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Miracle weed emerges as skin cancer cure


January 26th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) The sap from milkweed, a common garden weed, can kill certain types of cancer cells when applied to the skin. It works on non-melanoma skin cancers, which ... Read more...

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Common garden weed ‘can cure skin cancer’


January 26th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study conducted by scientists in Australia has revealed that a common weed can cure skin cancers.The sap from a plant known as petty spurge or milkweed ... Read more...

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Robotic surgery shows promise for head and neck cancer


December 21st, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have suggested that less-invasive robotic surgery for upper airway and digestive track malignant tumors is as effective as other minimally invasive surgical ... Read more...

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Widely used arthritis pill shows promise against skin cancer


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new study has shown that a widely used arthritis drug could reduce the incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers - the most common cancers in humans.The COX-2 ... Read more...

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Vigilance against skin cancer may lead to vitamin D deficiency


October 19th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that vigilance against skin cancer can cause vitamin D deficiency.Patients with basal cell nevus syndrome-which might lead to non-melanoma skin cancers-are at a ... Read more...

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Oral and topical agents prevents UV-induced skin cancer


August 6th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 06 (ANI): Oral and topical agents hold promise to prevent UV-induced skin cancer, shows a new research.Researchers are investigating several agents - including medicines, foods and vitamins -for their chemo ... Read more...

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Study examines gene that may hold key to reducing spread of oral cancer


July 24th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): A new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago has suggested that the spread of cancer cells in the tongue may be reduced if a gene that ... Read more...

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Early UVA light exposure ‘doesn’t cause melanoma’


May 5th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Scientists from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found that early life exposure to ultraviolet A light does not cause melanoma.The researchers, therefore, concluded that ... Read more...

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Common anti-inflammatory drug may prevent skin cancer


January 6th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A commonly used anti-inflammatory prescription drug can help decrease the risk of a common skin cancer in humans, says a researcher at Stanford's School of Medicine.According to ... Read more...

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Heart transplant patients ‘at increased risk for multiple skin cancers’


December 22nd, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Many heart transplant patients have elevated risk for developing multiple skin cancers, according to a new study.Jerry D. Brewer, of Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., and colleagues reviewed the ... Read more...

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Skin lesion leads to more cancer forms than previously thought


June 3rd, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Scientists at Brown University have revealed that sun-damaged rough patches on the skin, often pink and scaly, can lead to more forms of skin cancer than previously thought.They ... Read more...

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Novel genetic regulator involved in head, throat cancers discovered


April 29th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): In a major scientific advancement, pharmacy researchers at Oregon State University have discovered a genetic regulator, called CTIP2, which is expressed at higher levels in the most aggressive ... Read more...

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Scientists show gene plays suppressor role in skin cancer development


February 7th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): Scientists at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research have taken a step further in the fight against skin cancer by providing genetic evidence that Activating Transcription Factor 2 ... Read more...

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Visiting the solarium for a tan even once raises melanoma risk by 98pct


January 14th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne , Jan 14 (ANI): Visiting the solarium may be an easy way to get a tan, but it certainly isnt a good idea as a new study has revealed that if ... Read more...

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