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New Gel Treats Precancerous Skin Condition in Days, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Study


3/16/2012 7:17:48 AM

A newly approved gel appears effective in treating a condition called actinic keratosis, which is a common precursor to squamous cell skin cancer, a new study finds. Earlier topical treatments took weeks or even months to treat the condition, but the new product -- Picato (ingenol mebutate) gel -- can work in a matter of days, according to the report in the March 15 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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