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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.

New combo treatment may be effective against melanoma

Scientists have for the first time found that a novel combination therapy is highly effective at treating melanoma patients with skin metastases.

New combo therapy effective against melanoma

 A novel combination therapy was found to be highly effective at treating patients with melanoma, known as the most serious type of skin cancer.

Why moles sometimes develop into melanoma

Scientists have identified the role of a protein in the development of typically harmless moles on our skin into the dangerous melanoma skin cancer.

Viagra doesn't cause skin cancer, but following a Viagra lifestyle might

A new research has revealed that erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra, don't cause skin cancer, but following lifestyle that involves ingesting medications to prevent erectile dysfunction can be blamed.

Researchers discover novel mechanism to fight against Melanoma

A new study has provided a deeper insight into how to combat with the melanoma skin cancer.

Immunotherapy, a new treatment to fight cancer

In what could completely alter the course of cancer treatment globally, a combination of immunotherapy -- helping the body's own defences to fight cancer cells -- drugs has shown impressive results for terminally-ill melanoma patients in Britain.

Immunotherapy combo packs punch against melanoma

Immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system in order to attack cancer, is more potent against melanoma when two agents are combined, but side effects rise too, researchers said Sunday.

How Hibiscus leaf may help fight melanoma

A new study has suggested that Hibiscus leaf may help treat melanoma.