Melanoma

Blood test to diagnose two cancer types is here

Blood test to diagnose two cancer types is here

They used mid-infrared spectroscopy to analyse blood serum derived from experimental mice and differentiate mice with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and subcutaneous melanoma from healthy mice and also between these two tumorous conditions.

Dec 13, 2017, 17:53 PM IST
New treatment halts melanoma in its tracks: Study

New treatment halts melanoma in its tracks: Study

Researchers from the Melanoma Institute Australia conducted two international clinical trials.

Sep 11, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
Artificial Intelligence system may help detect melanoma skin cancer

Artificial Intelligence system may help detect melanoma skin cancer

A team of researchers are developing an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based system that might help detect melanoma skin cancer early.

Aug 23, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
Doctors remove 98 cancerous tumours from 46-year-old man's brain

Doctors remove 98 cancerous tumours from 46-year-old man's brain

The father of two was diagnosed with aggressive melanoma in 2011 after feeling a bump on his scalp.

Jul 28, 2017, 19:37 PM IST
Skin cancer: Broccoli and cauliflower may help cure deadly melanoma

Skin cancer: Broccoli and cauliflower may help cure deadly melanoma

Melanoma, which is caused by exposure to UV rays, is the most common and most deadly form of skin cancer.

 

Jul 28, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
Patients with Parkinson's disease have high risk of melanoma: Study

Patients with Parkinson's disease have high risk of melanoma: Study

Accoding to researchers from Mayo Clinic, patients with Parkinson's were roughly four times more likelier to have had a history of melanoma than those without the disease.

Jul 05, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
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.

Apr 09, 2017, 23:50 PM IST
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.

Jan 16, 2017, 14:33 PM IST

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. 

Jan 05, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

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.

Jul 13, 2016, 13:30 PM IST

This summer, fight Melanoma with some simple tricks!

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

Jun 27, 2016, 19:05 PM IST

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. 

Apr 05, 2016, 15:21 PM IST

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.

Mar 13, 2016, 11:56 AM IST

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.

Jan 12, 2016, 18:41 PM IST

Top medical breakthroughs in disease cure of 2015

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Dec 16, 2015, 20:43 PM IST

Promising new melanoma drug in the offing

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

Nov 26, 2015, 11:36 AM IST

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.

Nov 03, 2015, 00:29 AM IST

Skin cancer risk? Beer to the rescue

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

Oct 22, 2015, 15:48 PM IST

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.

Oct 19, 2015, 17:50 PM IST

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.

Aug 12, 2015, 22:51 PM IST