Latest Basal cell carcinoma Stories
Smoking appears to be associated with an increased risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma skin cancer.
Vismodegib, a new skin cancer drug for patients with advanced basal cell carcinoma tested by TGen, Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare and Mayo Clinic, is hailed as "the greatest advance in therapy yet seen" for advanced basal cell carcinoma in an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine.
A customized patch treatment for basal cell carcinoma completely destroys facial tumors without surgery or major radiation therapy in 80 percent of patients studied.
Doctors charged with treating patients with a rare form of one of the most common types of cancer in the US may have a new weapon for their fight after a clinical study has shown a particular drug has proven very effective in both the treatment and prevention of the disease.
An estimated 78% of children are neglected in America. Neglected children are at a higher risk to exposure of toxins that can cause major health concerns, such as cancer.
Multiple studies have revealed that skin cancer is now the most common form of cancer within the United States, with a steady rise in cases every year.
Skin cancer patients whose childhood included periods of neglect or maltreatment are at a much greater risk for their cancers to return when they face a major stressful event.
It’s no secret that people who double up on sunscreen get more protection from the sun, but a new study suggests that those who frequently take painkillers may receive some of the same benefits.
Aspirin and other similar painkillers may help protect against skin cancer, a new study suggests.
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