Melanoma Treatment: New Drug Could Stop Spread Disease By 90%
A newly-developed drug which contains small-molecule chemical compound could be the best melanoma treatment. It can effectively stop a gene activity to produce proteins in melanoma tumors, stopping the spread of the disease by 90 percent.
New Technology Helps Detect Early Skin Cancer Stage
Researchers from the Rockefeller University in the US were able to develop an automated technology which combines digital analysis and machine learning to detect melanoma. This technology could, researchers say, could "save lives, and avoid unnecessary biopsies."
Personalized Cancer Treatment Developed For Colon, Melanoma Cancers
Nanotechnology presents new hope for cancer patients. Researchers use nanodiscs to develop new personalized cancer treatment for colon and melanoma cancers
Drinking White Wine Might Increase Risk Of Melanoma, Study Suggests
A new study in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention analyzed health records of more than 200,000 white people and found that just one drink of alcohol a day raised the risk of melanoma by 13 percent.
Skin Cancer Apps Are Not Reliable, Cancer Society Says
Skin cancer detection apps are not a substitute for the doctor, Cancer Society says. Specialist warned people not to rely on skin cancer apps because it is not a good alternative in seeing a dermatologist or a skin doctor expert.
Melanoma now detectable by skin odor
Odors from human skin cells may be helpful in detecting melanoma.
New Sunscreen Labeling Laws Will Protect You Better: Here's How
With the labels on sunscreen bottles somewhat misleading, new labeling laws may help people shop smarter and better protect themselves from sun damage.
Skin Cancer: Tanning Lamp Regulations Proposed For First Time In 30 Years By FDA
Melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer, is on the rise and the FDA is cracking down on tanning salons.
Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Increases Risk For Other Types Of Cancers, Up To 32 Percent
Non-melanoma skin cancer, caused by over-exposure to ultraviolet rays (UV rays) from the sun, increases the risk of developing lung and breast cancer and also melanoma.