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Beware! Antioxidants can cause cancer to spread faster

Antioxidants protect healthy cells from free radicals that can turn them into malignancies but may also protect a tumour once it has developed, the findings showed.

Oct 09, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Drinking coffee may reduce skin cancer risk

Drinking four cups of coffee a day can have a protective effect against skin cancer according to a latest study

Jan 21, 2015, 15:16 PM IST

Sunscreen alone can`t protect from skin cancer

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

Jun 16, 2014, 14:20 PM IST

Sunscreen protects `superhero gene` that fights skin cancers

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.

Oct 08, 2013, 15:37 PM IST

Men are 70% more likely to die from skin cancer than women

A new study says that men are 70% more vulnerable to skin cancer than women although similar numbers are being diagnosed with the disease.

Aug 21, 2013, 20:49 PM IST

Now, 4 in 5 people diagnosed with skin cancer will live

Over 80 percent of people battling malignant melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, will now survive the disease, new research has revealed.

Jul 22, 2013, 11:28 AM IST

Obesity may raise risk of skin cancer: study

A gene linked to obesity and overeating may also increase the risk of malignant melanoma - the most deadly skin cancer, a new study has claimed.

Mar 04, 2013, 13:47 PM IST

Familial gene mutation immortalizes deadly skin cancer

An Indian origin scientist and his team analyzed the genomes of 14 family members who were affected by malignant melanoma and found an identical mutation in the gene for telomerase, an enzyme often called ‘immortality enzyme’, in all persons studied.

Jan 27, 2013, 20:52 PM IST

Skin cancer vaccine may be available within 1 year

An Australian scientist is on the verge of creating the world’s first skin cancer vaccine.

Aug 01, 2011, 20:40 PM IST

Skin cancer vaccine may be available within 1 year

An Australian scientist is on the verge of creating the world’s first skin cancer vaccine.

Aug 01, 2011, 00:00 AM IST