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Adam Myers and Sloan Braith spent nearly a year and a half planning a wedding that they weren't sure would happen. There had been two bouts of cancer for Myers and a seemingly endless list of medical obstacles.
U.S. regulators have approved the first drug in a new class of cancer medicines that work by stimulating the immune system. The drug was developed by FDA approves first-of-its-kind melanoma drug U.S. regulators have approved the first drug in a new class of cancer medicines that work by stimulating the immune system.
After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. When caught early, it can often be cured.
Remember those holes we poked in the ozone with refrigerants and chlorofluorocarbons during the 1980s? Well, a new United Nations Environment Programme assessment reports that the ozone layer is well on its way to a full recovery. The study has been framed as a victory for international action, but hold the toasts.
A community initiative in collaboration between the Friends of Cancer Patients and NIVEA Sun Middle East was launched today as a joint campaign to educate the public and healthcare professionals about one of the MENA region's most common but least understood cancers - skin cancer. The 'Mole Talk' campaign, being endorsed by the UAE Ministry of Health, urges people to listen to their skin and is designed to raise awareness about skin cancer, its detection and prevention.
Dermatologist Dr. Marisa Potter wants you to know the golden sunshine that makes our state so beautiful and such an attractive respite for those from colder climates is also one of the leading causes of skin damage in the form of wrinkles, loss of elasticity and most importantly, skin cancer.
Flying a commercial plane comes with more risk than meets the eye. According to a new study in JAMA Dermatology, pilots are 2.22 times more likely to be diagnosed with melanoma in their lifetime than those in the general population.
Longtime Baldwin County Commissioner Frank Burt Jr. is set to have surgery next week to have basal cell carcinoma - a form of skin cancer - removed from his nose. Burt is scheduled to have the surgery in Mobile on Sept.
Remember the giant hole in the Earth's ozone layer? Scientists say it's shrinking a little, thanks in part to the elimination of chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs, beginning in the 1980s. For the first time in 35 years, scientists have confirmed a statistically significant increase in the amount of ozone, which shields us from skin cancer and protects crops from sun damage.
Dartmouth researchers have found that the genetic mutation BRAFV600E , frequently found in metastatic melanoma, not only secretes a protein that promotes the growth of melanoma tumor cells, but can also modify the network of normal cells around the tumor to support the disease's progression. Targeting this mutation with Vemurafenib reduces this interaction, and suggests possible new treatment options for melanoma therapy.
WEST DORSET: A new survey says Dorset residents could be at greater risk of skin cancer by not keeping safe in the sun. The results, released by LEO Pharma as part of the 'Know Your Skin' campaign, suggests nine out of 10 people in Dorset spend time gardening but of those nearly half, 44 per cent, say they never, or rarely, apply SPF 30+ sun cream.
Sunblock ingredients that wash off swimmers' skin and into the oceans form toxic chemicals that may be destructive to nearly all life in the oceans, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies in Spain and published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology . Sunscreens have long been made with the ingredients titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, which effectively block ultraviolet radiation from reaching the skin.
The early diagnosis and detection rates of skin cancer has been boosted by a pioneering digital application developed at the University of Edinburgh which trains the medical profession to accurately identify malignant and benign skin lesion and skin growths at an earlier stage. The app - named Dermofit - has now been licensed to Simedics Limited, a Yorkshire-based company specialising in digital products and publishing for the healthcare and public sector services.
Practicing a consistent skin care regime is one of the best ways to keep your body healthy. Skin cancer, sun spots, wrinkles, and acne can result from failing to protect your skin.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 01:33 am
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