Skin Cancer News

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10/31/2005
A Shopping Cart of Cancer Fighters

Research sheds light on possible tumor-taming properties of vegetables and herbs

10/4/2005
With Melanoma, History Repeats Itself

Almost 1 in 11 people with the skin cancer will have another tumor, study finds

9/27/2005
Kidney-Transplant Patients at Higher Melanoma Risk

Use of immune-system suppression drugs may be cause, study suggests

9/20/2005
Health Tip: Tanning Lamps Can Harm Your Skin

Here are ways to minimize your risk

8/29/2005
Pigment Makes Redheads More Prone to Skin Cancer

New research pinpoints the difference between hair colors and cancer risk

8/16/2005
When Tanning Becomes an Addiction

Sunbathing is a dangerous compulsion for some, study suggests

8/9/2005
Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers Striking More Young Adults

Women under 40 are proving to be especially susceptible, study finds

8/3/2005
Study Suggests Melanoma May Be Overdiagnosed

But critics say early detection is best way to fight the disease

7/22/2005
Creams Combat Basal Cell Skin Cancers

Two new treatments help clear up these nonlethal lesions

7/6/2005
Melanoma Gene Predicts Disease Severity

Scientists find mutation in advanced cases

6/20/2005
Deadliest Skin Cancer Often Missed

Better awareness needed for early diagnosis, researchers say

6/15/2005
Sunlight Lowers Prostate Cancer Risk

But it raises skin cancer odds, so experts don't advise sunbathing

5/28/2005
Even Kids Aren't Safe From Skin Cancer

One bad burn can have dangerous consequences years later, experts say

5/20/2005
High-Risk Types Not Heeding Skin Cancer Warnings

Prevention is key, since there's been little progress in melanoma treatment

5/15/2005
Melanoma Survival Rates Haven't Budged in 30 Years

Grim outlook for a deadly disease revealed at cancer meeting

5/13/2005
Health Tip: Protecting Yourself from the Sun

Tips for keeping your skin healthy

4/29/2005
Heat, Radiation Combo Strikes Strong Blow Against Tumors

Hyperthermia boosts effectiveness of radiation, study finds

4/25/2005
Children With Soft-Tissue Cancers Face Risk of More Tumors

Survivors treated with chemotherapy and radiation at greater risk, study finds

4/22/2005
Women, Young People At Highest Sunburn Risk

Behaviors may make these groups more vulnerable to skin cancer

4/20/2005
Turning Fearsome Viruses Into Cancer Foes

Scientists are using herpes, measles bugs to destroy malignant cells

4/13/2005
Electricity Delivers Gene to Fight Melanoma

New trial will use mild shock to open skin pores, mobilize immune system

4/13/2005
Health Tip: Suspicious Moles

A mark of beauty or cancer?

4/13/2005
Protein Helps Control Cancer's Spread

Brain tumor discovery may help fight other malignancies

3/31/2005
Healthy Change, Early Screening Can Cut Cancer Rates

Cancer Society report finds some successes, many challenges

3/22/2005
Wrinkle Fears May Help Prevent Skin Cancer

Young people responded to photos showing sun-linked skin aging, researchers note

3/17/2005
Protein Key to Skin Cancer Spread Found

Researchers say it's a possible target for treatment

3/11/2005
Melanoma in Children Appears Different Than Adult Disease

Survival rate in young kids is higher, small study finds

2/14/2005
Reprogrammed HIV Can Hunt Down Cancer Cells

Harmless form of the virus attacked malignancies in mice, says study

2/11/2005
Leukemia Drug Eyed for Kaposi's Sarcoma

Gleevec can shrink skin tumors linked to HIV/AIDS

2/8/2005
Researchers Fish for Clues to Cancerous Moles

Study in zebrafish yields genetic answers

2/4/2005
Scientists Get Handle on Kaposi's Sarcoma

Herpes virus infects body before cancer takes hold

2/1/2005
Sun Can Show a Cancer Benefit

Studies showed increased survival rates for melanoma, protection against type of lymphoma

1/17/2005
Melanoma Vaccine Triggers T-Cells to Attack Tumors

New research offers insights into ways immune system fights the disease

1/8/2005
Shield Your Skin From Winter Sun

Slather on sunscreen before you hit the slopes

12/31/2004
Health Tip: The A-B-C's of Skin Cancer

Here's an easy way to remember what to look for when checking

12/27/2004
Protein Fuels Melanoma's Growth

Discovery could lead to new treatments for deadly skin cancer, researchers say

12/23/2004
Gray Hair Shares Genetic Root With Melanoma

Study finds genes that lead to both

12/13/2004
Chronic Stress May Raise Skin Cancer Risk

Sped development of tumors in mice exposed to UV light

12/7/2004
Addition Urged for Melanoma Memory Device

Know your ABCDEs to detect cancer, researchers suggest

10/19/2004
Toothpaste Ingredient Guards Against Skin Cancer

Antibacterial also found in mouthwash helps kill off damaged cells

9/29/2004
Cancer Drug Stalls Rare Skin Cancer

Small study finds Gleevec effective in treating dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

9/17/2004
Health Tip: Autumn Doesn't Mean Less Sun Screen

The sun's angle can still damage your skin

9/2/2004
DNA Fragments Kill Melanoma Cells

Finding may lead to new treatments for deadly form of skin cancer

9/1/2004
Single Protein a Key Player in Skin Cancer

Stat3 sets disease development in motion, researchers find

8/17/2004
Shielding Your Skin From the Summer Sun

The truth about wrinkles, skin cancer, sunburns and skin rashes

8/17/2004
Moms Slack Off on Sun Protection With Toddlers

Study finds more sunburns reported in second summer than in first

7/30/2004
Don't Get Burned by Fun in the Sun

Skin cancer can be the price

7/16/2004
Topical Cream for Skin Cancer

When surgery is less preferred

7/16/2004
Stopping Skin Cancer's Spread

Researchers disrupt molecular link in metastasis

7/12/2004
Addicted to Tanning Booths?

Study suggests UV light boosts endorphin levels in sun lovers