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Christopher K. Bichakjian, Thomas Olencki, Sumaira Z. Aasi, Murad Alam, James S. Andersen, Daniel Berg, Glen M. Bowen, Richard T. Cheney, Gregory A. Daniels, L. Frank Glass, Roy C. Grekin, Kenneth Grossman, Susan A. Higgins, Alan L. Ho, Karl D. Lewis, Daniel D. Lydiatt, Kishwer S. Nehal, Paul Nghiem, Elise A. Olsen, Chrysalyne D. Schmults, Aleksandar Sekulic, Ashok R. Shaha, Wade L. Thorstad, Malika Tuli, Marshall M. Urist, Timothy S. Wang, Sandra L. Wong, John A. Zic, Karin G. Hoffmann, and Anita Engh

-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) in the United States costs Medicare more than $400 million per year. 5 , 6 Furthermore, the incidence of this common malignancy is rising rapidly. 1 , 7 – 13 BCCs are at least 2 times more common than squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs

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Tejaswi Mudigonda, Daniel J. Pearce, Brad A. Yentzer, Phillip Williford, and Steven R. Feldman

N on-melanoma skin cancers (NMSCs), characterized by malignant growth of the epithelial layer or external surface of the skin, are the most prevalent form of skin cancer in the United States. 1 Since the 1960s, the incidence of NMSC has increased

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Marcy Neuburg

transplantation . Transplant Proc 1993 ; 25 : 1383 – 1384 . 5. Bouwes Bavinck JN Hardie DR Green A . The risk of skin cancer in renal transplant recipients in Queensland, Australia. A follow-up study . Transplantation 1996 ; 61 : 715 – 721

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Sari M. Fien and Allan R. Oseroff

-melanoma skin cancer cells . Br J Dermatol 2006 ; 154 ( suppl 1 ): 16 – 21 . 9. Oseroff AR Shieh S Frawley NP . Treatment of diffuse basal cell carcinomas and basaloid follicular hamartomas in nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome by wide-area 5

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Stanley J. Miller, Murad Alam, James Andersen, Daniel Berg, Christopher K. Bichakjian, Glen Bowen, Richard T. Cheney, L. Frank Glass, Roy C. Grekin, Anne Kessinger, Nancy Y. Lee, Nanette Liegeois, Daniel D. Lydiatt, Jeff Michalski, William H. Morrison, Kishwer S. Nehal, Kelly C. Nelson, Paul Nghiem, Thomas Olencki, Clifford S. Perlis, E. William Rosenberg, Ashok R. Shaha, Marshall M. Urist, Linda C. Wang, and John A. Zic

Overview Basal and squamous cell skin cancers, collectively known as non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC), are the most common skin cancers. 1 , 2 More than 1 million cases of NMSC are estimated to be diagnosed each year in the United States and

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Shoko Mori, Cristian Navarrete-Dechent, Tatyana A. Petukhova, Erica H. Lee, Anthony M. Rossi, Michael A. Postow, Lara A. Dunn, Benjamin R. Roman, Vivian T. Yin, Daniel G. Coit, Travis J. Hollmann, Klaus J. Busam, Kishwer S. Nehal, and Christopher A. Barker

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. The incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC), such as basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas, has increased from an estimated 3.5 million cases in 2006 to 5.4 million cases in

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Thomas Olencki

We need to change direction on therapies for unresectable or metastatic nonmelanoma skin cancers, pronounced Thomas Olencki, DO, Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine and Vice Chair of the Division of Medical Oncology, The Ohio State University

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Stefanie L. Thorsness, Azael Freites-Martinez, Michael A. Marchetti, Cristian Navarrete-Dechent, Mario E. Lacouture, and Emily S. Tonorezos

neoplasms. Nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC), principally basal cell carcinoma (BCC), is the most common subsequent neoplasm arising in childhood cancer survivors, occurring in 1% to 9% of survivors and accounting for 41% to 58% of all subsequent neoplasms. 3

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Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers, collectively known as non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSCS), are the most common skin cancers. More than 1 million cases of NMSC are estimated to be diagnosed each year in the United States and their incidence is rising rapidly. Although rarely metastatic, basal cell and squamous cell cancers can produce substantial local destruction and disfigurement and may involve extensive areas of soft tissue, cartilage, and bone. Updates in the 2007 guidelines include changes to the principles of treatment for both basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers and changes in the consideration of radiotherapy.

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Martin A. Weinstock and David E. Fisher

/print certificate. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: Identify the risk for melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers associated with artificial UV radiation Describe the physiologic effects of exposure to