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Love white wine? Drinking it could increase your risk of developing skin cancer!

Love white wine? Drinking it could increase your risk of developing skin cancer!

Overall alcohol intake was associated with a 14 percent higher risk of melanoma per drink per day.

Sunbeds can increase melanoma skin cancer risk

Sunbeds can increase melanoma skin cancer risk

A new research claims that sunbeds may put people at increased risk of melanoma - the most dangerous type of skin cancer.

Novel drug may stop melanoma spread

About 10,000 people are estimated to die each year from melanoma, which spreads throughout the body quickly and attacks distant organs such as the brain and lungs. 

How 'red hair' gene raises skin cancer risk!

The findings by researchers from Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and University of Leeds in the UK showed that even a single copy of a red hair-associated MC1R gene variant increased the number of mutations in melanoma skin cancer; the most serious form of skin cancer.

This summer, fight Melanoma with some simple tricks!

Thankfully this form of skin cancer is curable but early detection is a solution.

Anti-oxidants more effective for elderly with skin cancer

Cells found in the skin help the skin recovery from injuries, and can contribute to the growth and invasion of melanoma cells. 

Viagra puts you at increased skin cancer risk

The popular erectile dysfunction (ED) drug Viagra not only helps boost a man's performance in the bedroom, but also can spike the growth of skin cancer, according to a recent study.

New blood test to track skin cancer

Researchers have found out a new blood test that can closely track metastatic melanoma -- one of the most aggressive forms of skin cancer.

Promising new melanoma drug in the offing

The new compound, named SBI-756, targets a specific molecular machine known as the translation initiation complex.

Indian wins grant to study deadly skin cancer

Although melanoma is one of the least common types, representing only about two percent of skin cancer cases, it is one of the most deadly.

Skin cancer risk? Beer to the rescue

A new study has revealed that vitamin B3 derivative can cut risk of new skin cancers.

Moles on arm can predict skin cancer risk

 Do you have more than 11 moles on your right arm? You may be at a higher risk of skin cancer.