Skin Cancer: What to Look for to Prevent Its Spread

Skin Cancer: What to Look for to Prevent Its Spread

Skin cancer is currently the world’s most common type of cancer, and if one does not know what to look for or have it checked in order to prevent further spread, the condition can become more┬áserious. Freckles, spots, and moles often appear on skin with age, doctors often advise their patients to have them checked. […]

Skin Cancer Costs Soar

Skin Cancer Costs Soar

Skin cancer treatment costs in the U.S. have soared over the past decade, jumping from an annual $3.6 billion between 2002-06 to $8.1 billion per year between 2007-11. According to a study in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, the national cost of skin cancer treatment rose 126 percent during that time, while costs for […]

Major Skin Cancer Breakthrough

Major Skin Cancer Breakthrough

Scientists have made a major breakthrough in the battle against skin cancer after the results of two international trials against an advanced form of the disease were described as “exciting and striking.” The two treatments, designed to combat advanced melanoma, enable the human immune system to identify and target tumors. The findings were made public […]

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