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Adult Stem Cells Found to Suppress Cancer While Dormant
Researchers at UCLA's Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research have discovered a mechanism in adult stem cells by which the cells suppress their ability to initiate cancer during their dormant phase, an understanding that could be exploited for better cancer prevention strategies.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Jingle blasts sun reminder
The dulcet tones of musician Ben Lee blasting through speakers at the Warilla, Oak Flats and Albion Park swimming pools this summer will be a friendly reminder that around 2000 Australians die from skin cancer each year.
Qld teens more worried about 'hat hair' than the risk of skin cancer
A new survey of hundreds of Queenslanders show more than half believe high school students are most at risk of sunburn and skin cancer.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Sunny Side of the Sunless Experience
According to The Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime and those who first use a tanning bed before age 35 increase their risk for melanoma by 75 percent.
Mole Crowdsourcing: There Could be an App for That
Dec. 16, 2013 - Have you ever had a strange mole on your body and wondered if it was skin cancer? The best move is to schedule an appointment with a dermatologist, but many wait without realizing they could be dealing with melanoma.
OncoSec Medical Announces Positive Interim Data from Phase 2 Study of OMS-I100 in Metastatic Melanoma
The results were presented by principal investigator Adil Daud, MD, at the Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy meeting at the University of California San Francisco.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Cancer Is Leading Disease-Related Killer Of Dogs And Cats
Cancer is the number-one disease-related killer of dogs and cats and claims the lives of millions of pets each year.
Cancer spending surges 56%
In a report released today, the institute found spending on cancer increased 56 per cent in eight years, from $2.89 billion to $4.52 billion in 2008-09.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
The Star Online
Do not take skin cancer lightly
It may not be as common as other cancers, but skin cancer can certainly wreak havoc, and even cause death.
AADA Commends New York City for Stricter Regulations on Indoor Tanning Facilities
The American Academy of Dermatology Association applauds the New York City Board of Health for strengthening its indoor tanning regulations.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Shedding a light on skin cancer
Ah, the annual office Christmas party such a great time to let loose after a tough year, such a landmine of potential career disasters.
The New Zealand Herald
Riding the melanoma cause
Personal water craft riders are again preparing for a six-day odyssey to raise awareness and funds for the fight against melanoma.
Cheney: Cowboy hat meant to ward off skin cancer
Cheney had a heart transplant last year. The former vice president says he is taking two drugs to reduce the risk of organ rejection.
Detroit Free Press
Bruce Jenner wants to flatten his Adam's Apple
Ouch! Bruce Jenner is considering having surgery to flatten his Adam's Apple. TMZ reports that the former Olympian and reality TV Kardashian clan dad is considering getting what's called a Laryngeal Shave.
PHS student hosts free skin cancer screening
Shikha Prakash got to see her hard work pay off Thursday as dozens attended a free skin cancer screening she arranged at Texas Oncology-Paris.
Nucletron, an Elekta company, installs Esteya for treating skin cancer in major US center
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Esteya by Nucletron, an Elekta company, is a new approach for skin cancer treatment that relies on a small, high dose rate X-ray source to apply high precision radiotherapy directly to the cancer site.
PAK-dependent STAT5 serine phosphorylation is required for BCR-ABL-induced leukemogenesis
Correspondence: Professor V Sexl, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Veterinary University Vienna, Veterinaerplatz 1, Vienna 1210, Austria.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Wildlife Expert Ron Magill Opens Up About Skin Cancer Diagnosis
You can count on wildlife expert and Zoo Miami spokesman Ron Magill for three things: Having some kind of wild creature in his arms, or around his neck, speaking excitedly about animals, and being outside in the sun.
Expanding Dermatology Practice Adds Julie Augustine PA-C
Dermatology Associates of Wisconsin, S.C. welcomes Julie Augustine, a board certified physician assistant to our team.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Nottingham Evening Post
Hopeful trials see firm's cancer vaccine bid reach the next level
Scancell, a company which grew out of research carried out by a team at the University of Nottingham, reports that results from trials of a vaccine which targets a serious skin cancer have exceeded their highest expectations.