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Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer May Lead To Other Forms Of Cancer
2014-03-10 07:03:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People who contract nonmelanoma skin cancer by the age of 25 face an increased risk of eventually developing melanoma or other types of cancer, researchers from the University of Melbourne and the University of Oxford report in a recent edition of the journal Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. According to HealthDay News reporter Robert Preidt, the study authors analyzed data from over 500,000 individuals with a...

2012-04-05 20:54:21

Henry Ford Hospital dermatology researchers are urging caution about using claims data for identifying nonmelanoma skin cancer, suggesting that the commonly used method, which previously had not been validated, may be unreliable. Instead, researchers say, an electronic pathology report (EPR) is far superior for more accurately identifying cases. Claims data is common health insurance billing information. EPR shows the biopsy of a skin specimen result. In a study published online...

2008-08-26 15:01:06

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Individuals with a history of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC), especially those who had it at a younger age, are at significantly greater risk for future cancers, according to a study led by Anthony J. Alberg, Ph.D., of the Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina. The study, which followed more than 19,000 people for 16 years, will be published August 26 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. After adjusting for...

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