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Marriage may be good for catching melanoma early

Compared to married patients, widows were 70 percent more likely to have early-stage melanoma diagnosed when it was harder to treat.

12 May 2018 2:36 PM

Genes linked with sunburn, skin cancer risk

Eight of the genes had been associated with skin cancer in previous research.

08 May 2018 9:11 PM

Adding hope to health messages may motivate better behaviours: study

Fear and hope may work together to create more persuasive messages

25 Feb 2018 1:40 PM

Common blood pressure drug tied to increased risk of skin cancer

Ten percent of squamous cell carcinoma cases were high users, as were 2.8 percent of people in the control group.

23 Dec 2017 10:52 AM

Now, deadly skin cancer may be treated by Arthritis drug, says study

If caught early, melanoma is treatable, but once the cancer has metastasised or spread, then treatment becomes more difficult.

21 Dec 2017 8:05 AM


A simple blood test can predict skin cancer's return

Here is what a new study has found.

06 Dec 2017 9:02 AM

Common BP drug may up skin cancer risk: study

More specifically, this refers to drugs containing hydrochlorothiazide and squamous cell carcinoma.

05 Dec 2017 4:44 PM

Cancer drug prompts 'drastic' HIV decrease in lung cancer patient

Scientists have for years been trying to find a way of clearing HIV reservoirs.

03 Dec 2017 8:40 AM

Woman who thought of skin cancer as blackhead left with gaping hole in her chin

Removing the growth from her chin left a hole that took 35 stitches to close.

04 Oct 2017 2:23 PM

Padma Shri awardee, veteran actor Tom Alter dies at 67

Tom Alter passed away on late Friday night after battling with stage four skin cancer. He was 67.

30 Sep 2017 7:43 AM


Fast food could help prevent melanoma: study

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12 Sep 2017 3:21 PM

Veteran actor Tom Alter suffering from cancer, confirms son Jamie

The 67-year-old actor has been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma, which is a type of skin cancer.

12 Sep 2017 10:00 AM

New drug created which can stop melanoma from spreading

According to researchers, breakthrough will change the way skin cancer is treated as well as improve the quality of life of patients.

11 Sep 2017 1:31 PM

Australian researchers say they can stop melanoma spreading

The results will change the way melanoma patients are treated.

11 Sep 2017 11:15 AM

How vitamin therapy may prevent deadly skin cancer

Researchers find that nicotinamide helps reduce or reverse DNA damage inflammation, and immunosuppression caused by ultraviolet radiation.

11 Aug 2017 2:08 PM


Daily alcohol intake ups risk of skin cancer

According to experts ethanol metabolism plays major role in alcohol carcinogenesis and increases risk of cancer by 11 percent.

09 Aug 2017 10:49 AM

Eating tomatoes linked to lowering skin cancer in men

Researchers say dietary carotenoids, pigmenting compounds that give tomatoes their color, may protect skin against UV light damage.

14 Jul 2017 8:27 AM

Tailor-made cancer 'vaccine' proves safe: Trial results

Recent advances in technology have made it possible to create a therapy that is suited to target an individual's tumour.

06 Jul 2017 2:52 PM

Reclaiming water in the arsenic zone

At Madhusudan Kati, the Sulabh Drinking Water project converts pond water into safe drinking water and is sold at 50 paise per litre.

02 May 2017 1:40 AM

Tattoo ink may rewrite cancer cure

New ink glows only under certain light conditions and disappears soon.

24 Dec 2016 5:12 AM