Latest Basal cell carcinoma Stories
The sun's ultraviolet light activates an enzyme that helps skin cancer cells survive and proliferate, researchers report.
A widely used arthritis drug reduces the incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers â€“ the most common cancers in humans.
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.
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.
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.
The annual "Euromelanoma Day" campaign is designed to prevent skin cancer among the general public.
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.
Can skin cancer be treated with light?
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.
The loss of a gene known as INPP5A could predict the onset, and track the progression, of an aggressive type of skin cancer.
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