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The most severe forms of skin cancer - what to look out for by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Sun 28 Jul 2013 4:41pm What are the dangerous forms of skin cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body.? Skin cancer expert, Dr Raj Mallipeddi describes the most common types in order of decreasing frequencyApplied to ... Read on »
HPV Might Raise Risk of Form of Skin Cancer by HealthFinder Posted Fri 20 Jul 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Study found link between human papillomavirus not related to cervical cancer, squamous cell carcinoma. ... Read on »
New Drug Found Effective Against Rare Form of Basal Cell Skin Cancer by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Thu 07 Jun 2012 9:48pm A clinical study has demonstrated that a new drug, a targeted molecular therapy called vismodegib (trade name Erivedge™), can dramatically shrink basal cell skin cancers and prevent the formation of new ones, in patients with basal cell nevus syndrome (BCNS). This rare genetic condition causes dozens, and sometimes hundreds or thousands, of ski ... Read on »
Coffee May Cut Your Risk for Common Form of Skin Cancer by Medline Plus Posted Mon 02 Jul 2012 9:00am Caffeine appears to be the link, but it doesn't cut chances of developing other skin cancers, study says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Caffeine , Skin Cancer Read on »
HPV Might Raise Risk of Form of Skin Cancer by Medline Plus Posted Fri 20 Jul 2012 2:00pm Study found link between human papillomavirus not related to cervical cancer, squamous cell carcinoma Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: HPV , Skin Cancer Read on »
News digest – tobacco toll, coffee and skin cancer, mouth cancer treatment, and more by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Sat 07 Jul 2012 12:00am Most of the UK public know that smoking causes lung cancer but struggle to list many of the other cancers associated with the habit, according to a Cancer Research UK survey published this week ( here’s our press release ). This graphic highlights that the tobacco toll extends far beyond just lung cancer, and serves as a powerful reminder ... Read on »
May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Fri 25 May 2012 10:10am Did you know that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and that 13 million Americans are living with a history of nonmelanoma skin cancer? Also, nearly 800,000 Americans are living with a history of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer. About 90% of nonmelanoma skin cancers and 65% of melanoma ... Read on »
Skin cancer: not just for pasty-skinned folks by David W. Patient Expert Posted Mon 12 Jul 2010 4:59pm As a light-skinned, blue-eyed redhead I’ve been careful about sun exposure since childhood. When I started going bald in my early 20s I got even more serious about it. People laugh at my broad brimmed hat, sunglasses and long-sleeve Sun Precautions swimshirt , but most understand by looking at me that these are reasonable measures. Even with th ... Read on »
Older people 'miss skin cancer signs' by Healthy Solutions Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Dec 2010 10:37pm BBC News Older people are less likely to get skin changes checked by a doctor, leading to a steep rise in cancer deaths, say researchers. The East of England Cancer Registry reports that deaths from melanoma among the over 65s have tripled in the past 30 years. The elderly are more likely to be diagnosed when the canc ... Read on »
Skin cancer, sunbeds, surgery and smoking in this month’s podcast by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Apr 2011 12:00am This month we find out how the breast cancer drug tamoxifen could help prevent the disease in women at high risk, and look at the latest research linking alcohol to cancer. We also take a look at new statistics about survival from bowel cancer surgery, and find out why some hospitals may be doing better than others around the UK. Plus ... Read on »