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skin cancer

Possible skin cancer after hospital visit, says Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro

The presidential office, however, said there is no sign that Bolsonaro has a cancer, adding that he had been to hospital in Brasilia.

12 Dec 2019 9:34 AM

Beauty in the time of pollution

It’s a rough deal for your skin, but there are plenty of ways to care for it in the face of pollution.

11 Dec 2019 12:21 AM

How much sun exposure can cause melanoma?

Study highlights how much sunshine does your body needs to cause melanoma.

21 Nov 2019 12:04 PM

New way discovered to reverse melanoma

Immunotherapy drugs when combined prevent melanoma progression.

30 Sep 2019 12:59 PM

Detect skin cancer using your smartphone

These smartphone apps can help you in early detection in signs of skin cancer.

06 Jul 2019 2:42 PM


Non-invasive method to determine if skin tumour is cancerous

'Virtual biopsy' device can non-invasively detect skin tumours.

17 Jun 2019 1:49 PM

Use your sunscreen, but with caution

A recent study by the US FDA suggests that high levels of sunscreen ingredients end up in the bloodstream.

07 May 2019 1:52 PM

Alarming study warns melanoma death rate rising in me

Melanoma cases have been on the rise over the past few years.

05 Nov 2018 1:21 PM

Tall people at greater risk of cancer: Study

Find out why.

28 Oct 2018 10:09 AM

Woman left with a gaping hole in her face and severe headache after decade of tanning

She had skin cancer and doctors carried out the removal procedure six times as they didn’t know where the affected cells were.

25 Oct 2018 6:21 PM


French health watchdog wants ban on sunbeds due to risk of skin cancer

Skin specialists, the French academy of medicine, and some politicians have already spoken out in favour of a ban.

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 12:20 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

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients at higher risk of melanoma

Here is what a new study has found.

10 Aug 2018 11:30 AM

Fake tan may not protect you against skin cancer

Sunless tanning product users actually visited tanning salons more frequently than those who did not.

27 Jul 2018 2:56 PM


Regular sunscreen use can cut deadly skin cancer risk by 40 per cent

Regular users of sunscreen were more likely to be female, younger, of British or northern European ancestry.

19 Jul 2018 7:20 PM

Sun-sensitive people need more than sunscreen to avoid sunburn

It’s good to see that shading has become the main form of sun protection as it’s free, inexpensive and feels better than being outside.

11 Jul 2018 3:53 PM

Lifestyle-related cancers have increased over past decade

Lifestyle-related cancers saw a universal increase from 2006 to 2016.

04 Jun 2018 12:55 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 can cut skin cancer risk: study

Weight loss in individuals with obesity can reduce the risk of a deadly form of cancer that has increased steadily in many countries.

26 May 2018 5:20 PM