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Skin cancer treatment costs soar to $200m

Researchers have found the cost of treating potentially deadly melanoma has surged to $200 million while the number of patients has risen to 13,000.

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‘Luck and attitude’: 101-year-old WWII veteran defies the odds to become the oldest person to beat cancer

After being told he had only months to live, a WWII veteran has shocked doctors by beating cancer – at the unlikely age of 101.

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Could vitamin B-3 help to prevent melanoma?

In a new review, researchers claim that nicotinamide may have the potential to prevent melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer – and they say that it should be tested for this purpose in clinical trials.

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Study: Personalized genomic risk information can prompt family discussions about melanoma prevention

A new study published in the British Journal of Dermatology indicates that personalized melanoma genomic risk information can prompt discussions about skin cancer prevention and skin examinations with family and health professionals.

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