Dermatology Practical & Conceptual is the official journal of the International Dermoscopy Society.

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual is an international peer-reviewed, PubMed-indexed, Open Access journal that publishes articles covering practical and conceptual aspects in the field of dermatology. There are no submission fees and no page charges for submissions to the journal.


After a long and uphill run - DPCJ has finally earned its well-deserved 1.926 IF!

We are extremely proud of this amazing result that is the result of effective, long-lasting, and high-quality teamwork.  An enormous thank you goes to all the people, colleagues, and friends involved in this magnificent endeavor, including the previous editors in chief, our editorial staff, section editors, review editors, and authors. We are grateful for the continuous commitment, astonishing high-quality work, and efforts dedicated to DPCJ - thank you for committing to this shared mission!

This outstanding accomplishment results from the true dedication, excellent work, and commitment to our journal - we are proud to have had the chance to lead the boat until this milestone. There is a lot of work to do, before digging into it, let's take a moment to celebrate and enjoy the feeling of being in the premier league!

To all of you, a massive Thank You.

Giuseppe Argenziano, MD
Editor-in-Chief

Aimilios Lallas, MD
Deputy Editor

Current Issue

Vol. 11 No. S2 (2021): Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma: An Update on Diagnosis and Treatment

CHIEF EDITOR
Prof. Giuseppe Argenziano, MD
Dermatology Unit, University of Campania, Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy

GUEST EDITORS
Prof. Luc Thomas, MD, PhD
Full Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Dermatology, Lyon Cancer Research Center, Lyon 1 University, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, France.

Prof. Ketty Peris, MD
Full Professor of Dermatology, Chief of the Complex Operative Unit of Dermatology, Director of the Dermatology and Venereology Postgraduate School, Catholic University of Rome - Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli - IRCCS Rome, Italy

Table of contents

Risk Factors and Diagnosis of Advanced Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Gabriella Brancaccio, Giulia Briatico, Cristina Pellegrini, Tea Rocco,Elvira Moscarella, Maria Concetta Fargnoli

Surgery for Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma and its Limits in Advanced Disease
David Moreno-Ramírez, Francisca Silva-Clavería, Almudena Fernández-Orland, Noemí Eiris, Andrés Ruiz de Casas, Lara Ferrándiz

Radiotherapy in the Adjuvant and Advanced Setting of CSCC
Paolo Muto and Francesco Pastore

Immunotherapy and Systemic Treatment of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Nader Aboul-Fettouh, Daniel Morse, Jigar Patel, Michael R. Migden

Treatment of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Special Populations
Paolo Bossi, Luigi Lorini

Review

Risk Factors and Diagnosis of Advanced Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Gabriella Brancaccio, Maria Concetta Fargnoli, Giulia Briatico, Cristina Pellegrini, Tea Rocco, Elvira Moscarella

Surgery for Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma and its Limits in Advanced Disease

David Moreno-Ramírez, Francisca Silva-Clavería, Almudena Fernández-Orland, Noemí Eiris, Andrés Ruiz-de-Casas, Lara Ferrándiz

Immunotherapy and Systemic Treatment of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Nader Aboul-Fettouh, Daniel Morse, Jigar Patel, Michael R. Migden
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