Skin cancer
Saturday 18 April, 2015

Young Asians at greater skin cancer risk in Australia

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Researchers from University of Adelaide shows that young Asian Australians could be placing themselves at greater risk of developing skin cancer  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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Why pilots face high risk of skin cancer

Aircraft pilots are at considerable risk of skin cancer, being exposed to ultra violet (UV) rays of the sun  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Men living alone at high skin cancer death risk: Study

Living alone? You may be at a higher risk of death from skin cancer, especially if you are male, an alarming study claims  More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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New gene mutation in melanoma skin cancer identified

Detecting signs of melanoma, considered as the most dangerous form of skin cancer, may become easier as scientists have discovered that mutation of a specific gene is responsible for the disease  More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Rare chromosome fusion ups leukemia risk

Children who are born with fusion of two specific chromosomes are more prone to suffer from Acute lymphoblastic leukemia  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
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Tanning beds linked to commonest form of skin cancer

Indoor tanning beds can cause non-melanoma skin cancer, and the risk is greater the earlier  More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 9th, 2012
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Sunburn `may clean up cells with genetic damage before becoming cancer`

The biological mechanism of sunburn – the reddish, painful, protective immune response from ultraviolet (UV) radiation  More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 9th, 2012
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Molecule in immune system `may help fight skin cancer`

Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found that high expression of a cell-signalling molecule, known as interleukin-9  More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 9th, 2012
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Antibodies from rabbits reduce leukemia-associated risks

Researchers have demonstrated that the use of antibodies derived from rabbits can improve the survival and relapse outcomes of leukemia and myelodysplasia  More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 12th, 2011
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‘Trial’ drug associated with 70pc response rate in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

A novel experimental agent for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) has been found to be highly active and well tolerated in patients who have relapsed and are resistant to other therapy, according to an interim study More...