Latest squamous cell carcinoma Stories
Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have discovered a new drug target for squamous cell carcinoma â€“ the second most common form of skin cancer.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaDerm, a division of Nycomed US Inc., announced today that is has launched AK Connect, a patient resource program that contains information tailored to different types of patients about diagnosis, symptoms, treatment and support for actinic keratosis (AK).
Surprising results from Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare sun safety event SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How prevalent is skin cancer in Arizona? More than half of the 411 people who were screened May 7 at the Virginia G.
New research from North Carolina State University shows that a â€œgatekeeperâ€ protein plays an important role in skin-cancer prevention in humans and lab mice.
BOCA RATON, Fla., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Premier healthcare alliance, a network of more than 2,500 U.S.
Squamous cell cancers, which can occur in multiple organs in the body, can originate from hair follicle stem cells, a finding that could result in new strategies to treat and potentially prevent the disease.
Squamous cell cancers of the oral cavity and esophagus are common throughout the world, with over 650,000 cases of oral cancer each year and esophageal cancer representing the sixth most common cause of cancer death in men.
A leukemia drug may be used as a new target therapy for some lung cancer patients.
Freeze-dried strawberries may be an alternative to drugs for the prevention of esophageal cancer.
Among people with AIDS, the risk of stomach and esophageal malignancies is higher than among the general population.
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