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2011-07-20 07:03:00

Physician-based screening for melanoma is associated with higher rates of detecting the cancer than self-examinations, according to this study.

2011-05-15 00:02:30

Dermatopathologist Dr. George Hollenberg urgently encourages people to visit a dermatologist for yearly skin cancer exams. More than one million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year, outnumbering all other cancers combined.

2011-05-11 05:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J. and TOKYO, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo announced that applications have been submitted for market approval for vemurafenib (PLX4032/RG7204) for the treatment of metastatic melanoma to the U.S.

2011-02-23 18:05:41

High-resolution images from a laser-based tool developed at Duke University could help doctors better diagnose melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, while potentially saving thousands of lives and millions of dollars in unnecessary healthcare costs each year.

2011-01-21 08:15:47

A new report shows a follow-up program could help detect melanoma earlier in high-risk patients.

2011-01-17 22:37:15

A follow-up program for patients at high risk of developing skin cancer appears to be associated with the detection of melanomas at early stages and with good prognosis.

2010-11-20 00:00:52

Head-to-toe skin exams, at home and in your dermatologist’s office, can save your life Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2010 Skin cancer is a scary subject.

2010-05-17 00:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the fact that skin cancer is the only cancer that can be seen on the surface of the skin, a new survey by the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) reports that a large number of people are not taking the time to examine their skin for any changes that could be warning signs of skin cancer or seeing a health-care provider for a skin cancer screening.

2010-03-04 13:00:00

MIAMI, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to estimates from the American Cancer Society, melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, was responsible for an estimated 8,650 deaths in the United States in 2009.

2009-09-22 07:12:51

Very–light-skinned children without red hair who tan appear to develop more nevi (birthmarks, moles or other colored spots on the skin) than children who do not tan.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.