Latest Basal cell carcinoma Stories
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.
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.
An antiparasitic agent used to treat African sleeping sickness might someday be used to prevent nonmelanoma skin cancers.
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.
BOCA RATON, Fla., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Premier healthcare alliance, a network of more than 2,500 U.S.
A new drug is effective in preventing new basal cell carcinomas in patients with an inherited predisposition to the disease.
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.
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.
Tans are caused by harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or tanning lamps, and if youâ€™ve had one, youâ€™ve sustained skin cell damage.
Experts report in the British Journal of Dermatology that sap from the common garden weed petty spurge appears to treat non-melanoma skin cancers.
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