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2008-08-04 09:01:04

Electro-Optical Sciences, Inc. ("EOS") (NASDAQ: MELA) today announced that patient accrual in the MelaFind(R) pivotal trial was completed last week.

2008-07-07 12:00:48

By CATHERINE VONLEDEBUR LOOKING tanned can make you feel good - but are you putting your life in I jeopardy just to look bronzed? Skin cancer is now the third most common cancer among young people - and despite campaigns and continued warnings from experts, we still put ourselves at risk by using sunbeds and inadequate SPF protection.

2008-06-21 18:00:22

SHOPPERS in Birmingham are being urged to have their moles checked out to spot signs of skin cancer. The High Street branch of Boots in the city centre is staging in- store mole checks on Thursday.

2008-06-18 18:00:44

HOUSTON, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that school is out and the first day of summer is upon us, the cancer care experts at Texas Oncology remind Texans to "save your skin" by outsmarting the sun when spending time outdoors.

2006-07-21 10:24:41

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with melanomas in the head and neck area have experienced a greater total amount of sun exposure than those who develop the deadly skin cancers in their trunk area, Australian researchers report.

2006-02-02 12:45:00

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who've had common, highly curable forms of skin cancer may face a heightened risk of the deadlier skin tumor melanoma, researchers have found.

2005-12-20 16:15:00

Individuals diagnosed with a first malignant melanoma of the skin have a significantly increased risk of being diagnosed with a second malignant melanoma, according to a report in the current issue of the International Journal of Cancer.

2005-09-28 16:19:21

People who receive a kidney transplant are nearly four times more likely than the general population to develop melanoma, a rare but deadly form of skin cancer, according to a study led by Christopher Hollenbeak, Ph.D., associate professor, Departments of Surgery and Health Evaluation Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

2005-08-04 16:42:33

New research published online by the BMJ today (Thursday 4 August 2005) suggests that melanoma is being overdiagnosed in the United States.

2005-07-15 14:19:26

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a Mediterranean population typically at low risk for developing melanoma, carriers of mutations in the pigmentation gene MC1R are at increased risk of developing the skin cancer and having it progress, a study hints.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.