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Chemoprevention of Skin Cancer

  • Fiona Zwald
  • David Lambert
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Abstract

This chapter focuses on the use of systemic and topical retinoids in the chemoprevention of skin cancer and will aim to demystify their use in the clinical arena. The use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, antioxidants, and tea polyploids will also be addressed. Topical imiquimod, 5-fluoruracil, and photodynamic therapy have been detailed elsewhere (see Chapters 2 and 4).

Keywords

Xeroderma Pigmentosum Organ Transplant Recipient Solid Organ Transplant Recipient Cyclobutane Pyrimidine Dimer Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fiona Zwald
    • 1
  • David Lambert
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology, Director of Transplant DermatologyEmory UniversityAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Division of DermatologyThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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