skin cancer

Climate change will give rise to more cancers: Study

Climate change will give rise to more cancers: Study

Cancer is widely predicted to be the leading cause of death in the 21st century. The authors said the biggest cancer threats are likely t...Read More

Losing a partner ups risk of death from skin cancer

Losing a partner ups risk of death from skin cancer

London: People who experience the loss of a partner face an increased risk of dying from skin cancer, and are less likely to be diagnosed...Read More

Smartphone apps not reliable to spot skin cancer

Smartphone apps not reliable to spot skin cancer

London: Smartphone apps that assess the suspicious moles can't be relied upon to detect all skin cancer cases, researchers have found. Al...Read More

Protect yourself from the sun: Michael Clarke advises youngsters after surgery to remove skin cancer from face

Protect yourself from the sun: Michael Clarke advises youngsters after surgery to remove skin cancer from face

Former Australia captain Michael Clarke has revealed that he recently had a cancer removed from his face. This is the third time since hi...Read More

Skin patch to make cancer treatment painless

Skin patch to make cancer treatment painless

New York: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have developed a fast-acting skin patch that efficiently delivers medic...Read More

Men, shield yourselves from the sun

Men, shield yourselves from the sun

London: The global death rates for melanoma — most serious type of skin cancer — has seen a steep rise in men since 1985, with mortality ...Read More

Weight loss surgery can reduce risk of skin cancer: Study

Weight loss surgery can reduce risk of skin cancer: Study

London, Bariatric surgery, a weight loss operation, is associated with a 61 per cent decrease in the risk of developing malignant skin ca...Read More

Indore: Dark complexion a boon, not bane

Indore: Dark complexion a boon, not bane

Indore: Wheatish or dark complexion is not a bane but a boon for the Indian people as it reduces the chances of skin cancer among them, s...Read More

Tom Alter, Padma Shri awardee and veteran film actor dies at 67, after long battle with cancer

Tom Alter, Padma Shri awardee and veteran film actor dies at 67, after long battle with cancer

Mumbai: Padma Shri awardee and veteran film, television and theatre actor, director and writer Tom Alter passed away on late Friday night...Read More

Scientists discover new ink to mark surgery targets

Scientists discover new ink to mark surgery targets

Washington: To avoid unwanted markings on a patient’s skin, a team of scientists has developed a new ink that glows only under certain li...Read More

New drug to fight skin cancer developed

New drug to fight skin cancer developed

London : Scientists have synthesised a new drug that they say can treat melanoma, a highly aggressive form of skin cancer, reports IANS. ...Read More

Antioxidants may better treat skin cancer in older adults

Antioxidants may better treat skin cancer in older adults

Washington: Antioxidants may serve as a better treatment strategy for older patients with skin cancer, say scientists, including one of I...Read More

Anti-oxidants more effective for elderly with skin cancer

Anti-oxidants more effective for elderly with skin cancer

New York: Anti-oxidants are likely to be an effective method of treatment for elderly patients suffering from melanoma, finds a new study...Read More

Ointment with plant extracts  to help combat skin cancer

Ointment with plant extracts to help combat skin cancer

Beijing : Scientists have developed an ointment using plant extracts that may be effective in treating melanoma, the most aggressive form...Read More

Moles on arm can predict skin cancer risk

Moles on arm can predict skin cancer risk

London: Do you have more than 11 moles on your right arm? You may be at a higher risk of skin cancer. A new study has found that having m...Read More

Indoor tanning puts gay, bisexual men at greater skin cancer risk

Indoor tanning puts gay, bisexual men at greater skin cancer risk

New York : Gay and bisexual men are up to six times more likely than heterosexual men to report indoor tanning and twice as likely to rep...Read More

Indoor tanning puts gay, bisexual men at greater skin cancer risk

Indoor tanning puts gay, bisexual men at greater skin cancer risk

New York: Gay and bisexual men are up to six times more likely than heterosexual men to report indoor tanning and twice as likely to repo...Read More

Here’s how you can keep skin cancer at bay

Here’s how you can keep skin cancer at bay

Washington DC :  With skin cancer rates on the rise, you may want to revisit some simple tips for staying safe in the sun, reports ANI.

Smartphone device can catch skin cancer early

Smartphone device can catch skin cancer early

Toronto:  A tiny device that attaches to your smartphone camera and takes close-up images of moles for analysis can help detect skin canc...Read More

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Obesity may raise risk of skin cancer: study

London: A gene linked to obesity and overeating may also increase the risk of malignant melanoma – the most deadly skin cancer, a new stu...Read More

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