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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to tanning, dermatologists have long suspected that most people need an attitude adjustment.
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.
A sun protection intervention program that encouraged fourth-graders to wear hats outdoors as a skin cancer prevention measure significantly increased hat use at school, but not at home.
VALHALLA, N.Y., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A new website, Skinofmine.com, allows users to upload photos of their moles or other skin concerns and analyze them for signs of melanoma such as border irregularity, asymmetry, and color irregularity, or to track changes in their mole or other skin concern over time.
Structural and functional differences in darker skin types contribute to skin and hair problems MIAMI, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to projections from the United States Census Bureau, people with skin of color will comprise approximately half of the U.S. population by 2050.
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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