Latest Basal cell carcinoma Stories

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.

2010-05-26 06:00:00

The Friday before Memorial Day is Declared "Don't Fry Day" to Encourage Sun Safety Awareness WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As millions of Americans prepare to enjoy the great outdoors Memorial Day weekend, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention reminds everyone to practice sun-safe behaviors - pack those wide-brimmed hats in the suitcase.

2010-05-04 04:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- She's not a faceless scientist in a lab attempting to come up with the next breakthrough in anti-aging dermatological ingredients, instead, Vincene Parrinello finds herself avenging the deaths of her parents and sister who died from cancer, the same disease that Vincene conquered.

2010-03-04 16:43:28

A Henry Ford Hospital study has shown a link between Vitamin D levels and basal cell carcinoma, a finding that could lead researchers to better understand the development of the most common form of skin cancer.

2010-01-05 14:32:00

People with the heritable disorder of the skin called Gorlin syndrome who are genetically predisposed to develop basal cell carcinoma of the skin may have a new chemoprevention therapy on the horizon.

2010-01-05 14:14:06

A widely-available anti-inflammatory prescription drug can reduce the risk of a common skin cancer in humans.

2009-12-21 22:35:49

Many heart transplant patients develop multiple skin cancers, with increased risk for some skin cancers among patients with other cancers and with increasing age.