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Melanoma Skin Cancer: Signs, Symptoms, Treatments Document List

Summary: Our library below features 27 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Melanoma Skin Cancer category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Melanoma Skin Cancer RSS feed.

Melanoma Skin Cancer Publications

Millennials Fail to Understand Dangers of Tanning
Millennials lack knowledge about importance of sunscreen and continue to tan outdoors in part because of low self-esteem and high rates of narcissism that fuel addictive tanning behavior.
Publish Date: 2018/04/25

Mycosis Fungoides: A Type of Skin Cancer
General information regarding Mycosis Fungoides including stages and current treatment options.
Publish Date: 2016/02/05 - Updated: 2020/08/03

Merkel Cell Carcinoma: Statistics, Risk Factors, Treatment
Information regarding Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC) an uncommon form of skin cancer that starts when Merkel cells grow out of control.
Publish Date: 2015/02/20 - Updated: 2023/01/30

Acral Melanomas: Skin Cancer That Killed Bob Marley
Acral melanomas, the rare type of skin cancer that caused the death of Bob Marley, are genetically distinct from other types of skin cancer.
Publish Date: 2014/08/20 - Updated: 2021/11/14

Anyone Can Get Skin Cancer and the Sun is Not the Only Cause of Melanoma
You can also develop skin cancer from chemicals or poisons, scars or skin ulcers, use medicines or have conditions such as HIV that suppress the immune system.
Publish Date: 2014/06/28

Effects of Sunlight and Ultraviolet Radiation (UVR) on Human Skin
In addition to certain genetic and metabolic disorders that are precipitated by UVR, there are many photosensitive diseases of unknown cause.
Publish Date: 2013/03/07 - Updated: 2021/05/16

Alternative to Amputation for Patients with Advanced Skin Cancer
Northwestern Medicine oncologists are now offering an alternative approach that focuses on saving the limb while eliminating or shrinking the cancer, and may avoid the need for radical surgery altogether.
Publish Date: 2011/12/16 - Updated: 2021/11/11

Indoor Tanning Tax Imposed
Clear and compelling evidence that tanning bed use increases the risk of developing all forms of skin cancer.
Publish Date: 2011/07/01 - Updated: 2022/02/22

Approval of New Melanoma Therapy
The drug will be used to treat melanoma patients whose cancer has spread to other parts of the body.
Publish Date: 2011/03/30

Yervoy Ipilimumab Treatment for Late Stage Skin Cancer
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves Yervoy (ipilimumab) to treat patients with late-stage (metastatic) melanoma, the most dangerous type of skin cancer.
Publish Date: 2011/03/28 - Updated: 2022/05/02

Skin Cancer in America: Facts and Statistics
Skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types, and also the most common type of cancer in the United States. There are over one million cases of skin cancer diagnosed each year in the US..
Publish Date: 2011/01/28 - Updated: 2020/01/17

New Approaches to Skin Cancer Prevention
Annual Euromelanoma Day campaign is designed to prevent skin cancer among the general public.
Publish Date: 2010/10/22

Factors Associated with Seeking Skin Cancer Screening
Survey of skin cancer screening shows women more likely to seek screening because of a skin lesion family history of skin cancer or concern about sun exposure.
Publish Date: 2010/10/20

Earlier Detection of Melanoma Advances
Development of substance to enhance the visibility of skin cancer cells during scans.
Publish Date: 2010/08/12 - Updated: 2020/01/17

All Over Sun Tan is a Myth
Consistent all-over tan may be impossible to achieve as some body areas are much more resistant to tanning.
Publish Date: 2010/08/03

Vaccine Hope for Skin Cancer
New vaccine targets tumor cells without damaging healthy tissue and could be successful in treating patients with malignant melanoma.
Publish Date: 2010/05/26

Checking Your Skin for Warning Signs of Skin Cancer
Warning signs of skin cancer and seeing a health-care provider for a skin cancer screening.
Publish Date: 2010/05/17 - Updated: 2014/01/17

Sun and Skin Cancer Awareness
More than 76500 cases of non-melanoma skin cancer registered in the UK each year.
Publish Date: 2010/05/08 - Updated: 2010/10/13

Tanning Bed Legislation
Correlation between ultraviolet exposure via tanning beds and malignant melanoma and squamous cell cancer.
Publish Date: 2010/03/23

Mucosal Melanoma: General Overview
Mucosal melanoma are lesions that may present as blue to black in color with irregular borders.
Publish Date: 2010/03/13 - Updated: 2023/01/31

How Sunlight Causes Skin Cells to Turn Cancerous
New study by researchers could lead to alternative treatments that would shrink skin cancer tumors with drugs.
Publish Date: 2010/01/15

Skin Cancer Risk for 250 Thousand Children Using Sunbeds
Serious risk of developing malignant melanoma skin cancer using sunbeds or tanning beds.
Publish Date: 2009/11/13

Skin Cancer Study Uncovers New Tumor Suppressor Gene
National Institutes of Health researchers have identified a gene that suppresses tumor growth in melanoma the deadliest form of skin cancer.
Publish Date: 2009/03/29 - Updated: 2010/06/27

Skin Cancer Myths
Looks at some skin cancer myths with Baby Boomers starting to show signs of being the largest generation with skin cancer.
Publish Date: 2009/02/21

Skin Cancer and Melanoma Treatment Methods
Today Skin cancer and Melanoma can be treated by a number of means provided the cancer is caught early.
Publish Date: 2009/02/21 - Updated: 2010/10/13

Melanoma: ABCDE and The Ugly Duckling
Melanomas may only account for 4% of all skin cancer, however they comprise 74% of all skin cancer related deaths.
Publish Date: 2009/02/21 - Updated: 2020/01/17

Tadpoles May Help With Skin Cancer Detection
Uncontrolled movement of pigment cells has been linked to cancer in humans and frogs meaning skin cancer detection and prevention may be improved.
Publish Date: 2009/02/21 - Updated: 2010/09/06

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