There's a promising new cancer vaccine in the works that has a perfect survival rate in mice with melanoma. Even more impressively, the same vaccine is also effective in preventing the recurrence of tumors.
Researchers found an alarming rate of cancer prevalence among flight attendants in the United States. The study underlined the numerous dangers associated with cabin crew jobs, suggesting airlines to work on minimizing the risks for the employees.
The Food and Drug Administration warns people to steer clear of sunscreen pills, saying it has not been proven to help in sun protection. The agency has already sent warning letters to companies who are marketing their products falsely.
A new study suggests that visual screenings for skin cancer do not offer enough evidence in preventing cancer-related deaths.
For the first time, scientists have found a conclusive link between the "red hair" gene variant and a high mutational burden - which in this case, means a high number of mutagenic processes associated with skin cancer.
A new kind of drug for cancer in revealed, and it can work miracles, and comes at a heavy price.
One of the most deadly type of cancer is melanoma or skin cancer. This type of skin cancer can be triggered by the ultraviolet rays from the sun. But researchers say we shouldn't undermine the power of sunscreen. A recent study revealed that genetically engineered mice protected by sunscreen was less likely to develop burns and melanoma.
A century's worth of cultural and historical forces have contributed to the rise in the incidence of melanoma, including changes in fashion and clothing design, according to an intriguing new study.
Consistent use of sunscreen during childhood and infancy, according to a new study, is essential to preventing melanoma in adulthood.