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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 »
Is basal cell carcinoma really malignant? by pathologystudent Posted Mon 31 Jan 2011 11:22pm Q. How can basal cell carcinoma be considered both malignant and invasive if it never metastasizes? I thought we learned that one of the characteristics that defines the term “malignant” is metastasis. And if a tumor is invasive, how can it not metastasize? A. Your question is a great one. First of all, you are correct in saying tha ... Read on »
A Basal Cell Carcinoma Tumor Suppressor Gene by Posted Wed 06 Jan 2010 4:00pm Description of Invention: Novel human nucleic acid sequences and polypeptides derived from the tumor suppressor, PTC or patched gene which have been mapped to human chromosome 9q22.3-q31, have been discovered for use in cancer diagnosis and therapy. Mutations of this gene are associated with Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndro ... Read on »
Health Headlines - May 3 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 03 May 2011 12:01am Outpouring of Emotion on News of bin Laden's Death Relief, joy and satisfaction were among the many emotions that swept over Americans Sunday night after they learned that Osama bin Laden was killed by American special forces.People gathered at the site of the World Trade Center, in front of the White House and at other places across the coun ... Read on »
New Drug Effective for Rare Genetic Skin Cancer: Studies by HealthFinder Posted Wed 06 Jun 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink In early research, fewer tumors developed in patients with basal cell nevus syndrome. By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Erivedge Approved to Treat Basal Cell Carinoma by HealthFinder Posted Mon 30 Jan 2012 12:00pm healthnewslink The most common skin cancer MONDAY, January 30 (HealthDay News) -- Erivedge (vismodegib) has ... Read on »
Guidance for Industry: Considerations for Allogeneic Pancreatic Islet Cell Products by FDA Posted Thu 05 Jun 2014 5:39pm Note: Documents in PDF format require the Adobe Acrobat Reader® . If you experience problems with PDF documents, please download the latest version of the Reader® Additional copies of this guidance are available from the Office of Communication, Outreach and Development (OCOD) (HFM-40), 1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 200N, Rock ... Read on »
High-impact science: Hedgehogs, flies and skin cancer – the story of vismodegib by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 Jun 2012 12:00am Professor Phil Ingham, whose Cancer Research UK-funded work in the 1990s has led to a new skin cancer drug The course of drug development never did run smooth. Drug development pipelines – like the X-Factor – are littered with thousands of ‘hopefuls’ who fail to make the cut. Very few drugs survive the arduous journey from bench to ... Read on »
Natural and simple treatment for BCC and SCC skin cancer by Dr. Joe Rozencwajg Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 5:37pm Summer is upon us and with it the hysteria about the cancer inducing effects of the sun. Of course, nobody should expose himself for too long in the middle of the day, that is common sense! If you are cold and get close to a fire to warm up, are you going to get into the fire to get warmer? Nevertheless, some people end up with skin cancer, basa ... Read on »
Studies Show New Drug To Be Effective In Treating Skin Cancer by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Wed 06 Jun 2012 5:58pm Jean Tang was the lead author of one of three papers showing that vismodegib was effective in treating and preventing basal cell carcinoma, a common skin cancer. A new drug has been shown to be effective in treating and preventing the most common cancer in the United States: basal cell carcinoma skin cancer, according to a new study in the Ne ... Read on »