Summer of Dialogue: Stevens-Johnson Syndrome - Ethnicity Matters
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Dr. Neil Shear, Professor Bruce Carleton and Sonia Whyte-Croasdaile talk about Stevens-Johnson Syndrome on the second episode of the Summer of Dialogue: Focus on Black Skin series. Hear their discussion on the prevalence of SJS/TEN in skin of colour, determining patients at-risk for SJS with genetic markers, and the need for proactive genetic testing nation-wide.

Summer of Dialogue: Focus on Black Skin is an eight-week discussion series developed in recognition of the persistent health gaps that Black Canadians experience. This program is dedicated to promoting and advancing medical knowledge of Black skin health. Learn more at

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