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FDA accepts for review cemiplimab for the treatment of patients with metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma .- Regeneron + Sanofi

The FDA has accepted priority review the Biologics License Application (BLA) for cemiplimab, from Regeneron + Sanofi, for the treatment...

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EMA accepts for review cemiplimab MAA for the treatment of patients with metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Sanofi + REgeneron

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has accepted for review the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for cemiplimab for the treatment of...

Added 2 months ago Drug news

NICE draft guidance recommends use of Bavencio in Merkel cell carcinoma.- Merck KGaA and Pfizer.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published draft guidelines recommending Bavencio (avelumab), from Merck KGaA and...

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Guidelines

Management of primary cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

This guideline provides recommendations for referral, management and follow up of patients aged 18 years and over with primary invasive SCC, including SCC arising: on sun-exposed (SE) and non-SE sites.

Added 3 years ago

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) in situ (Bowen’s disease).

Added 4 years ago

Guidelines for the management of basal cell carcinoma

This article represents a planned regular updating of the previous British Association of Dermatologists guidelines for the management of basal cell carcinoma.

Added 10 years ago

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Journal articles

Avelumab in patients with chemotherapy-refractory metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma: a multicentre, single-group, open-label, phase 2 trial.

Background: Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare, aggressive skin cancer with poor prognosis in patients with advanced disease. Current standard care uses various cytotoxic chemotherapy regimens...

Added 7 months ago

Avelumab and other recent advances in Merkel-cell carcinoma.

Merkel-cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare but aggressive form of skin cancer that occurs in the elderly, is associated with UV radiation and immunosuppression. Initial treatment consists of wide excision with adjuvant radiation.

Added 7 months ago

Avelumab for the treatment of metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma.

Avelumab is a promising new therapeutic agent for patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare and aggressive type of neuroendocrine tumor of the skin.

Added 7 months ago

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Clinical trials

Avelumab in Subjects With Merkel Cell Carcinoma (JAVELIN Merkel 200)

This is a multicenter, international, single-arm, open-label, Phase 2 trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of avelumab in subjects with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC).

Added 7 months ago

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.

Added 7 years ago

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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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