This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Skin Cancer and Melanoma category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2018-04-25 : 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.
2016-02-05 : Mycosis Fungoides: A Type of Skin Cancer : General information regarding Mycosis Fungoides including stages and current treatment options.
2015-02-20 : Merkel Cell Carcinoma: Definition, Statistics, Risk Factors and Treatment : Information regarding MCC an uncommon form of skin cancer that starts when Merkel cells grow out of control.
2014-08-20 : Acral Melanomas: The Rare 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.
2014-06-28 : 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.
2011-12-16 : Alternative to Amputation for Patients with Advanced Skin Cancer : Effective option for treating skin cancer patients who otherwise would face amputation or disfiguring surgery.
2011-07-01 : Indoor Tanning Is Unsafe - Indoor Tanning Tax Sends Strong Health Message : Clear and compelling evidence that tanning bed use increases the risk of developing all forms of skin cancer.
2011-03-30 : Approval of New Melanoma Therapy : The drug will be used to treat melanoma patients whose cancer has spread to other parts of the body.
2011-03-28 : Treatment for a Late Stage Skin Cancer : Yervoy ipilimumab treats patients with late-stage metastatic melanoma the most dangerous type of skin cancer.
2011-01-28 : Skin Cancer: Causes, Prevention, and Treatments : Skin cancer is the most prevalent of of cancer today but can readily be diagnosed by skin specialists and effectively treated in its earliest stages.
2010-10-22 : New Approaches to Skin Cancer Prevention : Annual Euromelanoma Day campaign is designed to prevent skin cancer among the general public.
2010-10-20 : 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.
2010-08-12 : Earlier Detection of Melanoma Advances : Development of substance to enhance the visibility of skin cancer cells during scans.
2010-08-03 : 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.
2010-05-26 : Vaccine Hope for Skin Cancer : New vaccine targets tumor cells without damaging healthy tissue and could be successful in treating patients with malignant melanoma.
2010-05-17 : 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.
2010-05-08 : Sun and Skin Cancer Awareness : More than 76500 cases of non-melanoma skin cancer registered in the UK each year.
2010-03-23 : Tanning Bed Legislation : Correlation between ultraviolet exposure via tanning beds and malignant melanoma and squamous cell cancer.
2010-03-13 : Mucosal Melanoma - Facts and Information : Mucosal melanoma are lesions that may be blue to black in color with irregular borders.
2010-01-15 : 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.
2009-11-13 : Skin Cancer Risk for 250 Thousand Children Using Sunbeds : Serious risk of developing malignant melanoma skin cancer using sunbeds or tanning beds.
2009-03-29 : 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.
2009-02-21 : Skin Cancer Myths : Looks at some skin cancer myths with Baby Boomers starting to show signs of being the largest generation with skin cancer.
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.
2009-02-21 : Melanoma Information : Melanomas account for only 4% of all skin cancer however they comprise 74% of skin cancer related deaths.
2009-02-21 : 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.
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