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2010-08-10 08:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of California, San Diego (UCSD), has announced the opening of the first clinic in the San Diego region dedicated to mapping and monitoring pre-cancerous moles.

2010-07-08 14:34:16

New Queen's University research has shown that the growth of melanoma, one of the most deadly forms of skin cancer, can be slowed when a little known gene called MicroRNA 193b is added.

2010-05-27 13:56:33

Exercise can buffer the effects of stress-induced cell aging.

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2010-05-27 12:05:00

A new study has found strong links tying tanning beds to melanoma, which is a deadly form of skin cancer that afflicts about 69,000 Americans every year.

2010-05-27 10:06:14

Nottingham scientists have been given the green light to test a vaccine which they hope could reverse, and even cure malignant melanoma, the most deadly type of skin cancer.

2010-05-26 16:00:00

MILLBURN, N.J., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- MoleSafe (www.molesafe.com), the world's most advanced melanoma screening program, announced today that it will offer its services at two of the nation's top medical centers by the end of 2010.

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.

2010-05-10 09:00:00

NEW YORK, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- MoleSafe (www.molesafe.com), a novel, state-of-the-art melanoma screening program, has begun providing services at the Charles C. Harris Skin and Cancer Pavilion in the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center.

2010-05-10 00:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to tanning, dermatologists have long suspected that most people need an attitude adjustment.

2010-05-03 00:00:00

Hartford Earns Top Bragging Rights; Pittsburgh Fails to Make the Grade SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At first glance, Hartford, Salt Lake City and Denver might not seem to have much in common.


Latest Melanocytic nevus Reference Libraries

Eastern Mole, Scalopus aquaticus
2012-05-04 05:50:15

The eastern mole (Scalopus aquaticus) is also known as the common mole, and it is the only mole in its genus. This mole has a very wide range, the largest of any native North American mole ranging from Canada to the eastern areas of the United States, and as far south as Mexico. In the United Sates, this mole can be found in Texas, Nebraska, Kansas, Florida, Louisiana, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. However, it is not found in the Appalachian Mountains. Its Canadian range is limited to the...

Townsend's Mole, Scapanus townsendii
2012-04-27 08:39:32

Townsend's mole (Scapanus townsendii) can be found in North America. Its range extends from southwestern British Columbia to northwestern California. It prefers to live in lowland and open wooded spaces with soil that has high moisture content. These moles are the largest in North America, with a body length of up to 8.3 inches and an average weight of 4.9 ounces. Its physical characteristics are common for a creature that lives under ground. Its forepaws are large and used for digging, while...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.