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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.

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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.

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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.


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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