Episode 15: The Scoop on Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Release Date: November 18, 2021

Episode 15 of Derms and Conditions, has our host James Q. Del Rosso, DO speaking with Anthony Rossi, MD, a Mohs Surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. First Dr. Rossi discusses the use of the AJCC and Brigham and Women's Hospital squamous cell carcinoma staging system. 

Next Dr. Del Rosso asks Dr. Rossi for tips on treating keratoacanthomas of the lower extremities with subcutaneous methotrexate. Finally, Dr. Rossi discusses the use of immunotherapy in treating squamous cell carcinoma.

Financial Disclosures

James Q. Del Rosso, DO

Abbvie, Aclaris, Almirall, Amgen, Arcutis, Bausch Health (Ortho Dermatology), BioFrontera, BioPharmX, Bristol-Myers-Squibb, Cassiopea, Dermata, Dermavant, Encore, EPI Health, Evommune, Ferndale, Galderma, Incyte, JEM Health, Leo Pharma, La Roche Posay, Lilly (Dermira), MC2, Novan, Pfizer, Regeneron, Sanofi-Genzyme, SolGel, Sonoma (IntraDerm), Sun Pharma, Trevi, UCB, Verrica, Vyne (Foamix; Menlo)

Aclaris, Almirall, Amgen, Arcutis, Bausch Health (Ortho Dermatology), EPI Health, Ferndale, Galderma, Genentech, JEM Health, Leo Pharma, La Roche Posay, Lilly (Dermira), Pfizer, Regeneron, Sanofi-Genzyme, Sun Pharma, UCB, Verrica, Vyne (Foamix; Menlo)

Aclaris, Almirall, Amgen, Anaptys Bio, Arcutis, Athenex, Bausch Health (Ortho Dermatology), BioPharmX, Biorasi, Botanix, Brickell, Cara Therapeutics, Cassiopea, Dermavant, EPI Health, Ferndale, Galderma, Incyte, Leo Pharma, Lilly (Dermira), Novan, Pfizer, Ralexar, Regeneron, SolGel, Sun Pharma, UCB, Verrica, Vyne (Foamix; Menlo).

Non Relevant Disclosures for Anthony M. Rossi, MD:

Evolve CME: Consultant; Almirall: Consultant; Mavig: Travel; Merz: Consultant; Dynamed: Consultant; Canfield Scientific: Consultant; Allergan Inc: Advisory Board; Evolus: Consultant; Biofrontera: Consulatant; Quantia MD: Consultant; Lam Therapeutics; Consultant; Regeneron; consultant; Cutera, consultant; Skinfix, advisor; L’oreal, travel, 

DAR companies: Founder

ASLMS: A Ward Memorial Research Grant
Skin Cancer Foundation: Research Grant

Regen: Research / Study Funding
LeoPharma: Research / Study Funding 
Biofrontera: Research Study Funding 

Editorial Board: Lasers in Surgery and Medicine; CUTIS
Editorial Board: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD); Dermatologic Surgery

Board Member: ASDS

Committee Member and / or Chair: AAD; ASDS; ASLMS
This research was funded, in part, by NIH/NCI Cancer Center Support Grant P30 CA008748. The funder had no role in the design and conduct of the study: collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.



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