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Smoking strongly associated with non-melanoma skin cancer in women

Women who have non-melanoma skin cancers are more likely to have smoked cigarettes as compared to women without skin cancer  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Why men are at higher skin cancer risk than women

Lower levels of an important skin antioxidant may be the reason behind males being more vulnerable to skin cancer than women  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Gutsy kid of two years beats cancer

A British kid diagnosed with leukaemia has overcome all odds as doctors revealed she is now in remission  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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Stop signal for common form of skin cancer discovered

An international team of scientists has discovered a gene that helps protect the body from a common form of skin cancer – squamous cell cancer (SCC)  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 14th, 2011

Gene behind increased risk of deadly skin cancer identified

A novel gene mutation that appears to increase the risk of both inherited and sporadic cases of malignant melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, has been identified in a major international study  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

Viagra may be used to combat skin cancer

Researchers have found that sildenafil, which is better known under its trade name, Viagra, may be used to treat malignant melanoma  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

3 cups of coffee a day can cut skin cancer risk by 20pc

Coffee consumption can reduce the risk of a common and slow-growing form of skin cancer called basal cell carcinoma, according a study  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

4 sunbed visits up skin cancer risk by 15pc

The use of tanning beds four times a year can increase the risk for skin cancer by 15 percent, scientists have found  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 24th, 2011

Sleeping sickness drug may help prevent skin cancer

Researchers have revealed that an antiparasitic agent used to treat African sleeping sickness might someday be used to prevent nonmelanoma skin cancers  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 10th, 2011

Cancer research finds two genetic variants

Scientists have discovered two new genetic variants that increase the risk of melanoma skin cancer  More...