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Yale study identifies ‘major player’ in skin cancer genes

By Ziba Kashef - A multidisciplinary team at Yale, led by Yale Cancer Center members, has defined a subgroup of genetic mutations ...

Beauty therapists on the frontline against skin cancer

Service Development and Screening ...

Do phone apps and UV–detecting devices help prevent skin cancer? Join a study to help find out.

Young smartphone-using adults in Brisbane are wanted to join a new QUT research project designed to discover whether or not devices to detect ultraviolet radiation (UVR) and mobile phone apps promoting sun smart behaviour are effective. ... Full story

Skin Cancer Marker Plays Critical Role in Tumor Growth

Found in many types of cancers, keratin 17 was previously thought to be bystander in development of tumors ... Full story

Melanoma mutation rewires cell metabolism

B-raf V600E expression (brown) in melanoma metastasis. The V600E mutation is found in most melanomas, in some colon cancers and thyroid cancers, and in the hairy cell form of leukemia. ... Full story

NEW TEST IMPROVES MELANOMA MONITORING

A QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute scientist has found new markers for melanoma which may allow the disease to be accurately monitored via a routine blood test. ... Full story

Skin cancer detection kit, safer solution for hair straighteners and a robotic toy

Environment and Technology Degree Show 2015, Friday 5 to Saturday 16 June 2015, R Block, Frenchay Campus. ... Full story

What role do communities have in skin cancer prevention efforts?

AMY ROWLAND: Thank you Shirley and thank you all for joining us today for the release of a new CDC "Vital Signs," this one on how communities can prevent skin cancer cases. We're joined today by the Director of CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Dr. Ursula Bauer and by Dr. Lisa Richardson, Director for the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. At this time I will turn the call over to Dr. Bauer. ... Full story

Preventing Melanoma

Preventing Melanoma through Community Programs ... Full story

Rates of new melanomas – deadly skin cancers – have doubled over last three decades

Without community skin cancer prevention efforts, melanoma rates will continue to climb ... Full story

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