class="pagetitle"> Dermatology

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: Emerging Treatments for Hair Loss

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Presented by: Anthony Oro, MD, PhD Professor of Dermatology January 19, 2017 Think of a head of hair as a matter of seed and soil. Hair follicles are seeds, and the soil is your scalp and body. Every seed comes with a “warranty,” or lifespan. Once gone, it’s replaced by a new seed that takes [...]

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The Sun and Skin Cancer

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Presented by: Sumaira Z. Aasi, MD Clinical Associate Professor, Dermatology October 10, 2012 Skin is the largest organ of the human body. It serves a tremendous immune defense system designed to protect you from the environment, regulates internal temperature, and keeps out infection. It’s also a window to your overall health.

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Skin Cancer: From Prevention to Treatment

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Presented by: Kevin Wang, MD, PhD Instructor, Dermatology Stanford University Medical Center June 16, 2011 Watch the video Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, accounting for more than half of all cancers in the United States. More than 1 million new cases occur in the U.S. each year, and it has been [...]

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Don’t Scratch That: Rashes

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Presented by: David Peng, MD, MPH Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology Stanford University Medical Center November 18, 2010 Watch the video Lecture Overview: The skin is an immune system organ, and the system can be activated by a number of external causes. The most common cause of itching is dry skin. Other widespread causes include [...]

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Time Marches On but Your Skin Can Stay Young: Prevention, Clinical Trials, and Techniques for Aging Skin

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Presented by: Anne Chang, MD Director, Dermatological Clinical Trials Stanford University Medical Center Hayes Gladstone, MD Director, Dermatologic Surgery Stanford University Medical Center April 8, 2009 Lecture Overview: Sun exposure is the most potent source of skin damage over time and the primary cause of skin cancer Stay out of the sun and use sunblock [...]

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