Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 21:16
Men are less likely to develop skin cancer than women but they are more likely to die from the disease due to lack of awareness, says Iain Mack of The MOLE Clinic.
Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 11:39
An experimental drug that has shown promise in the treatment of melanoma has also shown early potential as an effective treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 11:07
Researchers have claimed that a process involving the phenotypes - the outward, physical appearance based on genetic coding - of tumour cells could change appearance of melanoma tumours.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 15:37
Sunscreen not only provides 100 per cent protection against all three types of skin cancer but it also safeguards a `superhero gene` that helps to prevent cancer, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 22:41
People with the most dangerous type of skin cancer tend to stay out of the sun and wear extra sunscreen the year after being diagnosed. But a new small study suggests those precautions don`t last.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 09:13
A new generation of drugs designed to trigger the immune system to fight cancer is offering the prospect of a "clinical cure" for some melanoma skin cancer patients who until a few years ago were more likely to be facing a swift death.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 12:54
People who love exposing themselves to the sun can now take solace, as a new study has revealed that though spending long hours in sun may up health hazards, it has lot of benefits too.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 21:27
Terahertz radiation, the technology that peeks underneath clothing at airport security screening check points has great potential for looking underneath human skin to diagnose cancer at its earliest and most treatable stages, a researcher has revealed.