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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 Continue reading “Gutsy kid of two years beats cancer” »  More...

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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) Continue reading “Stop signal for common form of skin More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 14th, 2011
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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 Continue More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
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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 Continue reading “Viagra may be used to combat skin cancer” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
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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 Continue reading “3 cups of coffee a day can cut skin cancer risk by 20pc” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
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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 Continue reading “4 sunbed visits up skin cancer risk by 15pc” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 24th, 2011
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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 Continue reading “Sleeping sickness drug may help prevent More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 10th, 2011
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Cancer research finds two genetic variants

Scientists have discovered two new genetic variants that increase the risk of melanoma skin cancer Continue reading “Cancer research finds two genetic variants” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
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BP drugs may extend lives of melanoma patients

A new study has found that drugs, commonly used to treat high blood pressure, may also slow the progression of deadly skin cancer melanoma Continue reading “BP drugs may extend lives of melanoma patients” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
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Millions put themselves at risk believing spray tan will stop skin cancer

A study has found that millions of people are putting themselves at risk of developing skin cancer, because they believe that a spray tan will protect them from getting sunburnt Continue reading “Millions More...