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Articles sur Skin cancer

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Melanoma treatment may double lifespan

A new treatment may prolong the lifespan of melanoma patients. Vemurafenib, the first acute melanoma drug in more than a…

Smoking associated with skin cancer

Women with non-melanoma skin cancers are more likely to have smoked cigarettes than women without skin cancer. Study results…

Mutant gene boosts melanoma risk

Australian researchers have discovered that about 200,000 Australians carry a mutant gene that increases their melanoma risk…
It’s clear that some people are just more predisposed to getting melanoma with the same level sun exposure than others. Andrey/Wikimedia Commonns

Understanding the genetic basis of melanoma

An international study published today in Nature Genetics, has discovered two genetic variants that increase the risk of melanoma. Melanoma is not the most common type of skin cancer but it is one of the…
Sunbeds session pose a significant risk of developing melanomas that is completely avoidable. Froztbyte/Wikimedia Commons

Not a sunny outlook: tighter sunbed regulation is long overdue

Before she died in September 2007 of melanoma attributed to solarium tanning sessions, 26-year-old Clare Oliver waged a public campaign from her hospital bed to raise awareness of the risks of using sunbeds…

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