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Sunday 19 April, 2015

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  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Drug to prolong lives of skin cancer patients soon to be widely available

For all those people who are suffering from the deadly skin cancer melanoma, the invention of a drug that can prolong lives, might bring some relief  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 19th, 2011

Promising new drug to treat ‘deadliest’ skin cancer developed

Researchers have developed a new drug to treat malignant melanoma, a deadliest form of skin cancer  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, July 31st, 2011

World’s first skin cancer vaccine may be available within 1 year

An Australian scientist is on the verge of creating the world’s first skin cancer vaccine.  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, June 26th, 2011

New tracer could cut number of false melanoma readings

The glucose tracer used in imaging technique PET, or positron emission tomography, for detecting if melanoma has spread to internal organs, where the cancer often becomes fatal  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, April 16th, 2011

Biomarker-based blood test can predict metastasis risk in melanoma

A set of plasma biomarkers that could reasonably predict the risk of metastasis among patients with melanoma has been identified  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Targeted photodynamic therapy offers hope for skin cancer patients

The latest research by UK and Swiss scientists has concluded that targeted photodynamic therapy could completely eradicate some models of cancer  More...