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Blood Test May Help Predict Spread of Melanoma by HealthFinder Posted Fri 15 Apr 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Researchers believe biomarkers elevate as skin cancer spreads. FRIDAY, April 15 (H ... 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 »
Daily Sunscreen Use Does Protect from Melanoma, Study Finds by HealthFinder Posted Mon 06 Dec 2010 12:00pm healthnewslink Australians who used it daily had half the rate of this most deadly skin cancer. By Jenifer Goodwin HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Daily Sunscreen Use Does Protect from Melanoma by Medline Plus Posted Mon 06 Dec 2010 5:00pm Australians who used it daily had half the rate of this most deadly skin cancer Monday, December 6, 2010 MONDAY, Dec. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Applying sunscreen every day to the head, neck, arms and hands reduced the chances of getting melanoma by half, a new study has found. Researchers in Australia d ... Read on »
Melanoma and early detection by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 07 Apr 2014 10:02pm The word cancer strikes fear in most people. Skin cancer or skin neoplasm are named after the type of cells from which they arise. Melanoma which originates from the pigment producing cells (melanocytes) is the least common but the most aggressive and likely to spread leading to fatalities. Most cases are caused by over-exposure to UV (ult ... 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 »
KNOW THE WARNING SIGNS OF MELANOMA! by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Sat 10 Apr 2010 12:00am Apr 10           With spring already here and the summer months soon approaching, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with the warning signs of melanoma.  Melanoma is a form of skin cancer; it is the most serious type, but it is also the least common.  All skin cancers star ... Read on »
Melanoma genome reveals UV damage and treatment targets by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Aug 2012 12:00am We all need a bit of sunshine in our lives – something that’s often lacking in the Great British Summer. But while UV light (radiation) from the sun helps our bodies to make vitamin D , which is vital for building healthy bones, there’s a dark side to UV. It damages our DNA – the genetic ‘instruction manual’ in all our cells – which in ... Read on »
Make a Difference Blog Contest- Promote education for melanoma! by BlogHealthNews Posted Tue 30 Jun 2009 5:28pm Hi bloggers,   I work for a website called and they are running a contest right now to promote awareness for the topic of skin cancer.  A news article was written recently about public support banning children from tanning beds without parental approval.   We want all of the cancer bloggers to be involved and help spr ... Read on »
Positive thoughts for my melanoma friend by kerri0829 Posted Thu 15 May 2008 12:00am I went to MD Anderson on Tuesday and as soon as I got off the elevator, there was Tara. I met Tara through our oncologist, Dr. Lavalais. She introduced us because she was diagnosed with melanoma about 4 months before I was. We are the same age, both have 2 year olds, have the same doctors at MD Anderson and the same oncologist here in Beaumon ... Read on »