Latest Basal cell carcinoma Stories

2009-05-04 08:00:00

Young women, Hispanics and African-Americans are at a greater risk than they might think SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to current estimates, more than 1 million cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year.

2008-10-13 12:12:42

People of European descent have two genetic variations that appear to increase the risk of the most common skin cancer, researchers from Iceland's Decode Genetics said on Sunday.

2008-09-28 00:00:12

Wonderful news. Gordon Brown has promised free prescriptions to all cancer sufferers. And, eventually, this will be extended to all people suffering from long-term problems such as asthma.

2008-09-05 15:00:30

To: MEDICAL EDITORS Contact: Gisele Galoustian of Florida Atlantic University, +1- 561-297-2010, ggaloust@fau.edu BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Florida Technology, Research and Scholarship Board recently awarded Florida Atlantic University researcher Dr.

2008-09-01 18:00:25

SKIN cancer has a distinctive smell that could be used to diagnose the disease, researchers have learned. Scientists used a machine to analyse the air above basal cell tumours - the most common form of skin cancer.

2008-08-22 13:10:00

Experts say a common form of skin cancer could be detected by its distinctive scent, possibly paving the way for new cheap and painless forms of testing.

2008-07-15 12:10:00

The debate over just how healthy or dangerous the sun is -- and ultraviolet radiation in general that many people absorb artificially -- has been going on for a long time.

2008-07-08 06:00:00

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. More than 1 million cases are diagnosed annually, according to the national Skin Cancer Foundation. Around 2 percent of the cancers involving African-Americans are skin cancers, statistics show. Up to 8 percent of those are melanomas, the most deadly form of skin cancer.

2008-06-25 21:02:51

By Gina Kinslow, Glasgow Daily Times, Ky. Jun. 25--GLASGOW -- Lifeguards at the Glasgow City Pool are urged to wear sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher to protect their skin from the sun's harmful rays while on duty.

2008-06-14 12:10:00

Summer begins in a week. That means the big golden orb in the sky won't be such a stranger. But being exposed to the sun's ultraviolet A (UVA) light can increase your risk of developing skin cancer.

Word of the Day
  • 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").