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2014-07-29 23:16:17

Dr. Jason Wendel – recipient of a Regional Top Doctor Award for Plastic Surgery, and named one of the Top 10 Plastic Surgeon Specialists for Nashville, TN – has released a new line of skin care products. His complete line includes a Hydration Booster, Retexturing Night Crème, and Anti-aging C Complex, all designed to give the face and skin a younger, more radiant appearance while protecting them from the sun’s harmful UV rays. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Dr. Jason Wendel –...

2014-07-29 23:13:26

From now until August 16th, 2014, UV Technologies is offering a palm tree-shaped keychain/bottle opener to the next 200 people to download and write an honest review in iTunes of the iTanSmart suntan app. President of UV Technologies and creator of the app, Kevin McGuire, has implemented the promotion as a means for gaining valuable app-user feedback and expressing customer appreciation. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Summer is a time to enjoy the outdoors and ample sunshine. With...

2014-07-29 16:28:18

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Suntanning Association (ASA) - the nation's largest association of professional suntanning facilities - today issued the following statement about the U.S. Acting Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer: The ASA is committed to promoting responsible UV exposure, both indoor and outdoor, for the millions of Americans who enjoy tanning every year. The Acting Surgeon General is trivializing an important...

2014-07-29 00:21:19

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the epidemic rise in melanoma incidence and the increasingly heavy toll it is taking on young adults, this cancer has remained low on the public health radar screen. The report issued today by "the nation's doctor" changes the national conversation and recognizes that skin cancer is a major health threat that warrants coordinated action. Melanoma is the deadliest of all skin cancers and, on behalf of those fighting this disease,...

2014-07-25 10:41:50

Temple University Health System Asking patients if a suspicious skin lesion is painful or itchy may help doctors decide whether the spot is likely to be cancerous, according to a new study headed by Gil Yosipovitch, MD, Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at Temple University School of Medicine. The study, published online by JAMA Dermatology on July 23, 2014, found that nearly 36. 9 percent of skin cancer lesions are accompanied by itching, while 28.2 percent involve pain....

2014-07-24 23:10:39

The DrugNews Center is the largest source for prescription drug and medical device warnings, research and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugNews.net today. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The prescription drug safety center DrugNews.net has added new research information to the site for patients who have taken popular erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra. Following a recent study that found men who’d taken the drugs had a higher rate of skin cancer*, a new report offers an...

2014-07-23 23:28:39

When it comes to evaluating and treating skin cancer, the public overwhelmingly prefers dermatologists over other health care providers, says a just-published study in Dermatologic Surgery. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dermatologists are overwhelmingly the preferred health care provider for evaluating and treating skin cancer, according to a study published in the June issue of Dermatologic Surgery. The journal is the official publication for American Society for...

2014-07-23 12:26:22

Atlanta Falcons join SPOT me(TM) campaign to offer free skin cancer screenings to fans during Training Camp; fans will be eligible to win autographed Falcons' memorabilia FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlanta Falcons are proud to announce the team's new partnership with the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) in an effort to raise awareness of skin cancer. Through this partnership, the Atlanta Falcons will host free SPOT me(TM) skin cancer screenings...

2014-07-18 23:04:28

Top10inaction.com recently revealed the latest skin care ranking list of 10 Best Sunscreen on their beauty channel, in which Kiehl’s Activated Sun Protector Lotion for Face is named as the best sunscreen of them all. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Top10inaction.com, one of the biggest product review websites, recently revealed the latest skin care ranking list of 10 Best Sunscreen on their beauty channel, in which Kiehl’s Activated Sun Protector Lotion for Face is named as...

2014-07-17 20:23:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you guilty of skimping on your sunscreen? Many Americans don't take skin cancer seriously, but according to the American Academy of Dermatology, one person dies every hour from melanoma. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO When found in its earliest stages, melanoma in highly treatable, but just because it's easily taken care of the first time doesn't mean it can't come back -- even decades later. A cautionary tale:...


Latest skin cancer Reference Libraries

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2011-02-17 16:45:25

Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV or MCPyV), first discovered in January 2008, is one of seven human tumor viruses. It is suspected to cause most of Merkel cell carcinoma which is a rare, aggressive form of skin cancer. Around 80% of Merkel cell carcinoma tumors are found to be infected with MCV. It is found in respiratory secretions suggesting that it may be transmitted by a respiratory route. Usually the tumors with MCV viruses go through at least two mutations that render the virus...

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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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