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Skin cancer survivor inspires research study

A patient with a rare condition that led to him developing skin cancer is helping medical experts discover why some other patients ...

Queenslanders wanted for study on using phone apps to help prevent skin cancer

Queenslanders are wanted for a QUT study into the effectiveness of sunsmart mobile phone apps ...

Gay and Bisexual Men Report Higher Rates of Both Indoor Tanning and Skin Cancer Than Heterosexual Men

Increased Education and Screening May Reduce Skin Cancer Rates Among At-Risk Men, Say Authors of UCSF-Led Study ... Full story

Canadian magazines miss the mark on skin cancer messages

Canadian magazines are sending women mixed messages about skin cancer and tanning, according to new University of Waterloo research. ... Full story

Drug for Fungal Infections in Lung Transplant Recipients Increases Risk for Skin Cancer, Even Death

UCSF Researchers Recommend Physicians Consider Patient-Specific Factors When Using Voriconazole ... Full story

Transplant Recipients More Likely To Develop Aggressive Melanoma

Immunosuppression could be to blame for proliferation of the deadliest form of skin cancer, researchers say ... Full story

New combination treatment effective against melanoma skin metastases

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) - In findings never before seen in melanoma, a novel combination therapy was found to be highly effective at treating patients with skin metastases, new research from UC Davis has shown. ... Full story


An international study led by a QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute scientist and researchers from the Melanoma Genetics Consortium (GenoMEL) has discovered five new gene regions which increase a person’s risk of melanoma. ... Full story

Tel Aviv University Researcher DiscoversTrigger of Deadly Melanoma

Study pinpoints cause of melanoma transformationwithin the epidermis ... Full story

Further evidence of genetic key to deadliest form of skin cancer

University of Leeds experts have uncovered further evidence that protective buffers at the ends of chromosomes - telomeres - are fundamental to the understanding of the deadliest form of skin cancer. ... Full story

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