Latest Basal cell carcinoma Stories
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.
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.
HPV infection heightens the risk of developing certain skin cancers and is worsened if people are taking immunosuppression drugs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A widely-available anti-inflammatory prescription drug can reduce the risk of a common skin cancer in humans.
Many heart transplant patients develop multiple skin cancers, with increased risk for some skin cancers among patients with other cancers and with increasing age.