Category list : Melanoma
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NICE set to approve new skin cancer treatmentSubscription
Patients with skin cancer in England look set to be the first in Europe to have access to a new drug combination.
“New era in the war on cancer,” is the somewhat over-hyped headline on the front of the Daily Mail.
Skin cancer linked to indoor tanningSubscription
Indoor tanning can trigger skin cancer even when it causes no burns, research has confirmed.
“Skin cancer rates ‘surge since 1970s’,” reports the BBC.
Rates of malignant melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, are five times higher in the UK than they were in the 1970s, new figures show.
A thirst for copper could be the Achilles heel of some cancers, US scientists believe.
More than half of people worry less about getting skin cancer than other cancers, while many do not realise it can be fatal, according to a poll.
Blood test may help tackle melanomaSubscription
A simple blood test could identify those patients whose melanoma - the most serious form of skin cancer - has started to spread to other parts of the body, according to new research.
Beta-blocker drugs could be a “skin cancer ‘lifesaver’,” the Daily Mail has reported.
Drug 'slows skin cancer progress'Subscription
A new skin cancer drug could be very effective in prolonging the lives of half of patients suffering from the disease, a study has revealed.