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The purpose of this study is to characterize the skin microbiome profile of breast cancer patients before and after receiving Radio Therapy treatments, and evaluate the relationship between the microbiome profile and radiation dermatitis severity (grade) that the patient will develop. Such characterizations can lead to potential biomarkers and/or therapeutic targets that can be used for the prognosis, prevention and treatment of this condition.
Collection of skin culture samples
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Published on BioPortfolio: 2020-02-17T18:20:53-0500
The aim of this study is to examine alterations in the skin microbiome that occur during radiation therapy. The study design will examine changes secondary to ionizing radiation, and corre...
This pilot clinical trial studies Dakin's solution in preventing radiation dermatitis in patients with breast cancer undergoing radiation therapy. Radiation dermatitis is a skin condition ...
The clinical study investigates the course of disease in patients with chronic inflammatory skin diseases (atopic eczema and psoriasis). For this purpose, patients are asked once a year to...
Atopic dermatitis is a skin disorder with an itchy, red skin rash. This may be because certain proteins are increased in the skin of AD patients. The increased expression of these proteins...
A randomized controlled trial comparing Urtica comp. gel (Swissmedic listed medication in the category of "Anthroposophic Medication without Indication") against standard skin care, examin...
Radiation-induced dermatitis is a common side effect of breast radiotherapy (RT). Current methods to evaluate breast skin toxicity include clinical examination, visual inspection, and patient-reported...
The microbiome is defined as the sum of microbes, their genomes, and interactions in a given ecological niche. Atopic dermatitis is a multifactorial chronic inflammatory skin disease leading to drynes...
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is associated with altered skin barrier, microbiome, and immune dysregulation that may increase risk of skin infections.
Radiation dermatitis is a common adverse effect of radiotherapy (RT) in breast cancer patients. Although radiation dermatitis is reported by either the clinician or the patient, previous studies have ...
We report the development of system for packaging critical components of the traditional collection kit to make an integrated fingerstick blood collector for self-collecting blood samples of 100 μl o...
The widespread involvement of the skin by a scaly, erythematous dermatitis occurring either as a secondary or reactive process to an underlying cutaneous disorder (e.g., atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, etc.), or as a primary or idiopathic disease. It is often associated with the loss of hair and nails, hyperkeratosis of the palms and soles, and pruritus. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
A nonimmunologic, chemically induced type of photosensitivity producing a sometimes vesiculating dermatitis. It results in hyperpigmentation and desquamation of the light-exposed areas of the skin.
Development of a library collection, including the determination and coordination of selection policy, assessment of needs of users and potential users, collection use studies, collection evaluation, identification of collection needs, selection of materials, planning for resource sharing, collection maintenance and weeding, and budgeting.
Methods or procedures used to obtain samples of URINE.
A delayed hypersensitivity involving the reaction between sunlight or other radiant energy source and a chemical substance to which the individual has been previously exposed and sensitized. It manifests as a papulovesicular, eczematous, or exudative dermatitis occurring chiefly on the light-exposed areas of the skin.
Acne Dermatology Eczema Psoriasis Wound Care Dermatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders (Oxford Medical Dictionary). As well as studying how the skin works, dermatology covers...
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The term allergy is used to describe a response, within the body, to a substance, which is not necessarily harmful in itself, but results in an immune response and a reaction that causes symptoms and disease in a predisposed person, which in turn can cau...