Skin Cancer

Hugh Jackman Does Not Want Fans To Freak Out After Seeing Bandage On His Nose, Explains He Got...

Hugh Jackman is issuing another warning about skin cancer, sunscreen, and skin checks at your dermatologist. “A couple of notes … please get skin checks often, please don’t think it won’t happen to you and, above all, please wear...
Related topics: Biopsy, Cancer, Oncology, Dermatology

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Uk Sunburn Risk: Third Of Adults More Likely To Protect Their Skin Abroad Than At Home

Cancer Research UK and NIVEA SUN are encouraging people to enjoy the warm weather safely, as new figures indicate a third of adults say they’re more likely to protect their skin abroad than in the UK. The YouGov survey, which asked 4,442 UK adults...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Polls

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Take This Refresher On Skin Safety In Summer Sun

SUNDAY, Aug. 1, 2021 -- Sun protection is essential as you enjoy the outdoors this summer, a skin expert stresses. "Skin cancer is the most common cancer in humans so it's important that we do what we can to protect ourselves," Dr. Ida Orengo, a...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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New Study Contradicts Previous Data On Dna Mutations In Melanoma

Researchers globally are spending significant amounts of time and money investigating cancer of various types and their causes. A recent study has upended long held beliefs about the mechanisms underlying melanoma. The study found that mutations...
Related topics: Medical Research, DNA, Genetics, Melanoma, Cancer, Oncology

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What's Next After Anti-pd-1 Therapy For Melanoma Fails?

Dr Jeffrey Weber describes two studies with encouraging results for patients with advanced melanoma that has not responded to anti-PD-1 and other immunotherapies. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Melanoma, Cancer, Oncology

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Antibiotics May Help To Treat Melanoma

Some antibiotics appear to be effective against a form of skin cancer known as melanoma. Researchers examined the effect of these antibiotics on patient-derived tumors in mice.
Related topics: Antibiotics, Melanoma, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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This Medical Device Company Is Changing The Game In Skin Cancer

Every year it seems like the cost of healthcare just goes up. Even as standards of care get better, it often comes with more cost to the patient. But every once in a while there's a disruptive technology that turns that equation on its head....
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Melanoma Of The Eye: Preclinical Tests Show Path Toward Treatment

A preclinical study offers hope for treatment of uveal melanoma, a rare and deadly cancer of the eye. A small molecule inhibitor has been identified that dampens the potent drivers of this tumor. In mouse models, the inhibitor strongly limited...
Related topics: Melanoma, Cancer, Medical Research, Oncology

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Novel Immunotherapy Combo Shows 'deep And Durable' Responses In Metastatic Melanoma

(MedPage Today) -- A combination of the investigational interleukin-2 pathway agonist bempegaldesleukin (BEMPEG) and the PD-1 inhibitor nivolumab [Opdivo] achieved "deep and durable" responses in previously untreated metastatic melanoma patients...
Related topics: Melanoma, Cancer

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39-year-old Mom Battling Stage 4 Melanoma Gets Real About Underestimating Skin Cancer

"I can say for myself that having to fight for your life due to something so superficial as being tan, that's a really tough pill to swallow at the end of the day."
Related topics: Melanoma, Cancer, Oncology

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Frequently Asked Questions On Staying Safe In The Sun

Ultraviolet rays from the sun can be harmful and damaging to our skin. While skin cancer can be detrimental, it is also highly preventable. Skin cancer expert from Rutgers Cancer Institute answers common questions to protect yourself from the sun.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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A New Approach To Metastatic Melanoma Discovered

Combining chemotherapy with a BRAF oncogene inhibitor proves effective at treating this disease in a mouse model. This alternative paves the way toward a new approach for patients affected by this type of tumor, which has no cure in the most...
Related topics: Melanoma, Cancer, Medical Research, Chemotherapy

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U.s. Cancer Mortality Rates Down From 2014 To 2018

THURSDAY, July 8, 2021 -- Cancer death rates in the United States continued to decline overall from 2014 to 2018, with declines accelerating for lung cancer and melanoma, according to a report published online July 8 in the Journal of the National...
Related topics: Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology, Melanoma

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Study Identifies Gut Microbes Associated With Toxicity To Combined Checkpoint Inhibitors In...

Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found specific intestinal microbiota signatures correlate with high-grade adverse events and response to combined CTLA-4 and PD-1 blockade treatment.
Related topics: Medical Research, Melanoma, Cancer, Oncology

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Merck's (mrk) Keytruda Gets Fda Nod For Advanced Skin Cancer

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Related topics: Merck & Co, Food And Drug Administration, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer

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Melanoma Registry Results Shine Light On Rare Pediatric Cancer

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists created a registry for molecular analysis of pediatric melanoma that provides insight into treatment.
Related topics: Melanoma, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Shining A Light On Sunscreens: Using Sunscreen Every Day Could Reduce Your Risk Of Skin Cancer

SATURDAY, July 3, 2021 -- Sunscreen isn't just for pool gatherings and beach outings: Using sunscreen every day could reduce your risk of skin cancer, experts say. Daily use of at least an SPF 15 sunscreen can lower your risk of melanoma —...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Melanoma

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The Big Number: Sunburn And The Dangers Of Skin Cancer

Overexposure to ultraviolet rays not only accelerates the aging of your skin but also increases your risk for skin cancer — including melanoma, the deadliest type.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Melanoma

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Nivo + Lag-3 Antibody Succeeds In Advanced Melanoma

ASCO studies validate dual LAG-3 and PD-1 inhibition in advanced melanoma, with good tolerability profiles, says Jeffrey Weber. Medscape Oncology
Related topics: Melanoma, Cancer, American Society Of Clinical Oncology, Oncology

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Cell-based Immunotherapy Shows Promise Against Melanoma

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown in preclinical studies conducted in mice and human cells that a type immunotherapy based on natural killer cells could be effective against solid tumors, starting with...
Related topics: Melanoma, Cancer, Medical Research

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