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Coffee Linked With Decreased Risk For Skin Cancer
2011-10-25 13:36:14

New research announced on Monday offers evidence that drinking coffee is associated with a decreased risk of a common and slow-growing type of skin cancer known as basal cell carcinoma.

2011-10-25 09:39:13

Researchers confirmed an association between tanning bed use and an increased risk for three common skin cancers — basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma.

2011-10-24 12:15:30

An antiparasitic agent used to treat African sleeping sickness might someday be used to prevent nonmelanoma skin cancers.

2011-05-18 16:53:00

Surprising results from Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare sun safety event SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How prevalent is skin cancer in Arizona? More than half of the 411 people who were screened May 7 at the Virginia G.

2011-04-26 11:25:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Premier healthcare alliance, a network of more than 2,500 U.S.

2011-04-06 16:12:11

A new drug is effective in preventing new basal cell carcinomas in patients with an inherited predisposition to the disease.

2011-04-03 15:49:29

A new hedgehog pathway inhibitor demonstrated efficacy in preventing and treating basal cell cancer among patients with basal cell nevus syndrome, a rare inheritable disease.

2011-04-03 15:41:54

The American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting continues to be a showcase for the most cutting edge science in cancer, and this year's meeting, held here April 2-6, will include an increased focus on clinical trials that will impact patient care.

2011-02-27 00:01:40

Tans are caused by harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or tanning lamps, and if you’ve had one, you’ve sustained skin cell damage.

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2011-01-26 06:22:51

Experts report in the British Journal of Dermatology that sap from the common garden weed petty spurge appears to treat non-melanoma skin cancers.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.