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2014-03-04 23:30:56

The Sensus Healthcare SRT-100™ is a non-invasive skin cancer treatment system. The SRT-100™ will provide the local patient community with the most effective, non-surgical and pain free therapy to treat non-melanoma skin cancers, such as Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC), which account for the vast majority of all skin cancers. Roslyn Heights, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Skin Cancer Radiotherapy Institute (SCRI) announced that they are the first medical...

2014-03-04 23:28:32

Treatments are Top Procedure in 2013 Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Not only are skin cancer treatments again the top procedure performed by American Society for Dermatologic Surgery members but the number of cases continues to rise, according to a recent ASDS survey. ASDS members performed more than 3 million skin cancer treatments in 2013, an increase of 13 percent from 2012, according to the 2013 ASDS Survey on Dermatologic Procedures released last month. Skin cancer is...

2014-03-04 04:21:22

Study finds TPF 50's revolutionary skin protection technology to reduce the effects of sun damage associated with skin aging and non-melanoma skin cancer[1](NMSC) NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth Arden, Inc. today, in tandem with the release of a clinical study published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, unveiled Triple Protection Factor Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 50+, or TPF 50, a groundbreaking new anti-aging product. TPF 50 was developed based on a unique...

2014-02-28 13:40:24

University of Bonn: Skin inflammation following UV irradiation promotes cancer cell spread along blood vessels Melanoma is particularly dangerous because it can form metastases in vital organs such as the lungs, liver or brain. UV radiation is considered to be the most significant triggering factor. An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University Hospital and the LIMES Institute of the University of Bonn has now discovered that sunburns contribute to the development of this...

2014-02-27 08:25:52

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Provectus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC: PVCT) The melanoma version of the drug is the closest to market release. Phase 2 data was finalized in October 2012 and the drug is being prepped for Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) Drug Submission with the FDA and is in the final steps for approval. Once submitted PVCT should receive a decision within 60 days of receipt of that request. The breast and liver cancer versions of the drug have...

2014-02-26 08:29:54

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles dermatologist, Dr. Peyman Ghasri, offers a variety of treatments for skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States today and can cause significant pain, disfigurement and death. Early identification and treatment of cancer is generally associated with more positive outcomes. About Dr. Peyman Ghasri, Skin Doctor Los Angeles Dr. Ghasri is a premier dermatologist. He graduated magna cum laude from...

2014-02-19 12:44:47

Cancer cell spread to the sentinel node—the lymph node to which cancer cells are most likely to spread from a primary tumor—is a risk factor for melanoma death. According to a study published in this week's PLOS Medicine by Anja Ulmer, Christoph Klein and colleagues from the Universities of Tübingen and Regensburg, Germany, the prognosis of a patient largely depends on the number of disseminated cancer cells per million lymphocytes in the sentinel node. Even very low numbers were found...

2014-02-14 12:23:35

The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation backs the FDA's landmark decision to approve inhibitor cocktails for melanoma. NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The well-known science philanthropist and founder of the Program for Evolutionary Dynamics at Harvard University, has heralded the Food and Drug Administration's approval of the first inhibitor combination clinical trial for melanoma patients. "It's about time," Jeffrey Epstein remarked who donated substantial funds to the...

2014-02-13 16:27:49

ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Female high school students in states with indoor tanning laws, particularly those with parental permission laws and age restrictions, were less likely to engage in indoor tanning compared to students in states without any laws, according to a CDC study published online by the American Journal of Public Health. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Approximately 3.5 million cases of nonmelanoma skin...

2014-02-12 23:00:52

Dr. Mitchel Goldman, Director of Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego and President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, discusses the organizations statistical data for 2013, including an increase in patient treatments. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Dr. Mitchel Goldman, commented today on statistical data released by the ASDS for data reported in 2013. The survey was conducted January 2 through 24, 2014...