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Rate of Cancer Diagnoses Higher Among More Affluent Communities

High-income US counties have a higher incidence of cancer compared with low-income areas.

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HEALTH AND CARE: Outdoor workers urged to Cover Up, Mate

Men who spend a lot of time outdoors are being urged to protect themselves against the sun this week.

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Are we the skin cancer capital of the world?

A LONG-awaited report which is expected to confirm whether or not Jersey has become the skin cancer capital of the world has been delayed until mid-summer, a member of the department responsible for the document has confirmed.

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With Melanoma, Lymph Node Removal May Not Improve Survival

Source: The New York Times, June 2017 In cases of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, doctors will determine its spread by examining a lymph node. If malignant cells are found, the standard treatment is to surgically remove all the lymph nodes in the same area. But a clinical trial has called this […]

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