Skin Cancer

Sunshine May Shield Children, Young Adults From Ms

Living in sunny locations and spending time outdoors may raise the risk for skin cancer, but a new study shows that in children and young adults, sun exposure may protect against multiple sclerosis. The study follows previous work by other...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Multiple Sclerosis

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Merck's (mrk) Keytruda Gets Fda Nod For Expanded Melanoma Use

Merck MRK announced that its blockbuster drug Keytruda (pembrolizumab) has received approval for adjuvant treatment of adult and pediatric patients (aged 12 years and above) with stage IIB or IIC melanoma following complete resection.The FDA has...
Related topics: Merck & Co, Food And Drug Administration, Melanoma, Cancer

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Does Cancer Immunotherapy Work Differently In Men Vs. Women?

New Research shows that women treated for melanoma have twice the mortality rate of men when given two immunotherapies at one time.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Melanoma

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Within An Antarctic Sea Squirt, Scientists Discover A Bacterial Species With Promising...

There are few places farther from your medicine cabinet than the tissues of an ascidian, or "sea squirt," on the icy Antarctic sea floor—but this is precisely where scientists are looking to find a new treatment for melanoma, one of the most...
Related topics: Antarctic, Medical Research, Bacteria, Melanoma, Cancer

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University Of Hawaii At Manoa Cancer Center Study Uses Ai To Detect Skin Cancer

The University of Hawaii Cancer Center has seen significant progression in innovation in the last 50 years, most recently in a study that has identified new ways to detect skin cancer using artificial intelligence, or AI. The study, “The...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Jim Ross Announces He Will Take Leave Of Absence From Aew For Skin Cancer Treatment

All Elite Wrestling announcer Jim Ross announced he will take a brief break from the broadcast booth while he undergoes radiation treatment for skin...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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How Moles Change Into Melanoma

Melanoma researchers published a study that gives a new explanation of what causes moles to change into melanoma. These findings pave the way for more research into how to reduce the risk of melanoma, delay development, and detect melanoma early.
Related topics: Melanoma, Cancer, Medical Research

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Immunotherapy Combo Produces Durable Responses In Melanoma Brain Metastases

(MedPage Today) -- More than half of patients with asymptomatic melanoma brain metastases obtained durable responses to the immunotherapy combination of nivolumab (Opdivo) and ipilimumab (Yervoy), according to long-term follow-up from a...
Related topics: Melanoma, Cancer

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Young Adult Cancer Patients May Need Different Treatment Options

Young adults who are diagnosed with skin, colon, and other cancer types may require different treatments than older patients receive. That is the primary conclusion of a Mount Sinai study which systematically compared the genomes of 14 different...
Related topics: Cancer, Colon Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Psa Paradox; Good News For Advanced Breast Cancer; Ai Not Ready For Skin Cancer Dx

(MedPage Today) -- The paradox of the PSA test. (MIT Press) Helping patients with cancer feel more like someone who matters and less like a number. (Time) Deciphera Pharmaceuticals announced that the switch-control tyrosine kinase inhibitor...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Data Available For Training Ai To Spot Skin Cancer Are Insufficient And Lacking In Pictures Of...

The images and accompanying data available for training artificial intelligence (AI) to spot skin cancer are insufficient and include very few images of darker skin, according to new research.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Breast Cancer Patients Can Navigate Care At Home With A New Skills Kit

With the exception of skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women. This year more than 330,000 new cases of breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed according to the American Cancer Society. The COVID-19 pandemic has...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology

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Drugs Designed For Prostate Cancer Show Promise For Treating Melanoma In Men

PHILADELPHIA-- New research shows that testosterone promotes melanoma proliferation by activating a newly recognized nonclassical testosterone receptor in melanoma cells called ZIP9 (encoded by the SLC39A9 gene), a zinc transporter that is not...
Related topics: Prostate Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Melanoma, Medical Research, Genetics

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Aew Announcer Jim Ross Announces Skin Cancer Diagnosis

Jim Ross, lead announcer for All Elite Wrestling, announced he has been diagnosed with skin cancer.  In a post on Twitter, Ross said he is waiting on his...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Social Media

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Uva Protection Of Most Sunscreens Only A Quarter Of Touted Spf

Many sunscreens offer just a quarter of their stated SPF protection against ultraviolet A rays that increase the risk of skin cancer, a new Environmental Working Group study finds. For the study, EWG scientists tested 51 sunscreens with SPF...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Dick Vitale Announces He Has Been Diagnosed With Cancer Again

Dick Vitale revealed back in August that he was cancer-free after previously being diagnosed with melanoma, but unfortunately the college basketball legend is battling another health issue. Vitale, 82, announced in a statement through ESPN on Monday...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Melanoma, Espn

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Scientists Find Landmark Treaty Spares A Stunning 443 Million Americans From Skin Cancer

The unexpected discovery of a gaping hole in Earth's ozone layer alarmed scientists in the 1980s, because this ozone protects our bodies from harmful solar radiation. During the 20th century, humanity had unwittingly emitted huge amounts of...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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“rachel Maddow Reveals That She Underwent Surgery For Skin Cancer” Links

Rachel Maddow had surgery for skin cancer. [JustJared] Zendaya wore a terrible Loewe dress. [RCFA] What is the Female Dating Strategy and why do I not care?! [Jezebel] Rami Malek asked Duchess Kate a personal question. [LaineyGossip] Lena Dunham is...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Protecting The Ozone Layer Is Delivering Vast Health Benefits

An international agreement to protect the ozone layer is expected to prevent 443 million cases of skin cancer and 63 million cataract cases for people born in the United States through the end of this century, according to new research.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Cataract, Medical Research

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New Way To Image Whole Organisms In 3d Brings Key Skin Color Pigment Into Focus

To understand the biological underpinnings of skin and hair pigmentation and related diseases such as albinism or melanoma, scientists and doctors need quantitative, three-dimensional information about the architecture, content and location of...
Related topics: Melanoma, Cancer

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