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Skin Cancer

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Top Skin Cancer Articles

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  • Latest research shows similarities in melanoma in children and adults; reinforces need for early sun protection

    Latest research shows similarities in melanoma in children and adults; reinforces need for early sun protection
    The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital—Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project found that melanoma in some adolescent and adult patients involves many of the same genetic alterations and would likely respond to the same therapy. The...
  • Cancer registrar

    Cancer registrar
    Margie Jenkins is the regional manager for the Baltimore MedStar hospital cancer registries. She has been a cancer registrar for 15 years. Cancer registrars are data information specialists that capture a complete history, diagnosis, treatment and...
  • La inmunoterapia pronto será un tratamiento contra el cáncer

    La inmunoterapia pronto será un tratamiento contra el cáncer
    MADRID - La inmunoterapia tumoral, que permite al sistema inmunitario combatir el cáncer, se afianza ya como un tratamiento estándar contra el melanoma, dejando a un lado la quimioterapia, y pronto lo será para otros tipos de cáncer, asegura el...
  • Study finds protective link in coffee vs. melanoma

     Study finds protective link in coffee vs. melanoma
    Your morning coffee might do more than perk you up. Researchers suggest it also might help protect you against melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Coffee drinkers are less likely to suffer from malignant melanoma, and their risk decreases...
  • John Boehner's tanning habit sets a bad example

    John Boehner's tanning habit sets a bad example
    John Boehner, the newly re-elected speaker of the House, is known to be a heavy smoker. This is a bad habit, but it is one he confines to private places. So few know that the speaker is putting his health at risk by not quitting. Boehner has another,...
  • Coffee consumption linked to lower melanoma risk

    Coffee consumption linked to lower melanoma risk
    Sunblock you can drink? A new study suggests that drinking coffee could reduce the risk of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, by as much as 20%. Researchers from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health and...
  • Hijos de latinos con más riesgo al cáncer de piel

    Hijos de latinos con más riesgo al cáncer de piel
    LOS ANGELES - Los hijos de latinos sobrevivientes de melanoma muestran la misma propensión a la dolencia que los anglosajones, aunque, a pesar de ello, esta comunidad apenas forma parte de investigaciones sobre el cáncer de piel, según un estudio...
  • Melanoma risk is higher for flight crews that work at 40,000 feet

    Attention pilots and flight attendants: For your safety, please fasten your seat belts, note the location of the aircraft’s emergency exits -- and be sure to apply plenty of sunscreen to reduce your risk of melanoma. When it comes to the risks...
  • Check it out: Dave Gage Tribute in Orlando

    Check it out: Dave Gage Tribute in Orlando
    WHAT: Longtime fans of the Orlando music scene recently lost one of the pillars of that tightknit community: Dave Gage, known for his work in bands such as Bloody Mary, DOPE and Disco Biscuit, died Oct. 26 of skin cancer. He was 49. Many of Gage's musical...
  • Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study

    Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study
    In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished. The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...
  • Healing waters? It's what the beach life does for us

     Healing waters? It's what the beach life does for us
    Ahhh, the beach. The baking sun, soft sand, cresting waves and sea breeze on your face. There's nothing quite like spending time at South Florida's beaches. Why do we feel so good there? And are the benefits from the beach physical or psychological?...