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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

2008-05-05 18:00:51

Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) today announced that Spear Pharmaceuticals has agreed not to market, sell or ship a generic fluorouracil cream 5% pursuant to a stay in Valeant's legal case against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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2008-04-15 16:15:00

Clinical trial data and cutting-edge testing give key insights in the fight against basal cell carcinoma and pancreatic cancer

2005-12-21 17:40:11

Researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have found that the risk of developing melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, is only partially associated with exposure to ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation, the rays in sunlight that increase in summer and cause sunburn.

2005-08-29 15:00:37

As skin cancer rates rise (a recent study found the incidence of basal cell and squamous cell cancer has tripled in women under age 40), chemists are scrambling to find new ways to help subdue this disease.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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