Faculty: Jonathan Zager, MD, FACS
Release Date: 12/31/2014
DNA Nurse Practitioner Member Erika Kimble's book, Malcolm Finney, Medical Detective: The Case of Itch and Rash, launches on August 25, 2012.
Registration for the Virtual Psoriasis Symposium is open!
In the most recent issue of Johnson & Johnson's NursingNotes, dermatology nurses and their ability to make patients "SunAWARE" are featured.
Mayo Clinic researchers have trained mouse immune systems to eradicate skin cancer from within, using a genetic combination of human DNA from melanoma cells and a cousin of the rabies virus. The strategy, called cancer immunotherapy, uses a genetically engineered version of the vesicular stomatitis virus to deliver a broad spectrum of genes derived from melanoma cancer cells directly into tumors.
DNA's own Board Director, Heather M. Jones, BSN, MN, FNP-C, was recently interviewed on a news segment about "What your looks say about your health." The story was picked up on Health.com and by Fox National News.
The more you use a tanning bed, the higher your risk of deadly skin cancers, according to research presented at an international cancer conference this week.