Latest Basal cell carcinoma Stories

2010-11-30 21:58:02

New research shows the NSAID Celebrex may help prevent some non-melanoma skin cancers from developing in patients who have pre-cancerous actinic keratoses lesions and are at high risk for having the disease.

2010-11-19 00:00:43

OC Skin Institute, a medical and cosmetic dermatology group in Orange County, is now offering the advanced Mohs surgery technique to remove skin cancer. The procedure is used to remove squamous cell and basal cell skin cancers using a safe, micrographic technique with minimal scarring.

2010-10-24 00:13:15

Thousand Oaks Skin Cancer Center Recommends Screenings With summer over, those who were in the sun without sunscreen are concerned about their skin health. Skin cancer screenings and treatment are offered by Mohs surgeon Dr.

2010-10-23 01:34:30

The annual "Euromelanoma Day" campaign is designed to prevent skin cancer among the general public.

2010-10-22 17:05:50

In a study to be published online Oct. 21 in PLoS Genetics, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have implicated the lack of a protein important in hooking our skin cells together in the most common variety of skin cancer.

2010-10-19 16:09:49

Can skin cancer be treated with light?

2010-10-19 13:56:57

Patients with basal cell nevus syndrome, which predisposes them to develop non-melanoma skin cancers, appear to be at increased risk for vitamin D deficiency if they take steps to protect themselves from sunlight.

2010-09-28 20:18:05

The loss of a gene known as INPP5A could predict the onset, and track the progression, of an aggressive type of skin cancer.

2010-08-05 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In most cases, non-melanoma skin cancers are caused by overexposure to ultraviolet radiation - the invisible rays from the sun that can burn the skin.

2010-07-09 13:45:32

HPV infection heightens the risk of developing certain skin cancers and is worsened if people are taking immunosuppression drugs.

Word of the Day
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".