Skin Cancer

This Is The No. 1 Most-searched Sunscreen On Dermstore

We may sound like a broken record, but sunscreen is important, people. If warding off sunburns and protecting against skin cancer isn't enough to turn you into a daily user, maybe this will: Wearing sunscreen is directly linked to...
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Dermatologist Warns Of Three Hidden Spots Where Skin Cancer Often Appears

Summer is almost here, which means — for much of the nation — more time in the sun. And while it’s fun to spend hours on the beach or relaxing by the pool, it’s crucial that you take precautions to protect yourself from the damage these rays...
Related topics: Dermatology, Cancer, Oncology

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Complete Tumor Removal In Dogs Cuts Risk Of Cancer's Return: Study

MONDAY, May 20, 2019 -- In dogs, soft tissue sarcoma is a group of malignant cancers that come from skin or connective tissue. Now, a new research review says when a tumor is completely removed, the risk of cancer returning is cut by nearly...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Blood Test Can Measure Effectiveness Of Treatments For Aggressive Skin Cancers

Blood tests that track the amount of tumor DNA can ― after only one month of drug therapy ― detect how well treatment is working in patients with skin cancer, a new study finds.
Related topics: Blood Test, DNA Test, Cancer, Oncology, DNA, Genetics, Medical Research

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A New Way Of Diagnosing And Treating Disease -- Without Cutting Skin

Researchers have developed a specialized microscope that has the potential ability to both diagnose diseases that include skin cancer and perform incredibly precise surgery -- all without cutting skin.
Related topics: Medical Research, Microscopes, Cancer, Oncology

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Photos: Lion Undergoes Skin Cancer Treatment In South African Hospital

A 16-year-old lion named Chaos is recovering after undergoing a radiation treatment session for skin cancer for the first time at a hospital in South Africa last week. The lion, who is from […] The post Photos: Lion Undergoes Skin Cancer...
Related topics: Health Photos, Cancer, Oncology, South Africa

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Excessive Use Of Skin Cancer Surgery Curbed With Awareness Effort

Sometimes a little gentle peer persuasion goes a long way toward correcting a large problem.
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Predicting Disease Recurrence In Melanoma

(MedPage Today) -- But time to recurrence may poorly correlate with survival
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Lifetime Risk For Brain Mets Up In Elderly With Three Common Cancers

FRIDAY, May 3, 2019 -- Elderly patients with lung cancer, breast cancer, or melanoma are at increased risk for brain metastases (BMs) later in life, according to a study published online May 3 in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers &...
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology, Melanoma, Medical Research

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Brooke Shields Tells Daughters To Use Sunscreen After Her Skin Cancer Scares

People Magazine is doing a good job releasing details from their Most Beautiful issue. As Hecate has mentioned, they’re doing a 10 year challenge, where women who posed without makeup in 2009 are doing it again. So many of the celebrities have...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Emerging Research In Advanced Skin Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Alok Vij, MD, discusses exciting science at this year's AAD meeting
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Utah Governor Being Treated For Skin Cancer

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R) announced Wednesday that he has undergone treatment for skin cancer.Herbert made the disclosure during a ceremony for a new elementary school and said doctors believe "they got everything." "The belief...
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Mechanism Of Resistance To Braf Inhibitors In Melanoma Identified

Melanoma is one of the most aggressive types of skin cancer, but recent advances in targeted therapies have improved the prognosis for many patients. Unfortunately, for some patients these positive outcomes are not long lasting, due to the...
Related topics: Melanoma, Cancer, Oncology

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Is Your Melanoma Hot Enough For Immunotherapy?

A new study shows that tumors with mutations in genes leading to over-activation of the NF-kB signaling pathway were more than three times as likely to respond to anti-PD1 immunotherapy compared with tumors in which these changes were absent.
Related topics: Melanoma, Cancer, Medical Research, Genetics

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Medical News Today: Gut Microbes Can Spur Immune System To Attack Cancer

An international study has identified gut bacteria that activate the immune system to slow melanoma growth in mice and highlights a key signaling pathway.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Bacteria, Melanoma

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Why Immunotherapy Is Not Effective For Some Patients With Metastatic Melanoma And Kidney Cancer

White blood cells known as B cells have been shown to be effective for predicting which cancer patients will respond to immune checkpoint blockade (ICB) therapy, according to a new study.
Related topics: Melanoma, Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Topical Drug Combo Does Double Duty Against Common Skin Lesions, Cancers

THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 -- Tens of millions of Americans develop sun-linked skin lesions called actinic keratoses, which are tied to later cancer risk. Many will get a combo of treatments to help clear the blemishes. Now, research shows that the...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Medical News Today: Laser Probe Detects Deadly Melanoma In Seconds

A Ph.D. student has designed a cost-effective and easy-to-use device that can quickly detect cancerous skin cells. Catching cancer earlier can save lives.
Related topics: Melanoma, Cancer, Oncology

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Medical News Today: Marine Bacteria Offer New Weapon Against Melanoma

Melanoma is notoriously difficult to treat. Recently, scientists have looked to marine bacteria to find novel ways of attacking this type of skin cancer.
Related topics: Bacteria, Melanoma, Cancer, Oncology

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63-year-old Qualifies For Crossfit Games While Battling Cancer

Doctors diagnosed Ken Ogden's skin cancer in February, and he underwent daily radiation treatments through early April.        
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