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New therapy may help treat skin cancer: Scientists

 Scientists identified a molecule called Diprovocim that can be added to a cancer vaccine to boost the immune system's ability to fight skin cancer.

Sep 07, 2018, 14:18 PM IST

Common blood pressure drug tied to increased risk of skin cancer

Researchers find people who took hydrochlorothiazide for at least six years were 29 percent more likely to develop basal cell carcinoma.

Dec 25, 2017, 17:42 PM IST

New hope for skin cancer in the form of arthritis drug?

Although only five percent of skin cancer cases involve melanoma, it causes the majority of deaths from the disease.

Dec 20, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Blood test can predict skin cancer's return

The research studied blood samples taken after surgery from 161 patients with stage 2 and 3 melanoma.

Dec 06, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

Common BP lowering drugs linked to skin cancer risk: Study

The researchers had previously demonstrated that hydrochlorothiazide can increase the risk of lip cancer.

Dec 05, 2017, 19:07 PM IST

'Drastic' HIV decrease prompted by cancer drug in lung cancer patient

Some 37 million people worldwide have the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes AIDS.

Dec 03, 2017, 17:18 PM IST

Woman left with hole in chin after dismissing sign of cancer as blackhead

While the growth was removed successfully, Cummins was left with a hole on her chin that reqired 35 stitches.

Oct 05, 2017, 16:16 PM IST

Tom Alter: A greater performer than Bollywood's dependable 'firang'

He was the most different American India has seen.

Sep 30, 2017, 17:43 PM IST

Leading Bengali film directors condole Tom Alter's death

Leading Bengali cine directors today condoled the death of veteran film and theatre actor Tom Alter, who passed away in Mumbai on Friday.

Sep 30, 2017, 15:19 PM IST

Tom Alter's last rites performed, family and friends bid final adieu

.Alter was honoured with a Padma Shri by the government in 2008.

Sep 30, 2017, 14:47 PM IST

An inspiration with a smile: Bollywood bids farewell to Tom Alter

An all-rounder with a heart of gold -- that's how Bollywood celebrities like Rishi Kapoor, Mahesh Bhatt and Anil Kapoor remembered veteran theatre and film personality Tom Alter, who passed away in Mumbai after losing his battle with skin cancer.

Sep 30, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi expresses grief on Tom Alter's death

Veteran actor Tom Alter succumbed to skin cancer and breathed his last on September 29 night. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief on his death.

Sep 30, 2017, 10:58 AM IST

Tom Alter's death creates a void, condolence messages throng Twitter

The legendary actor Tom Alter succumbed to cancer and passed away at 67. He was reportedly diagnosed with skin cancer last year and was treated for the same but earlier this month he suffered a relapse and was admitted in Saifee hospital.

Sep 30, 2017, 10:36 AM IST

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

Veteran actor Tom Alter diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma – Know what it is

Tom has been admitted to Mumbai's Saifee hospital and is currently under treatment.

Sep 11, 2017, 14:27 PM IST

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

Beware! Your daily drinking habit may increase your risk of developing skin cancer

While ultraviolet radiation is directly linked to BCC and cSCC risk, the relationship between alcohol and these cancers is not exactly defined, the study said.

Aug 01, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

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

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

Tomatoes have the power to ward off skin cancer risk, say scientists!

Researchers at Ohio State University in the US conducted an experiment on mice through which this conclusion was made.

Jul 14, 2017, 13:32 PM IST