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Allergic responses may protect against skin cancer

Added: 17.08.2018 17:52 | 4 views | 0 comments

The components of the immune system that trigger allergic reactions may also help protect the skin against cancer, suggest new findings.

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Melanoma linked with CLL, close monitoring recommended

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While studying a large group of individuals with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), a research team made an important discovery: these patients had a sizable 600 percent higher risk of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer.

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Common skin cancer can signal increased risk of other cancers

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People who develop abnormally frequent cases of a skin cancer known as basal cell carcinoma appear to be at significantly increased risk for the development of other cancers, including blood, breast, colon and prostate cancers, according to a preliminary study.

Sunscreen chemicals in water may harm fish embryos

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For most people, a trip to the beach involves slathering on a thick layer of sunscreen to protect against sunburn and skin cancer. However, savvy beachgoers know to reapply sunscreen every few hours because it eventually washes off. Now researchers have detected high levels of sunscreen chemicals in the waters of Shenzhen, China, and they also show that the products can affect zebrafish embryo development.

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Three major failings in some apps used for the diagnosis of skin cancer

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In the scramble to bring successful apps for the diagnosis of skin cancer to market, there is a concern that a lack of testing is risking public safety, according to new research.

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Researcher uses HPV vaccine to treat patient with skin cancer

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In 2017, a case report by Dr. Anna Nichols showed the HPV vaccine Gardasil reduced the number of new basal and squamous cell skin cancers in two patients. Tim Ioannides, M.D., a voluntary faculty member at UM, suggested using the vaccine as an off-label treatment by directly injecting it into the tumors.

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Different outdoor professions carry different risks for skin cancer

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One of the main risk factors for non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC), the most common cancer worldwide, is solar ultraviolet radiation.

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Man against machine: AI is better than dermatologists at diagnosing skin cancer

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Researchers have shown for the first time that a form of artificial intelligence or machine learning known as a deep learning convolutional neural network (CNN) is better than experienced dermatologists at detecting skin cancer.

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Hidden costs of skin cancer caused by workplace sun exposure revealed

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Skin cancer cases attributable to work-related sun exposure could be costing millions of dollars, and must be better addressed by policymakers.

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Skin cancers linked with reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease

Added: 17.08.2018 1:20 | 4 views | 0 comments

Previous studies have demonstrated a decreased risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in individuals with various cancers, including non-melanoma skin cancers (including squamous cell cancers and basal cell cancers).

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