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Skin cancers linked with reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease

Added: 23.04.2018 16:49 | 6 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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Beneficial skin bacteria protect against skin cancer

Added: 20.04.2018 16:49 | 10 views | 0 comments

Science continues to peel away layers of the skin microbiome to reveal its protective properties. Researchers now report on a potential new role for some bacteria on the skin: protecting against cancer.

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Increasing incidence of rare skin cancer

Added: 20.04.2018 16:49 | 2 views | 0 comments

While it may not be as common as other skin cancers, Merkel cell carcinoma is highly aggressive and often deadly — and according to new research, it’s also becoming more common.

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Short-course radiation treatment is safe and effective for skin cancer

Added: 20.04.2018 16:49 | 1 views | 0 comments

A recent physician's study review suggests that shorter courses of radiation are preferable to longer ones for older patients receiving treatment for slow-growing skin cancers.

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Blood test could help predict skin cancer's return

Added: 20.04.2018 16:49 | 11 views | 0 comments

Testing skin cancer patients' blood for tumor DNA could help predict the chances of an aggressive cancer returning, scientists have discovered.

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Popular blood pressure medicine linked with increased risk of skin cancer

Added: 20.04.2018 16:49 | 9 views | 0 comments

Recently published research shows a connection between one of the most common medications for hypertension and skin cancer.

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Caught in the act: Papillomaviruses promote non-melanoma skin cancer

Added: 20.04.2018 16:49 | 11 views | 0 comments

UV radiation has been known for a long time to be a risk factor for the development of skin cancer. Simultaneous infection with human papillomaviruses (HPV) has also been suspected to promote skin cancer, particularly in organ transplant recipients. Scientists have now been able to show for the first time in a natural system that papillomaviruses associated with UV light promote the development of non-melanoma skin cancer.

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Bacteria on our bodies may be protecting us from skin cancer

Added: 13.04.2018 2:09 | 8 views | 0 comments

We are covered in bacteria, but some of it is good for us. One strain makes a molecule that protects against skin cancer and shrinks tumours in mice

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