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  1. Australia leads world in skin cancer incidence but lacks reportingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... appropriate allocation of physical resources and manpower and to justify expenditure on public education and skin cancer prevention," he said. Despite the overall trend of the increasing incidence of NMSC in the total population, for individuals ...

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  2. Sun damage causes genetic changes that predispose children and adolescents to melanomaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... analysis yet of the genetic alterations responsible for pediatric melanoma, which is the most common skin cancer in children and adolescents. "This study shows that unlike many cancers, conventional melanoma is essentially the same disease in ...

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  3. Pediatric Cancer Genome Project identifies genetic basis of three pediatric melanoma subtypesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... analysis yet of the genetic alterations responsible for pediatric melanoma, which is the most common skin cancer in children and adolescents. "This study shows that unlike many cancers, conventional melanoma is essentially the same disease in ...

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  4. Australia's SunSmart campaign working to reduce skin cancer prevalenceRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Australia has the highest incidence of skin cancer in the world but public health campaigns that started in the 1980s have begun to slow its prevalence in younger people, a leading expert told Xinhua on Thursday. Professor Rod Sinclair, a senior dermatologist at the University of Melbourne and Melbourne's Epworth Hospital, said the incidence and prevalence of non-melanoma skin cancers now accounted for 88 percent of all cancer diagnoses in Australia.

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  5. Salon owners say proposed tanning ban would hurt businessRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

    ... SAME CLASS OF SMOKING. H.H.S. SAYS THOSE WHO USED TANNING BED BEFORE 2024 HAVE A GREATER CHANCE OF DEVELOPING SKIN CANCER BY AGE 506789. WHEN YOU PHONED TODAY I WAS OPERATING ON A YOUNG LADY WITH NEW SPOTS, SHE HAD A MELANOMA WHEN SHE WAS 5, SHE'S ...

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  6. Shikha Prakash, 'Operation: Save Your Skin' to host 2nd annual free skin cancer screening tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | EParis Extra

    What started as a young girl's vision for a school project has turned into a full-fledged operation to raise awareness and provide education about skin cancer. 'Operation: Save Your Skin', the brainchild of Paris High junior, Shikha Prakash , will hold its second annual skin cancer screening at Texas Oncology-Paris tomorrow, March 5th.

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  7. Bristol-Myers' Cancer Immunotherapy Opdivo Wins Approval to Treat Lung CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    ... according to an announcement made by the FDA . In December, Bristol's drug was approved initially to treat skin cancer. The FDA moved exceptionally fast expanding Opdivo's approval. Bristol said the lung cancer application was accepted last week ...

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  8. Us Fda approves Bristol-Myers immunotherapy for lung cancerRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Reuters

    U.S. health regulators on Wednesday approved Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's drug, Opdivo, which helps the immune system fight cancer, to treat squamous non-small cell lung cancer once the disease has progressed following platinum-based chemotherapy. Opdivo, known chemically as nivolumab, was previously approved to treat advanced melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.

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  9. Why my kids always wear sleevesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... that my family was prude - part of a never-ending Puritan-American heritage. My parents didn't know much about skin cancer risks until my oldest siblings were out of the house, so all this couldn't have been in the name of protecting our freckled ...

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  10. First aid tips for heat rash, sunburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

    ... at its peak. Although having a tan enhances one's looks, the doctor warned that this also increases the risk of skin cancer. "Kasi papandalian lang ang kaligayahan na mukha kang diyosa. But in the long run, it will catch up," Leuenberger explained, ...

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  11. Tumor suppressor protein also helps establish body patterns in developing embryosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... dx.doi.org/10.1242/dev.114033 Local researchers are decoding the secrets to a rare and aggressive form of skin cancer that is prevalent in Western Australia. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) have identified the ...

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  12. Cancer risk above 50 percent for Brits born in 1960Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    ... British Journal of Cancer, he and his coauthors estimated the lifetime risk of cancer, excluding non-melanoma skin cancer, in Britain for men and women born from 1930 to 1960. They used data on all causes of death in the UK from 1951 through 2012 ...

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  13. Half Born After 1960 Will Get Cancer in UK: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    ... British Journal of Cancer, he and his coauthors estimated the lifetime risk of cancer, excluding non-melanoma skin cancer, in Britain for men and women born from 1930 to 1960. They used data on all causes of death in the UK from 1951 through 2012 ...

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  14. Dermatologist warns to protect your skin from sunRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    ... melanoma which carries extreme risk as it is likely to spread to other areas. The second, more common type of skin cancer is non-melanoma skin cancer which includes basal cell carcinoma tends not to spread. The main risk factors for non-melanoma ...

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  15. NH lawmakers to consider tanning ban for teenagersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nashua Telegraph

    ... Farleys said doctors linked their son's melanoma to his overuse of tanning beds, which he started at age 16. The skin cancer had advanced so far doctors discovered 12 inoperable tumors on his brain and a tumor on his lung. "We need to better protect ...

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  16. New Hampshire House to vote on tanning ban for teenagersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Concord Monitor

    ... Farleys said doctors linked their son's melanoma to his overuse of tanning beds, which he started at age 16. The skin cancer had advanced so far that doctors discovered 12 inoperable tumors on his brain and a tumor on his lung. "We need to better ...

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  17. Massena surgeons, MMH offering skin tumor, skin lesion detection clinic on March 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A deep tan used to be a sign of good health. Now we know that too much sun can lead to skin cancer.

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  18. Symptoms and other factors associated with time to diagnosis and...Read the original story

    Tuesday | British Journal of Cancer

    ... ch team. Exclusion criteria included people already undergoing treatment for any cancer (excluding non-melanotic skin cancer) and those with serious mental and Our approaches to data collection, analysis and reporting were based on the

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  19. Young doctor dying from skin cancer raises more than A 20,000 for charity from his hospital bedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Wimbledon Guardian

    A young doctor diagnosed last month with terminal cancer has already raised more than A 20,000 from his hospital bed to support other sufferers. Mark Sims,27, of Wimbledon, a doctor at St Helier Hospital in Sutton, was inspired to join the medical profession after surviving skin cancer as a teenager.

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  20. Palm Harbor Dermatology Welcomes Shaw To Its StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Osprey Observer

    ... healthy. At Palm Harbor Dermatology Cancer and Laser Surgery Center, board certified physicians specialize in skin cancer, skin disease, dermatologic conditions and disorders as well as numerous cosmetic procedures to enhance the patient's natural ...

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