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2012-06-26 06:20:45

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- According to the National Cancer Institute, there has been a steady increase in the prevalence of oropharyngeal cancers in the U.S. since 1973. Researchers believe this increase has mainly been attributed to oral HPV infection. A new study attempts to show links between gum disease and HPV to head and neck cancers. Researchers at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine evaluated data from 124 patients diagnosed with primary head and neck squamous cell...

2012-06-19 09:35:08

Among patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinomas, a history of chronic inflammation in the mouth (periodontitis, i.e. gum disease) may be associated with an increased risk of tumors positive for human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a report published Online First by Archives of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery, a JAMA Network publication. The National Cancer Institute has reported a steady increase in the prevalence of oropharyngeal cancers in the United States...

2012-06-19 09:33:26

Smoking appears to be associated with an increased risk of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma skin cancer, according to a report of a meta-analysis and review of available medical literature published Online First by Archives of Dermatology, a JAMA Network publication. About 97 percent of skin cancers are epithelial (cells that cover the skin) in origin and are either basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) or squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs), which are collectively known as nonmelanoma skin cancer...

2012-06-11 21:30:25

Radionuclide therapy study shows a novel treatment for basal cell carcinoma can cure patients without requiring hospitalization A customized patch treatment for basal cell carcinoma completely destroys facial tumors without surgery or major radiation therapy in 80 percent of patients studied, say researchers at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 2012 Annual Meeting. There are two main types of skin cancer:melanoma, which forms deep in the cells that produce pigment in skin, and...

2012-06-05 23:01:16

Multiple studies have revealed that skin cancer is now the most common form of cancer within the United States, with a steady rise in cases every year. Unfortunately, we are living in a society that places a high aesthetic value on sun-kissed or tanned skin. Dr Sam Speron confirms that excessive tanning and sun exposure is a catalyst to what could be the most rapidly spreading epidemic of our time. Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 These days, tanned and sun-kissed skin is heavily...

2012-06-04 19:36:53

Skin cancer patients whose childhood included periods of neglect or maltreatment are at a much greater risk for their cancers to return when they face a major stressful event, based on a new study. The research suggests that such experiences during a person's youth can set a lower level of immune response for life, which in turn might make them more susceptible to the kind of cancers that are often successfully fought by the immune system, so-called immunogenic tumors. While the...

Two Experimental Drugs Showing Promise In Melanoma Fight
2012-06-04 13:41:38

Researchers presented findings on Monday at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago of two experimental treatments that treat advanced melanoma. The two experimental treatments, known as Dabrafenib and Tramentinib, are being developed by GlaxoSmithKline and are showing promising results to combat the deadly skin cancer. The researchers said that the trial on Tramentinib included 322 people, 214 of which took the experimental drug while the rest did chemotherapy....

2012-05-30 05:27:08

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — It´s no secret that people who double up on sunscreen get more protection from the sun, but a new study suggests that those who frequently take painkillers may receive some of the same benefits. Sigrún Alba Jóhannesdóttir, BSc, of Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark, and her colleagues conducted a study to see if taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs, i.e. aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen) would decrease...

Protection Against Skin Cancer From Commonly Used Painkillers
2012-05-29 10:43:46

Aspirin and other similar painkillers may help protect against skin cancer, a new study suggests. Published in the online journal CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings indicate that skin cancer prevention may be added to the benefits of these commonly used medications. Previous studies suggest that taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen, naproxen and aspirin, as well as a variety of other nonprescription and...


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