suffering from advanced basal cell carcinoma (BCC) have very limited treatment options. Sonidegib selectively inhibits the growth of Hedgehog pathway-dependent tumors and can treat ...

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Sonidegib, a novel smoothened inhibitor for the treatment of advanced basal cell carcinoma.

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common nonmelanoma skin cancer. If left untreated, BCCs can become locally aggressive or even metastasize. Currently available treatments include local destruction ...

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Clinical trials

A Phase II Study of Efficacy and Safety in Patients With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Basal Cell Carcinoma (BOLT)

This study will assess the efficacy and safety of oral treatment with two dose levels of LDE225 in patients with locally advanced or metastatic BCC.

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Fiona Holland

Fiona worked in the fitness and wellness industry in the US for 13 years, supporting behaviour change in a variety of settings. Fiona’s research interests lie broadly within health and wellbeing. She is particularly interested in qualitative methodologies in the areas of body image ... Read more

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.

CME

Carcinoma of unknown primary origin: diagnosis and management: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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Leg ulcers - red flag symptoms

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Urgent referrals in dermatology

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