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2014-05-13 08:31:13

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: PVCT) is a development stage biopharmaceutical company that is primarily engaged in developing oncology and dermatology therapies through its two predominant drug candidates, PV-10 and PH-10. The company is working to develop PV-10 for the treatment of several life-threatening cancers, including metastatic melanoma, liver cancer (also known as Hepatocellular carcinoma, or HCC), and breast cancer....

2014-05-12 23:11:19

In the heat of Skin Cancer Awareness month, Goddess Garden Organics and 16 other mineral sunscreen companies have partnered with the Environmental Working Group (EWG) to launch a Sun Safety Campaign to raise awareness about dangers of sun exposure and promote alternatives that allow the public to enjoy the sun safely. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Goddess Garden is one of seventeen sunscreen brands that have banded together to support the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and its...

What Leads To Cancer Formation In Melanoma?
2014-05-09 03:19:54

Oregon State University Researchers at Oregon State University have identified a specific biochemical process that can cause normal and healthy skin cells to transform into cancerous melanoma cells, which should help predict melanoma vulnerability and could also lead to future therapies. More than 70,000 cases of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, develop in the U.S. every year. The work was published today in PLoS Genetics, in work supported by the National Institutes of...

2014-05-08 23:05:37

“Education obtained at the dermatology appointment may improve early self-detection of melanoma, and having an established dermatologist may facilitate earlier evaluation of concerning lesions,” according to a recent study in The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Early-stage melanoma is more detectable on patients that visit a knowledgeable, board certified dermatologist on a regular basis than those who forego consistent checkups, according to a...

2014-05-07 23:13:47

One of Sevique’s bestselling products is Dawn til Dark, an all-in-one anti-aging moisturizer with SPF 35 protection from harmful UVA/UVB rays. Its light weight texture makes it a great make primer and easy to apply on the go. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and with the number of new cases increasing substantially each year (it is estimated there will be 140,000 new cases of melanoma in 2014 and approximately 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their...

2014-05-07 08:33:48

LOS ANGELES, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skin doctor, Dr. Peyman Ghasri, offers a variety of treatments for different types of skin cancer at Castle Dermatology. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the country today with more than two million people diagnosed every year. The three most common types of skin cancer are Squamous skin cancer, Basal Cell skin cancer and Melanoma skin cancer. Treatment can vary based on the type of cancer, the extent of the cancer, the...

2014-05-07 08:37:47

Eczema caused by defects in the skin could reduce the risk of developing skin cancer, according to new research by King's College London. The immune response triggered by eczema could help prevent tumor formation by shedding potentially cancerous cells from the skin. There is ongoing debate surrounding allergic diseases and their impact on the likelihood of developing cancer, with some studies suggesting that eczema is associated with a reduced risk of skin cancer. However, it is difficult...

2014-05-06 08:36:28

Dr. Justin Piasecki, Washington Doctor and Mohs Surgery Expert, at Forefront of Skin Cancer GIG HARBOR, Wash., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognized as the most common cause of cancer in the United States, skin cancer accounts for approximately half of all the cancers in the country.[1] According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, more than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year, with the incidences of skin cancer outnumbering all cases of breast, colon, lung, and prostate...

2014-05-06 08:35:12

CheapCaribbean.com Recognizes Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May PLANO, Texas, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May, the "Beach Vacation Experts" at CheapCaribbean.com have issued travel-focused tips for vacationers planning their summer beachside escapes. And while skin cancer is not the only danger of sun exposure - as ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause sunburns, wrinkles and damage to the eyes - it is one of the...

2014-05-06 04:23:32

The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation and the Melanoma Research Alliance put their support behind the much needed Sunscreen Innovation Act. NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunscreens are long overdue for a makeover: in fact active ingredients in US sunscreens haven't been updated for fifteen years, despite dermatologist and oncologist warnings that US sunscreens are not effective enough. Today, the Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation, an active supporter of the Melanoma Research...


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