Skin Cancer Cases In Outdoor Workers Takes An Economic Toll

Researchers have estimated the hidden costs and economic toll of skin cancer caused by workplace sun exposure.

Married Melanoma Patients Present at an Earlier Stage

Melanoma patients who are married tend to present at earlier stages of the disease than those who are not married, divorced, or widowed, according to a new analysis.

What PCPs need to know about early detection of serious skin conditions

Primary care physicians are responsible for detecting and managing a wide variety of conditions, and for some patients, the PCP may be the only doctor they visit with regularity.

Targeting Telomerase As Therapeutic Strategy for Melanoma

Targeting telomerase was effective at killing NRAS-mutant melanoma cells, and the impact was further enhanced when the strategy was paired with an inhibitor of mitochondrial function, according to study results by The Wistar Institute published in Oncogene.

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15 Skin Cancer Myths You Need to Stop Believing Right Now

“A big skin cancer myth is that people who tan effortlessly without burning will not get skin cancer.

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Posted in Melanoma In The News, Patient Information

May is Melanoma Awareness Month

As Skin Cancer Rates Continue to Rise Across Canada, Save Your Skin Foundation is Raising Awareness on the Need for Prevention, Early Detection and Patient Support 

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Europe Approves New Nivolumab Dosing Schedules

A 4-week dosing schedule for nivolumab (Opdivo) has been approved by the European Commission for the treatment of patients with advanced melanoma and previously treated renal cell carcinoma (RCC), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), the manufacturer of the PD-1 inhibitor, has announced.

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Posted in Melanoma In The News, European Approval

Lymphatic endothelial cells promote melanoma to spread

Despite the declining death rates for many individual cancer types, mortality for a few cancers has stabilised or even increased.

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Posted in Melanoma In The News, Information

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