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Sep 08, 2014 | 10:24 AM CDT

UV-light Induced Mutation Found to Drive Skin Cancers

UV-light Induced Mutation Found to Drive Skin Cancers

A genetic mutation caused by ultraviolet light is likely the driving force behind millions of human skin cancers, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Sep 05, 2014 | 11:40 AM CDT

Soldiers Lacking Adaquate Protection From Skin Cancer

Soldiers Lacking Adaquate Protection From Skin Cancer

Soldiers deployed to sunny climates are not being adequately protected from the most common cancer type, according to a study being presented this week at the World Congress on Cancers of the Skin.

Sep 05, 2014 | 10:50 AM CDT

Melanoma Is Not the Only Skin Cancer to Worry About

Melanoma Is Not the Only Skin Cancer to Worry About

A sunbed study has found users have a significantly increased risk of developing a common type of skin cancer caused by repeated tanning, rather than burning.

Sep 02, 2014 | 04:47 PM CDT

Germ Warfare: MRSA in the Skin Care Setting

Germ Warfare: MRSA in the Skin Care Setting
By: Erin Madigan-Fleck

The development of antibiotic-resistant infections has become one of the world's most serious health threats.

Aug 28, 2014 | 12:07 PM CDT

Botox Injections Could Be Key to Cutting Cancer Growth

Botox Injections Could Be Key to Cutting Cancer Growth

Botox injections may help battle cancer, according to data from medical trials published in Science Translational Medicine.

Aug 21, 2014 | 10:36 AM CDT

Genetic Differences Between Skin Cancer That Killed Bob Marley Vs. More Common Types

Acral melanomas

Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered that the rare type of skin cancer that caused reggae musician Bob Marley's death are genetically distinct from other more common types of skin cancer.

Aug 19, 2014 | 11:09 AM CDT

Scleroderma Webinar to Educate on Diagnosis and Early Management

Scleroderma Webinar to Educate on Diagnosis and Early Management

A webinar presented by the Scleroderma Research Foundation will take place on August 21 to educate on the diagnosis and importance of early management of the disease.

Aug 08, 2014 | 12:00 PM CDT

Researchers Trying to Determine Potential Link Between Uranium & Skin Cancer

Uranium & Skin Cancer

After years of delving deep into DNA and researching ways in which metal damage may lead to cancer, a team of researchers is taking a step back to look at the surface where one answer may have been all along.

Aug 08, 2014 | 11:15 AM CDT

Role of Stress in Inflammatory Skin Conditions

Role of Stress in Inflammatory Skin Conditions

While commonly linked anecdotally, proving the relationship between stress and inflammatory skin conditions, such as acne, psoriasis and rosacea, is another matter.

Aug 07, 2014 | 10:41 AM CDT

New Device May Change Diagnoses and Treatment of Melanoma

New Device May Change Diagnoses and Treatment of Melanoma

A new hand-held device that uses lasers and sound waves may change the way doctors treat and diagnose melanoma, according to a team of researchers from Washington University in St. Louis.