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2012-11-13 10:08:48

Those individuals who work outdoors with resultant sun exposure are at increased risk for non-melanoma skin cancers, such as squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma.

In the 1970’s, as the general consciousness was being raised on the negative effects UV rays could have on skin, a fantastic solution arose. The advent of indoor tanning beds seemed the perfect way to maintain a golden hue without all the pesky side-effects that were coming to light, so to speak.
2012-10-03 14:59:50

A new study out of the University of California San Francisco estimates that over 170,000 cases of non-melanoma skin cancers are reported each year in the U.S. alone

Medical Miracle - Ear Grown On An Arm
2012-09-29 07:13:20

It might sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but it's actually a real-life medical miracle: doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital managed to grow a replacement ear for a cancer patient on her own arm.

Non-invasive Optical Technique Looks Under The Skin To Detect Cancer
2012-09-24 11:57:06

European researchers image blood vessels that feed skin cancer with OCT for the first time

2012-09-07 23:00:45

For over 15 years Dr Ian Johnson of Molescreen has been removing pre-cancerous sunspots from patients using Photo Dynamic Therapy.

Risk Can Be Chronic For Basal Cell Carcinoma
2012-07-25 13:42:58

A new analysis of factors that predict basal cell carcinoma recurrence in high-risk people finds that for many people it’s more of a chronic disease.

Coffee May Help Reduce Skin Cancer Risk
2012-07-03 04:09:54

Researchers have found that increasing coffee intake could help lower your risk of developing basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer.

2012-07-02 21:38:31

Increasing the number of cups of caffeinated coffee you drink could lower your risk of developing the most common form of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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