• COVID-19 and the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program: Future Considerations for Skin Cancer Research

    1 month ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has drastically impacted the care and management of patients with cutaneous malignancies.1 Cancer databases are commonly used by clinician-researchers to analyze skin cancer outcomes at the population level and may provide insights into the downstream consequences of COVID-19 on skin cancer patients.2 Among these is the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program, which collects data on cancer incidence, treatment, and outcomes from population-based cancer registries encompassing approximately 35% of the United...
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  • COVID-19 positivity, myocarditis distinguish MIS-C from Kawasaki disease

    1 month ago - By Healio

    COVID-19 positivity, older age at onset, and the presence of myocarditis are more common with multisystemic inflammatory syndrome in children than with Kawasaki disease, according to data published Pediatric Rheumatology.
    “There is now mounting evidence on the existence of a childhood multi-inflammatory syndrome related to SARS-CoV-2 infection sharing some similarities with Kawasaki disease and Toxic Shock Syndrome ,” Marco Cattalini, MD, of the University of Brescia, in Italy, and colleagues wrote. “This condition has been named such as Pediatric Inflammatory
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