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2009-09-02 23:55:00

Analyses of clinical trial results published today in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) shows a potential new investigational therapy for advanced and metastatic basal cell skin cancer.

2009-09-02 23:50:00

The Hedgehog signaling pathway is involved in a preliminary study and case report describing positive responses to an experimental anticancer drug in a majority of people with advanced or metastatic basal cell skin cancers. One patient with the most common type of pediatric brain cancer, medulloblastoma, also showed tumor shrinkage.

2009-09-02 16:00:00

Hedgehog trial results suggest antitumor activity in basal cell skin cancer SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept.

2009-07-28 08:30:00

CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When at the pool or lake we all lather up with sun screen to protect our skin from the harmful rays of the sun.

2009-07-06 13:12:39

Cancerous tumors sometimes form at the site of chronic wounds or injury, but the reason why is not entirely clear.

2009-07-06 06:07:00

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists at deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN) and academic colleagues from Europe and the United States today present in the journal Nature Genetics the discovery of common genetic risk factors for basal cell carcinoma (BCC) that affect people with fair and dark complexions alike.

2009-06-24 09:00:00

MILLBURN, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- This week marks the official start of summer. People everywhere will be shedding their spring raincoats and spending time outdoors in the sun's rays. But, before basking in all the sunshine, it's important to practice skin sun safety.

2009-06-15 11:21:09

A new study shows that a radioactive skin patch can safely and successfully treat basal cell carcinoma, one of the most common types of skin cancers, according to researchers at the SNM's 56th Annual Meeting.

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2009-06-03 08:05:00

Actinic keratoses are sun-damaged rough patches or lesions on the skin — often pink and scaly — that doctors have long believed can turn into a form of skin cancer known as squamous cell carcinoma.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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