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Smoking decreases immunity against skin cancer
The body’s ability to fight cancer cells may alter due to smoking.
19 Feb 2019 11:23 AM
Melanoma death rate rising in men: Study
Overexposure to ultraviolet radiation, either from sun exposure or from using sunbeds, is a major risk factor for melanoma.
05 Nov 2018 1:13 PM
New study suggests tall people at greater risk of cancer
Researchers reveal skin cancers - such as melanoma - show an unexpectedly strong relationship to height.
28 Oct 2018 10:09 AM
Tanning for a decade leaves woman with a hole in her face and a severe headache
She was diagnosed with skin cancer almost ten years after she used a sunbed at the age of 18.
25 Oct 2018 6:22 PM
Health watchdog in France calls for ban on sunbeds to tackle skin cancer
Of 10,722 cases of malignant melanoma reported in French adults over age 30, 382 could be directly linked to use of sunbeds and sunlamps.
10 Oct 2018 9:08 PM
Sanofi, Regeneron skin cancer drug gets FDA approval
Drug, Libtayo, is used to treat a rare form of skin cancer, in patients whose condition has not improved following surgery or chemotherapy.
29 Sep 2018 12:18 PM
Scientists cure skin melanoma of mice in trial, train body to stop tumours returning
Treatment works as immunotherapy, using immune system to fight tumour, and also trains body to be able to destroy cancer again.
12 Sep 2018 7:21 PM
Melanoma risk high for chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients: Study
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is one of the most common type of leukemia.
10 Aug 2018 11:27 AM
Fake tan does not prevent skin cancer: Study
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the world.
27 Jul 2018 2:52 PM
Regular sunscreen use cuts melanoma risk by 40 per cent: Study
People were less likely to use sunscreen if they were male, older, less educated.
19 Jul 2018 7:20 PM
Sun-sensitive people need more than sunscreen to avoid sunburn
Those who only used sunscreen had a higher likelihood of burning than those who also wore a hat, protective clothing and sat in the shade.
11 Jul 2018 3:53 PM
Lifestyle-related cancers have increased over past decade: Study
Ensuring universal access to health care is a vital prerequisite for early detection and cancer treatment.
04 Jun 2018 12:50 PM
AI better at finding skin cancer than doctors: study
On average, flesh and blood dermatologists accurately detected 86.6 per cent of skin cancers from images, compared to 95 per cent for CNN.
29 May 2018 8:56 AM
Weight loss surgery drastically reduces deadly skin cancer risk: Study
Melanoma is a deadly skin cancer, the incidence of which has increased steadily in many countries of the world.
26 May 2018 5:19 PM
Married people more likely to spot deadly skin cancer than single people: Study
Encouraging married people to partner up to examine their skin regularly could help magnify that benefit.
12 May 2018 2:35 PM
Genes determine which people face higher skin cancer risk: Study
Eight of the genes had been associated with skin cancer in previous research.
08 May 2018 9:10 PM
Hopeful messages about health promote better behaviours
A new study's findings showed that hope and self-efficacy significantly predicted intentions to take actions against skin cancer.
25 Feb 2018 1:36 PM
Blood pressure drug ups risk of skin cancer: Study
The drug, hydrochlorothiazide, makes the skin more vulnerable to damage from UV light of sun or sunbeds.
23 Dec 2017 10:51 AM
Arthritis drug may help treat deadly skin cancer, says study
If caught early, melanoma is treatable, but once the cancer has metastasised or spread, then treatment becomes more difficult.
20 Dec 2017 9:13 PM
What are you breathing?
Looks like air pollution is getting the better of us. If we don’t fight back now, what are our chances of a healthy tomorrow?
11 Dec 2017 2:08 AM
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Top I-League clubs say ISL promoters interfering, want clarity on future
Indian-origin man shot dead wife, then himself In US: Police
PM Modi launches first ever Diesel to Electric Converted Locomotive in Varanasi
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Indian gas company leaks 6,700,000 Aadhaar data: Report
‘His hands were touching my legs and breasts’: Rape survivor tells of predator priest
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