Africa: People With Light Skin Are At Higher Risk of Skin Cancer. How to Reduce Sun Exposure
[The Conversation Africa] Most skin cancers are caused by too much exposure to the sun - specifically solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation or rays. These can damage the cells in the skin and cause them to mutate. This causes skin cancer. Melanoma is the most fatal kind of skin cancer. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 1, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New Imaging Score May Predict Chemo Benefit in Early OPSCC New Imaging Score May Predict Chemo Benefit in Early OPSCC
If validated, this scoring system could help identify patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma who can skip chemo. The study was published as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed.First Look (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 27, 2023 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Mum Sarah O'Brien diagnosed with skin cancer after driving without wearing sunscreen
Sydney mum Sarah O'Brien was diagnosed with Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) in May 2022. In February she noticed a small lump appeared on her right temple. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Haircut could save your life': Red flag signs of cancer could appear on your scalp
There are two main types of skin cancer - non-melanoma and melanoma. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ICYMI: Cancer death rate continues to decline due to treatment advances
This report is the latest to document this progress. A growing body of evidence underscores the role of new medicines in recent accelerated declines in mortality across a range of cancers.One study found, between 2000 and 2016 alone, new cancer medicines were associated with nearly 1.3 million averted cancer deaths across the 15 most common tumor types. In particular, new cancer medicines were associated with nearly 130,000 prevented breast cancer deaths, nearly 400,000 prevented lung cancer deaths, and over 6500 melanoma deaths. While the ACS report highlights tremendous progress in the fight against cancer, it also ...
Source: The Catalyst - January 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Norawong Tags: Medicines in Development Cancer Drug Cost Equity Source Type: news

AI-powered pop up clinic launched to detect skin cancer in South Australia
It seeks to raise the number of skin checks in Australia by a quarter. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 25, 2023 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Laser Treatment Might Help Prevent Common Forms of Skin Cancer
TUESDAY, Jan. 24, 2023 -- A cosmetic laser treatment that promises to erase wrinkles, scars, age spots and sun damage may also prevent the return of some skin cancers, a new, small study suggests. Researchers found that in patients who had basal or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 24, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

UV Nail Polish Dryers May Cause Skin Cancer
A new study from the University of California San Diego has found that UV-emitting nail polish dryers used to cure the chemicals used in gel manicures may cause cancer. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 24, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

‘This will happen before 2030’: how the science behind Covid vaccines might help to fight cancer
The success of mRNA-based drugs in combating coronavirus is inspiring scientists to create similar vaccines for melanoma and other tumoursIn December 2022, the US biotech firm Moderna, a company that emerged from relative obscurity to become a household name during the pandemic, published theresults of a clinical trialthat sent ripples through the world of cancer research.Conducted in partnership with the pharma company MSD, it demonstrated that a messenger RNA (mRNA) cancer vaccine, used in combination with immunotherapy, could offer significant benefit to patients with advanced melanoma who had received surgery to remove...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 22, 2023 Category: Science Authors: David Cox Tags: Cancer research Medical research Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

How DermaSensor is changing the game for skin cancer diagnosis
The market for cancer detection is rising. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 20, 2023 Category: American Health Authors: Ashley Portero Source Type: news

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR] Roche ’s Tecentriq plus Avastin is the first treatment combination to reduce the risk of cancer returning in people with certain types of early-stage liver cancer in a Phase III trial
Pivotal Phase III IMbrave050 study investigatingTecentriq plusAvastin in people with early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) at high risk of recurrence following surgery met primary endpoint of recurrence-free survivalNew adjuvant treatments are urgently needed as an estimated 70-80% of people with early-stage HCC experience disease recurrence following surgery1Data will be discussed with health authorities globally, including the US Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency to inform the next regulatory steps, and presented at an upcoming medical meetingBasel, 19 January 2023 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG;...
Source: Roche Investor Update - January 19, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR] Roche ’s Tecentriq plus Avastin is the first treatment combination to reduce the risk of cancer returning in people with certain types of early-stage liver cancer in a Phase III trial
Pivotal Phase III IMbrave050 study investigatingTecentriq plusAvastin in people with early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) at high risk of recurrence following surgery met primary endpoint of recurrence-free survivalNew adjuvant treatments are urgently needed as an estimated 70-80% of people with early-stage HCC experience disease recurrence following surgery1Data will be discussed with health authorities globally, including the US Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency to inform the next regulatory steps, and presented at an upcoming medical meetingBasel, 19 January 2023 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG;...
Source: Roche Media News - January 19, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Regular Use of Vitamin D Linked to Fewer Melanoma Cases
TUESDAY, Jan. 17, 2023 -- Fewer melanoma cases are seen among individuals with regular use of oral vitamin D supplements, according to a study published online Dec. 28 in Melanoma Research. Emilia Kanasuo, from the University of Eastern Finland in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 17, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Africa: How to Treat Scars At Home - and Hopefully Make Them Disappear
[The Conversation Africa] Maybe you've had a skin cancer removed from your face or body. Perhaps you had an injury or accident and needed stitches. However you came by a cut on your skin, you probably want to make it appear as small as possible as quickly as possible and avoid a longer-lasting scar. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

California woman claims manicure led to CANCER
Grace Garcia, 50, from San Gabriel near Los Angeles, was diagnosed with stage 1 skin cancer in her nail after the cuticle was cut deep by a nail technician before Thanksgiving. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news