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Advances in therapy for non-melanoma skin cancers

The incidence of non-melanoma skin cancer continues to rise. Learn about the latest approved and emerging systemic therapies for locally advanced and metastatic disease.

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Managing the side effects of BRAF and MEK inhibitors

BRAF and MEK inhibitors represent a significant advance in the treatment of BRAF-mutated malignancies, but they come with unique toxicity profiles that require vigilant monitoring and management.

Melanoma in children and young adults

Melanoma Review

Learn about the key differences between pediatric and adult melanoma in terms of clinical presentation, histologic characteristics, and prognosis.

Neoadjuvant dual immunotherapy improves melanoma outcomes

04-06-2024 Melanoma News

NADINA trial results support the use of neoadjuvant nivolumab plus ipilimumab, followed by response-driven adjuvant therapy, in patients with stage III melanoma.

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Webinar | 19-02-2024 | 17:30 (CET)

Keynote webinar | Spotlight on antibody–drug conjugates in cancer

Antibody–drug conjugates (ADCs) are novel agents that have shown promise across multiple tumor types. Explore the current landscape of ADCs in breast and lung cancer with our experts, and gain insights into the mechanism of action, key clinical trials data, existing challenges, and future directions.

Dr. Véronique Diéras
Prof. Fabrice Barlesi
Developed by: Springer Medicine
Live Webinar | 01-10-2024 | 12:30 (CEST)

Recent advances in the use of CAR T-cell therapies in relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and follicular lymphoma

Live: Tuesday 1st October 2024, 12:30-14:00 (CEST)

In this live webinar, Professor Martin Dreyling and an esteemed, international panel of CAR-T experts will discuss the very latest data on the safety, efficacy and clinical impact of CAR T-cell therapies in the treatment of r/r DLBCL and r/r FL, as presented at ASH 2023, EU CAR-T 2024, and EHA 2024. 

Please note, this webinar is not intended for healthcare professionals based in the US and UK.

Sponsored by: Novartis Pharma AG

Chaired by: Prof. Martin Dreyling
Developed by: Springer Healthcare

Case Studies

Oncolytic virus therapy promising in mucosal melanoma

Open Access Mucosal Melanoma Case Study

Intralesional treatment with the oncolytic virus talimogene laherparepvec led to a complete local response in a patient with oral mucosal melanoma who was ineligible for other anticancer therapies.

A challenging diagnosis: melanoma or clear cell sarcoma?

Open Access Clear-Cell Sarcoma Case Study

A case of clear cell sarcoma of soft tissue misdiagnosed as malignant melanoma underscores the need for an integrated diagnostic approach involving clinical, histopathological, and radiological evaluations.

Delayed diagnosis of APAP in patient with dermatomyositis

Open Access Respiratory Medicine Case Study

Differentiating autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (APAP) from a flare-up of interstitial pneumonia associated with dermatomyositis is challenging. This case highlights the need for early APAP scrutiny.

Case-Based Insights: Oncology and Hematology (Link opens in a new window)


Refresh your knowledge in Oncology and Hematology: 

  • 45 clinical cases across different topics with relevant clinical images
  • Written by renowned experts 
  • Knowledge-check questions with answers
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Current Reviews

Intraparotid Sentinel Lymph Node Dissection for Melanoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Open Access Parotidectomy Melanoma

We followed the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) guidelines for performing a systematic review. 13 All the studies included in this systematic review and meta-analysis were approved by the corresponding …

From diagnosis to intervention: a review of telemedicine’s role in skin cancer care

Open Access Skin Cancer Review

Skin cancer treatment is a core aspect of dermatology that relies on accurate diagnosis and timely interventions. Teledermatology has emerged as a valuable asset across various stages of skin cancer care including triage, diagnosis, management …

Malignant melanoma arising in a burn scar

Melanoma Review

Secondary malignancies are rare but devastating complications of longstanding burn scars. Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common, followed by basal cell carcinoma and melanomas. There are fewer than 50 total reported cases of malignant …

From bench to bedside: the past, present and future of IL-21 immunotherapy

Cetuximab Review Article

As immunotherapy gains momentum as a promising approach for treating several types of cancer, IL-21 has emerged as the latest discovery within the γ chain cytokine family, known for its decisive effects on innate and adaptive immunity and …

Webinar | 16-05-2023 | 17:30 (CEST)

Keynote webinar | Spotlight on cardio-oncology

An expert-led symposium exploring the most pertinent issues in cardio-oncology, with a focus on the new ESC guidelines. Highlights include preventative approaches in cardio-oncology, toxicity risk-stratification strategies, the clinical management of myocarditis as an adverse effect of immune checkpoint inhibitor-treatments, and the utility of biomarkers in long-term follow-up of cardiovascular disease risk in cancer patients.

Prof. Rudolf de Boer
Prof. Lorenz Lehmann
Dr. Teresa Lopéz Fernández

CME & eLearning

Cases

Take on interactive case studies with a focus on hematology. Each case has been prepared by renowned experts in the field and features knowledge-check questions with answers to help keep you and your practice up to date.

Developed by: Springer Medizin

Further Reading

Intraparotid Sentinel Lymph Node Dissection for Melanoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Open Access Parotidectomy Melanoma

We followed the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) guidelines for performing a systematic review. 13 All the studies included in this systematic review and meta-analysis were approved by the corresponding …

From diagnosis to intervention: a review of telemedicine’s role in skin cancer care

Open Access Skin Cancer Review

Skin cancer treatment is a core aspect of dermatology that relies on accurate diagnosis and timely interventions. Teledermatology has emerged as a valuable asset across various stages of skin cancer care including triage, diagnosis, management …

Perception of skin cancer risk and sun protective practices in individuals with vitiligo: a prospective international cross-sectional survey

Open Access Vitiligo ORIGINAL PAPER

Many individuals with vitiligo are uncertain about their skin cancer risk, phototherapy risks, and recommended sun protective practices. This study examined the perceived skin cancer risk and sun protective practices among individuals living with …