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Adnexal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Recurring in Parotid

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HISTORY 74-year-old woman presents with a third occurrence of poorly differentiated carcinoma of the left cheek. Her history began in March 2015 with a 1 cm left cheek dermal poorly differentiated carcinoma. Histologic differential diagnosis included metatypical basal cell carcinoma, adnexal BCC, or metastatic epidermoid origin carcinoma. CT/PET scan was negative at the time. She…

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DNA Molecular Testing and Personalized Medicine – Part 1

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Over the last several years technological advancements in the molecular underpinnings of cancer have led to a revolution of cancer management by DNA molecular testing. By utilizing cancer genetics to guide the specific and customized treatment for each patient, the concept of personalized medicine has emerged. Melanoma has been one of the cancers extensively studied…

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