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2014-04-01 15:04:19

There are differences in prognosis in cutaneous malignant melanoma depending on cohabitation status and gender, according to a new study published in the scientific periodical Journal of Clinical Oncology.  Single men of all ages are more likely to die of their disease. Cutaneous malignant melanoma is the most aggressive form of skin cancer. The disease is one of the fastest growing cancers among Caucasian (white) populations and is an escalating health problem even among young...

Doctor Visits Increase When People See Skin Cancer Pictures
2013-08-02 08:02:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A picture is worth a thousand words, but is it worth a visit to the doctor? A new study from the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo suggests seeing pictures of skin cancer does motivate people to regularly check their own moles. The research team found visual images of skin cancer are very effective in prompting self-exams. The findings of their study were published in a recent issue of the...

2013-07-03 23:02:43

Mount Sinai dermatologists say skin cancer can be successfully treated if caught early. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 In an effort to detect and prevent skin cancer, dermatologists from The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City performed approximately 400 complimentary melanoma screenings at the Aspen Ideas Festival (AIF) in Aspen, Colorado. Mount Sinai is the first medical center to sponsor the AIF held from June 26 through July 2, 2013. The on-site screening team was led by...

2013-04-24 14:37:10

A prospective study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) observed an association between risk of second primary cancer and history of non-melanoma skin cancer in white men and women. The researchers found that people with a history of non-melanoma skin cancer had a modestly increased risk of getting cancer in the future, specifically breast and lung cancer in women and melanoma in both men and women. Non-melanoma skin cancer, which includes basal cell and squamous cell...

Study Finds Innovative Smartphone Apps Are Not Accurate When It Comes To Melanoma Diagnosis
2013-01-17 10:48:25

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Got Melanoma? There´s an app for that. But I wouldn´t rely too heavily on what it might be telling you. According to a new report, published Online First in JAMA Dermatology, smartphone apps claiming to diagnose deadly melanoma cancers have wrongly dismissed almost 25 percent of suspicious moles. And the inaccurate test results could result in life-threatening delays in visiting a healthcare professional to get necessary...

2012-04-05 05:18:13

(Ivanhoe Newswire) --  Spring is in the air and people of all ages, are trading in their overcoats and gloves for shorts and tank tops — exposing their skin to ultra-violet rays and skin cancer. Even as the rates of some cancers are falling, the Mayo Clinic is seeing an alarming new trend: the dramatic rise of skin cancer among people under the age of 40. According to researchers the incidence of melanoma has escalated, and young women are being hit the hardest. Researchers...

2011-12-02 22:30:00

According to Dermatopathologist, Dr. George Hollenberg, the use of FISH in malignant melanoma diagnosis is a âœgame changer.â Plainview, NY (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Acupath Laboratories, Inc. in Plainview, New York announces that the New York State Department of Health has approved its validation for their new fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) test, AcuProbeâ“ž¢ FISH for Melanoma, which enables a more objective,...

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