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The naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, say experts

Added: 15.02.2019 17:50 | 6 views | 0 comments

The visual inspection of a suspicious skin lesion using the naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, a group of experts have concluded.

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World's smallest wearable device warns of UV exposure, enables precision phototherapy

Added: 15.02.2019 17:50 | 6 views | 0 comments

Smaller than your thumbnail and thinner than a credit card, a new device can optimize treatment of neonatal jaundice, skin diseases, seasonal affective disorder and reduce risk of sunburns and skin cancer.

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Skin cancer rates in England far higher than previously thought, according to new database

Added: 15.02.2019 17:50 | 3 views | 0 comments

Data from a newly established UK skin cancer database, the largest of its kind in the world, has revealed that there are over 45,000 cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas every year in England, 350 percent more than previous estimates suggested.

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Unraveling the genetic causes of skin cancer

Added: 14.02.2019 17:48 | 8 views | 0 comments

Medical researchers are helping to identify the genetic factors that lead to squamous cell carcinoma. In a new article, they show how the interaction between a cell signaling pathway called MET and a gene, Tpl2, contributes to skin cancer progression.

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Cutting the legs off cancer

Added: 14.02.2019 17:48 | 7 views | 0 comments

Melanoma skin cancer tumors grow larger and are more likely to metastasize due to interactions between a pair of molecules, according to experiments in mice and human cells. The results may restore the potential for a type of cancer therapy previously abandoned in clinical trials. The results also implicate one molecule already connected to obesity and dementia as a potential cause of metastasis, or spread of cancer cells to other areas of the body.

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Combining genetic and sun exposure data improves skin cancer risk estimates

Added: 14.02.2019 17:48 | 5 views | 0 comments

By combining data on individuals' lifetime sun exposure and their genetics, researchers can generate improved predictions of their risk of skin cancer.

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