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Researchers develop effective nano-vaccine for melanoma

August 07, 2019 9:32 am

The focus of the research, published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, is on a nanoparticle that serves as the basis for the new vaccine.

Anti-parasitic drug may help fight skin cancer: Study

July 11, 2019 12:05 pm

Melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, develops in the cells (melanocytes) that produce melanin — the pigment that gives your skin its colour.

Stop sunbathing: Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

July 30, 2014 12:37 pm

The report blames a generation of sun worshipping for the $8 billion spent to treat all forms of skin cancer each year.

Skin cancer may up risk of other cancers

March 10, 2014 4:17 pm

People who suffer from common skin cancers are at a risk of developing other cancers.

Genes that determine mutation in pigeons can also cause melanoma in humans: study

February 08, 2014 2:12 pm

The three key genes that determine feather colour in pigeons are the same that can be responsible for melanoma and albinism.

New drugs for hard-to-treat childhood cancers

August 16, 2013 1:28 pm

The drug seems to be effective against every type of cancer cell.

New treatment target for melanoma skin cancer discovered

August 17, 2012 4:35 pm

Scientists discovered a new channel-forming protein called Pannexin (Panx1) that is expressed in normal levels.

Three faulty genes raising skin cancer risk 'identified'

October 10, 2011 11:30 am

People with blond or red hair,family history of disease are more likely of contracting melanoma.

Cells aiding melanoma ‘identified’

September 01, 2010 12:31 am

In what may pave the way for preventing melanoma,an Indian-origin scientist-led research team claims to have identified “co-conspirator” cells in the genesis of this dangerous form of skin cancer.

Doctors most likely to spot melanoma early in men

April 21, 2009 11:03 am

Older men should visit their doctors to check for melanoma because they are less likely to find it themselves in time,US researchers said.