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Controversies in the Treatment of Skin Neoplasias

Basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma – Radiotherapeutic Approaches

Journal: Controversies in the Treatment of Skin Neoplasias: 8th International Symposium on Special Aspects of Radiotherapy, Berlin, September 2004 Issue and Date: September 2004  Authors: Panizzon R. Abstract: Carcinomas of the skin are the most accessible cancers, the diagnosis is readily made and the limits of the lesion are usually easy to define. No single… Read more »

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Soft x-ray therapy for cutaneous basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas

Journal: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Issue and Date: December 2005 Volume 53 Issue 6 Authors: Klaus-Werner Schulte, MD, Andrea Lippold, PhD, Christine Auras, MD, Gernot Bramkamp, MD, Claudia Breitkopf. MD, Heinz-Joachim Eismann, MD, Eva Maria Habenicht, MD, Volker Jasnoch, MD, Helga M0ller-Pannes, MD,  Rainer Rupprecht Abstract: Background  We have used a schedule… Read more »

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Rediscovering Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancers

Journal: Practical Dermatology Issue and Date: June 2007 Authors: Mark E Pomper MD, Evan H Schlam MD Abstract: Although surgical forms of therapy are often considered most effective for treating skin cancer, radiation therapy remains a viable therapy worthy of consideration Link to Full Article

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Radiotherapy for Basal Cell Carcinoma

Journal: Basal Cell Carcinoma (Springer Publications) Issue and Date: 18 December 2019 Authors: Sweet Ping Ng, Jae Phan, Danna K. Fullen, William H. Morrison, G. Brandon Gunn Abstract: Basal cell carcinoma accounts for up to 80% of all non-melanoma skin cancers and is the most common cancer in the world. The primary aim of treatment for basal cell carcinomas is local control, as regional… Read more »

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Dermatology radiotherapy system with hybrid imager

The patient that turned SRT into Image-Guided Superficial Radiotherapy. Journal: US Patent Office Issue and Date: Publication of US10596392B2 (2020) Authors: Kalman Fishman Abstract: Embodiments of the invention concern the use of novel combinations of hybrid imaging to facilitate treatment of lesions in the field of cutaneous oncology. The hybrid imaging methods described herein are… Read more »

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Hybrid Ultrasound-Guided Superficial Radiotherapy System and Method

The patient that turned SRT into Image-Guided Superficial Radiotherapy. Journal: US Patent Office Issue and Date: Publication of US20130217947A1 (2013) Authors: Kalman Fishman Abstract: Systems, method and devices for detecting, analyzing and treating lesions, such as skin cancer are disclosed. Such a system can include a high-frequency ultrasound imaging device to image a lesion. The… Read more »

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Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of Superficial Radiation Therapy in Subjects with Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: A Retrospective Registry Study

Journal: Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Issue and Date: February 2020 Volume 19 Issue 2 Authors: William Roth, Robert E. Beer, Vivek Iyengar, Thomas Bender, Isabelle Raymond Abstract: BACKGROUND: Low-dose superficial radiation therapy (SRT) effectively treats nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) without requiring invasive excision. SRT is especially safe and effective among the elderly who comprise… Read more »