Official Podcast feed of MDedge Dermatology and Cutis Peer-to-Peer, part of the Medscape Professional Network. Weekly episodes include the latest in Dermatology News and peer-to-peer interviews with Doctor Vincent A. DeLeo, MD, and Dr. Candrice Heath, MD. Plus, resident discussions geared toward phy… read more
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has become a preferred treatment of field cancerization. Dr. Vincent DeLeo talks to Dr. Martin Miller about results from a split-sided study evaluating the efficacy of CO2 laser ablative fractional resurfacing pretreatment followed by conventional PDT for treatment of actinic keratoses (AKs). They discuss the clinical benefits of PDT for treatment of AKs as well as future directions for this combination therapy for nonmelanoma skin cancers.
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Hosts: Nick Andrews, Vincent A. DeLeo, MD (Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles)
Guest: Martin B. Miller, MD (University of California, San Francisco)
Disclosures: Dr. DeLeo is a consultant for Estée Lauder. Dr. Miller received grant support and study drug from DUSA Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Show notes by: Alicia Sonners, Melissa Sears
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