Incidence Estimate of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer (Keratinocyte Carcinomas) in the U.S. Population, 2012.
This study is a thorough nationwide estimate of the incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancer and provides evidence of continued increases in numbers of skin cancer diagnoses and affected patients in the United States.
Guidelines of care for the management of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: Section 1. Overview of psoriasis and guidelines of care for the treatment of psoriasis with biologics.
Guidelines of care for the management of atopic dermatitis: section 2. Management and treatment of atopic dermatitis with topical therapies.
Guidelines of care for the management of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: section 4. Guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with traditional systemic agents.
Guidelines of care for the management of atopic dermatitis: section 1. Diagnosis and assessment of atopic dermatitis.
A randomized comparison of continuous vs. intermittent infliximab maintenance regimens over 1 year in the treatment of moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
Psoriasis assessment tools in clinical trials
Because a lesion’s impact on patients’ lives varies widely among patients, there has been growing recognition of the need to measure the quality of life impact of the disease along with the severity of the lesions.
Psoriasis is common, carries a substantial burden even when not extensive, and is associated with widespread treatment dissatisfaction.
- R. Stern, T. Nijsten, S. Feldman, D. Margolis, T. Rolstad
- MedicineJournal of Investigative Dermatology Symposium…
- 1 March 2004
The impact of psoriasis on quality of life has been studied in select patient populations. Population-based data detailing the distribution of extent of disease, associated problems in everyday life,…
Skin cancer is among the most costly of all cancers to treat for the Medicare population.
In addition to classifying cancers by number of cases and number of deaths, the financial impact of treatment can also be used to prioritize different malignancies and ranks NMSC far higher than would death statistics.
Guidelines of care for the management of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: Section 2. Psoriatic arthritis: overview and guidelines of care for treatment with an emphasis on the biologics.