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Oct
17
2014

Minimizing Skin Cancer Risk for Outdoor Workers

Minimizing Skin Cancer Risk for Outdoor Workers

Skin cancer is one of the biggest fears for one in two outdoor workers and when the boss and staff work together the sun safe message gets through, a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) study has found.

Oct
15
2014

Gene Found to Prevent Some Cancers—But Promote Skin Cancers

Skin cancer

A new study shows a protein known to inhibit the growth of liver and colon cancers can actually promote the development of skin cancers.

Oct
07
2014

Skin Cancer Selfie: New Camera Helps Diagnose Melanoma

Skin Cancer Selfie: New Camera Helps Diagnose Melanoma

Developed by a team of researchers the "gigapixel whole-body photographic camera" is allowing the researchers to image the entire body down to a freckle.

Oct
03
2014

Socioeconomic Factors & Fashion Trends Linked to Increased Melanoma Rates

Socioeconomic Factors & Fashion Trends Linked to Increased Melanoma Rates

A century's worth of cultural and historical forces have contributed to the rise in the incidence of melanoma, including changes in fashion and clothing design.

Oct
02
2014

Researchers Discover How Pigment Protects Skin From UV Rays

Researchers Discover How Pigment Protects Skin From UV Rays

Researchers have worked out how the pigment of the skin manages to protect the body from the sun's dangerous UV rays.

Sep
19
2014

2014 Sunscreen Innovation Act Unanimously Passes

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Sunscreen Innovation Act on September 17, 2014, which the Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition applauded.

Sep
08
2014

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

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.

Aug
21
2014

Scientists Report Sunscreen Ingredients Toxic to Ocean Inhabitants

Scientists Report Sunscreen Ingredients Toxic to Ocean Inhabitants

When certain sunscreen ingredients wash off skin and into the sea, they can become toxic to some of the ocean's tiniest inhabitants, which are the main course for many other marine animals.

Aug
21
2014

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.