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INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company announced today that it has suspended its global Phase III study evaluating tasisulam, an investigational, small-molecule anti-cancer compound, as a second-line treatment for those with unresectable or metastatic melanoma.
Rush University Medical Center has just enrolled the first U.S. patient in an international clinical trial testing a novel drug to treat certain kinds of melanoma, a deadly skin cancer that in its advanced stages currently has few effective treatments.
Head-to-toe skin exams, at home and in your dermatologistâ€™s office, can save your life Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2010 Skin cancer is a scary subject.
GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation, www.molliesfund.org has announced the launch of a free application that will provide valuable information for skin cancer and melanoma detection.
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The annual "Euromelanoma Day" campaign is designed to prevent skin cancer among the general public.
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.
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.
Exercise can buffer the effects of stress-induced cell aging.
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.
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) 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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