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John McCain and Melanoma by Dr. Tony Y. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 18 Oct 2008 4:09pm The New York Times has recently jumped on John McCain for his history of melanoma. Apparently, he's had a history of four melanomas removed. Melanoma is a dangerous form of skin cancer, and can metastasize to other organs and cause death. It is because of this that physicians recommend you to see your doctor if a mole displays one of the follow ... Read on »
NIH researchers complete whole-exome sequencing of skin cancer;Study is the most comprehensive view of melanoma’s genetic by Posted Sat 23 Apr 2011 10:33pm NIH researchers complete whole-exome sequencing of skin cancer; Study is the most comprehensive view of melanoma’s genetic landscape A team led by researchers at the National Institutes of Health is the first to systematically survey the landscape of the melanoma genome, the DNA code of the deadliest form of skin cancer. The research ... Read on »
Melanoma Monday by kerri0829 Posted Sun 03 May 2009 12:00am Tomorrow marks "Melanoma Monday". In honor of the day and for the whole month of May for Skin Cancer Awareness Month - here is some interesting facts courtesty of h ttp:// . Hopefully these facts on what famous people have died or survived melanoma and other skin cancers can reach a few of you out there who are on the fence whe ... Read on »
Adult Film Star Houston Diagnosed with Melanoma by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 31 Jul 2008 8:11am Houston Help Site The adult film star known as Houston has developed Stage III melanoma. This was apparently found in a lymph node in her arm. She is scheduled for chemotherapy and has already had surgery. According to her blog, the primary site of this cancer has not been identified. Melanoma usually arises from a skin site due to sun exposu ... Read on »
Little Miss Sunshine Meet Little Miss Melanoma by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 12:06am by Leane Scoz Awwww, summertime! Whether at the beach, the pool, the park, or backyard, you are bound to come in contact with Earth's big, round, yellow friend in the sky...the sun. But, the way the encounter is handled varies greatly from person to person. Some people welcome the warm rays from the sun and choose to apply littl ... Read on »
John McCain, Melanoma, and Plastic Surgery by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 01 Sep 2008 7:13pm CancerPage As the Presidential campaign approaches, John McCain is again under fire for his history of melanoma and the surgery (plastic surgery too?) that may have went along with it. It appears that he had had four melanoma lesions, only one of which was serious enough to be a real threat to his life. That one was apparently on this left temp ... Read on »
Causes of Skin Cancer - Basal Cell Carcinoma, Melanoma or Squamous Cell Carcinoma, do you know the r by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 4:32pm The incidence of skin cancer has increased greatly in recent years, due in part to greater exposure to UV radiation from the sun. In 1990, 600,000 Americans were diagnosed with either basal cell or squamous cell cancers. This is up from 400,000 in 1980, a staggering 50% increase.   Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world ... Read on »
The Danny Fund – Research and Development To Find the cure for Melanoma by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 03 Feb 2009 12:08am 1 Comment   As seen on the Super bowl, Bruce Springsteen speaking out with his support to find the cure for Melanoma, skin cancer after the loss of his friend and band member, Danny Federici,  this year to melanoma.   There are a couple free songs available for download a well.  Below is an excerpt from one of the pages about the Federici.  Additional ... Read on »
Melanoma Drug Fails – Small Biotech Company Cancer Drug Research Halted by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 3:10pm A higher death rate can certainly end the research.  The drug, elesclomol was targeted to pretty much make cancer cells self destruct.  It did slow down the tumor growth, but the death rate, and reasons there of, are still unknown, thus the study was stopped.  GlaxoSmithKline had already committed a billion if the drug worked and already had i ... Read on »
Physicians and Education are the Key to early Melanoma Detection by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 21 Apr 2009 11:47pm If Melanoma is caught early enough, it can be cured, but in later stages is deadly.  At Super Bowl time this year, Bruce Springsteen made note of the disease after losing a long time member of the E Street Band and created the Danny Fund.   NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among middle-age and older men, physician-detected invasive melanomas tend ... Read on »