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Sunscreen use in childhood could help prevent melanoma in adults

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 10:01

Researchers have claimed that the incidence of malignant melanoma in adulthood can be dramatically reduced by the consistent use of sunscreen in infancy and childhood.

Sunscreen alone can`t protect from skin cancer

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 14:20

Sunscreen alone cannot be relied upon to prevent malignant melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, a new study has found.

Even indoor tanning raises melanoma risk

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 19:58

Do you use indoor tanning believing that this is safe? Beware as this may increase the chances of your developing melanoma, an alarming study says.

Men living alone at high skin cancer death risk: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 13:11

Living alone? You may be at a higher risk of death from skin cancer, especially if you are male, an alarming study claims.

Gene mutation behind deadly skin cancer identified

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 11:28

Researchers have identified gene mutation that is responsible for a hereditary form of skin cancer melanoma.

Camera that detects skin cancer in two seconds developed!

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 18:37

At a time when the frequency of both non-melanoma and melanoma skin cancers has been increasing causing serious concerns throughout the world, scientists in Finland have invented a new camera that could change the way of treating the deadly disease in the coming days.

Indoor tanning more cancerous than smoking

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 13:34

A new study has linked more cases of cancer to indoor tanning exposure than smoking. According to an analysis of past research, more than a third of adults in Western countries have been exposed to indoor tanning at some point.

Heavy drinking may `increase skin cancer risk by more than half`

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 13:14

A new study has revealed that heavy drinking can increase the risk of developing the deadliest form of skin cancer by more than half.

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