Skin Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/1/2007
5/31/2007
More Americans Suffering Sunburns

Too much sun greatly increases skin cancer risk, experts say

5/14/2007
Immune System Dysfunction Pinpointed in Melanoma Cases

Finding may boost cancer vaccine efforts, researchers say

5/11/2007
Scientists Find Clues to AIDS-Linked Cancer

Kaposi's sarcoma relies on key bits of genetic material, experts say

5/7/2007
Washington, NYC America's Most 'Sun-Smart' Cities

Chicago residents are worst for warding off skin cancer, survey of cities and states finds

5/3/2007
Less Sun a Better Bet Than Sunscreens

Protective clothing also cuts your risk of skin cancer, research finds

4/23/2007
Dermatologists Best for Melanoma Diagnosis

Patients survived longer if skin specialist spotted the lesion, study found

4/16/2007
Antigen-Cloning Technique May Bolster Skin Cancer Vaccine

Research could find way to stimulate helper T-cells to fight melanoma

3/27/2007
Blueberries May Help Curb Colon Cancer

The antioxidant-rich food cut precancerous lesions in rats

3/20/2007
Childhood Leukemia Survivors at Long-Term Risk of Second Cancer

Odds for a variety of tumors kept rising in 30-year study

3/8/2007
Cancer-Fighting Gene Guards Against Sun Damage

Gene jumpstarts tanning process, which protects against skin cancer

2/5/2007
Genital Skin Cancer More Deadly for Women

Doctors need better awareness of this nonmelanoma malignancy, experts say

2/2/2007
For Drivers, Skin Cancer Is Often One-Sided

Tumors more likely on left arm, neck, especially in men, study shows

1/17/2007
Partnered Learning Boosts Use of Skin Cancer Self-Exams

It may reinforce the importance of these exams, experts say

1/15/2007
Health Tip: Spot a Suspicious Mole

Signs that you should see a doctor

12/29/2006
Tanning Beds No Holiday Gift for Your Skin

Try healthier self-tanners instead before that office party, experts urge

12/28/2006
Health Tip: Keep Deadly Skin Cancer Away

Suggestions to prevent melanoma

12/20/2006
Infant Jaundice Treatment May Encourage Moles

Light therapy spurs smaller forms of the cancer-linked blemishes, researchers say

12/18/2006
Characteristics of Fast-Growing Melanomas Identified

They tend to be thicker, symmetrical and elevated, Australian study says

11/21/2006
Marathoners Run a Greater Risk for Skin Cancer

Exposed skin and depressed immune systems may be to blame, experts say

10/20/2006
Beachgoers Accurately Report Sun-Protection Habits

Study insights help validate skin cancer research

10/6/2006
Zolinza Treats Rare Skin Cancer

When other remedies fail

9/27/2006
Lymph Node Test Helps Fight Melanoma

'Sentinel' nodes help doctors spot the cancer's spread

9/20/2006
Rub On a Tan and Prevent Skin Cancer?

Research with mice finds a tanning lotion that protects against malignancies, too

9/16/2006
Tanning Still in Style With U.S. Teens

Messages about skin cancer are having little impact, survey shows

8/31/2006
Cancer Researchers Announce Gene Therapy Success

For the first time, tweaking DNA leads to sustained tumor regression

8/18/2006
What Does That SPF in Sunscreen Really Mean?

Experts say many people overestimate how much protection sunscreens provide

7/25/2006
New Sunscreen Promises More Protection

But the lotion won't change the rules on warding off skin cancer, experts say

7/24/2006
Anthelios OTC Sunscreen Approved in U.S.

Contains novel UVA-blocking ingredient

7/20/2006
Mapping the Back Helps Patients Beat Skin Cancer

Keeping track of blemishes spots melanoma early, experts say

7/17/2006
Guidelines Could Reduce Skin Cancer Over-Diagnosis

New rules separate out normal pigment cells from deadly melanomas

7/12/2006
Melanoma Education Protects Patients' Siblings

Brothers, sisters of people with skin cancer are at much higher odds for the disease, experts say

6/21/2006
Campaign Helps Hispanics Enjoy a Healthy Summer

Free helpline will answer questions about summer safety

6/19/2006
Melanoma Often Spotted Later Among Blacks, Hispanics

The result: A lower survival rate, particuarly for blacks, study finds

6/16/2006
Melanoma Death Rate Still Climbing

But research could lead to promising new therapies, experts say

6/14/2006
5/29/2006
Not Enough Men Getting the Message on Sunscreen

Most magazine ads are geared toward women, study finds

5/13/2006
Think You're Sun-Savvy? Check Here

Simple quiz dispels typical tanning myths

5/12/2006
Hispanic Farmworkers at High Risk for Skin Disease

Better education and access to hygienic facilities could help, experts say

4/17/2006
Melanoma That Recurs More Prevalent Than Thought

Nearly 15 percent of patients at risk of second diagnosis within two years, study says

4/13/2006
Feel-Good Tanning May Be Addiction

Ultraviolet rays produce endorphins, study suggests

3/27/2006
Health Tip: Tanning Beds Especially Dangerous to Younger People

Organizations warn that those under 35 double their skin cancer risk

3/15/2006
Virus May Raise Skin Cancer Risk

Human papillomavirus more prevalent in patients with specific malignancy

1/31/2006
Melanoma Vaccine for Dogs May Aid Humans

About 40% of animals respond to experimental treatment, researchers say

1/30/2006
Cancer Screening Rates Remain Unchanged

Despite effective tests, not enough people are taking advantage of them, report finds

1/23/2006
Deadly Skin Cancer on Rise Among Hispanics

Melanoma rates up, particularly for males, study finds

12/22/2005
Researchers Unravel Sunlight-Skin Cancer Link

UV-B rays tied to two forms of malignncy, but not melanoma

12/15/2005
Scientists Discover New Skin Color Gene

Research with zebrafish could help fight against melanoma, study suggests

11/16/2005
Melanoma Is More Than One Disease

Prevention, treatment efforts should be targeted for specific types, study says

11/3/2005
Enzyme Might Be Culprit in Skin Cancer's Spread

Helps tumor cells move around body; finding could lead to therapies, experts say