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Australia scientists develop 'world first' melanoma blood test

Added: 20.07.2018 0:16 | 20 views | 0 comments

Australian researchers said Wednesday (July 18, 2018) they have developed a blood test for melanoma in its early stages, calling it a “world first” breakthrough that could save many lives. The scientists, from Edith Cowan University, said the new test could help doctors detect the skin cancer before it spreads through a person's body. “Patients who have their melanoma detected in its early stage have a five-year survival rate between 90 and 99 percent,” lead researcher Pauline Zaenker said in (...) -


Researcher uses HPV vaccine to treat patient with skin cancer

Added: 19.07.2018 18:21 | 5 views | 0 comments

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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Melanoma blood test: Scientists unveil 'world-first' research

Added: 18.07.2018 6:21 | 4 views | 0 comments

Billed as a world first, the test is designed to detect the skin cancer in its early stages.

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Blood test detects melanoma skin cancer while it’s easily treatable

Added: 17.07.2018 16:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

A blood test that detects melanoma in its early stages may allow people to get treatment before the cancer spreads and becomes difficult to cure

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Allergic responses may protect against skin cancer

Added: 17.07.2018 15:12 | 5 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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Different outdoor professions carry different risks for skin cancer

Added: 15.07.2018 18:25 | 3 views | 0 comments

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

Added: 15.07.2018 18:25 | 6 views | 0 comments

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

Added: 15.07.2018 18:25 | 1 views | 0 comments

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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