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Skin cancer prevention program may have reduced melanoma in Australians

Added: 16.10.2019 17:50 | 1 views | 0 comments

A skin cancer prevention program called SunSmart may have contributed to a recent reduction in melanoma among younger residents of Melbourne, according to a new study. According to the authors, the findings may have substantial implications for the future delivery of skin cancer prevention programs.

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Handheld device to diagnose skin cancer

Added: 11.10.2019 17:58 | 6 views | 0 comments

Using shortwave rays installed in cellphones and airport security scanners, researchers have developed a technique that detects skin lesions and determines whether they are cancerous or benign -- a technology that could ultimately be incorporated into a handheld device that could rapidly diagnose skin cancer without a scalpel in sight.

Aesthetics of skin cancer therapy may vary by treatment type

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In a meta-analysis of 58 studies, a study compared four types of skin cancer treatments and found that while all four had similar recurrence rates a year after treatment, a form of radiation called brachytherapy and a type of surgery called Mohs micrographic surgery had better cosmetic results.

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Skin cancer risk in athletes: The dangers of ultraviolet radiation

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The dangers of ultraviolet radiation exposure, which most often comes from the sun, are well-known. Researchers discuss how broad its effects can be, from premature aging to cancer, and how this can be influenced by different skin tones and the use of sunscreen.

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Novel nano-vaccine for melanoma

Added: 11.10.2019 17:58 | 5 views | 0 comments

Researchers have developed a novel nano-vaccine for melanoma, the most aggressive type of skin cancer. Their approach has so far proven effective in preventing the development of melanoma in mouse models and in treating primary tumors and metastases that result from melanoma.

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Higher vitamin A intake linked to lower skin cancer risk

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Researchers found that people who ate high levels of vitamin A were 17 percent less likely to get the second-most-common type of skin cancer years later.

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Protein linked to aggressive skin cancer

Added: 11.10.2019 17:58 | 2 views | 0 comments

Almost 300,000 people worldwide develop malignant melanoma each year. The disease is the most serious form of skin cancer and the number of cases reported annually is increasing, making skin cancer one of Sweden's most common forms of cancer. A research team has studied a protein that regulates a gene which is linked to metastasis of malignant melanoma.

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What if you could spot skin cancer before it got too serious?

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Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. If you could visibly see signs of skin cancer on your body, would you be more likely to visit the doctor?

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Zebrafish capture a 'window' on the cancer process

Added: 11.10.2019 17:58 | 2 views | 0 comments

Cancer-related inflammation impacts significantly on cancer development and progression. New research has observed in zebrafish, for the first time, that inflammatory cells use weak spots or micro-perforations in the extracellular matrix barrier layer to access skin cancer cells.

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Facts about skin cancer in black people

Added: 17.07.2019 3:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Black people can get skin cancer, though it is less likely to affect them than people with lighter skin. For darker-skinned people, it usually occurs on lighter areas of the skin. Learn more here.

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