malignant melanomas

Zebrafish offers skin cancer clues


April 6th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Zebrafish has offered new hope to people with melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer.Researchers identified SETDB1 as a new gene that promotes the growth of melanoma and ... Read more...

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Biomarker test shows promise for diagnosis of melanoma


January 25th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Scientists have found that a test of biomarkers for DNA methylation is technically feasible and could aid in earlier, more precise diagnosis of melanoma.University of North Carolina School ... Read more...

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Popping vitamin pills can lead to skin cancer


September 28th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Millions of people who pop vitamin pills daily could be risking malignant melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Research has revealed that supplements containing antioxidants and minerals seemingly ... 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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‘Spectacular’ treatment for skin cancer developed


September 24th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): American scientists have developed, what is being hailed as a "simply spectacular" treatment for skin cancer that could shrink the tumours at a "rapid and dramatic" rate in ... Read more...

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Genetic mutation ‘triggers most melanoma’


April 7th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): A team of British scientists has identified a genetic mutation that may trigger up to 70 percent of cases of the most deadly form of skin cancer - ... Read more...

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Melanomas have a different look than other moles


January 22nd, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 22(ANI): A recent study revealed that melanomas might appear differently than other irregular skin moles.Melanoma is a critical tumour of melanocytes, cells located in the bottom layer of the skin. ... Read more...

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