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Venom gets good buzz as potential cancer-fighter

Bee, snake or scorpion venom could form the basis of a new generation of cancer-fighting drugs, scientists will report here today. They have devised a method for targeting venom proteins specifically to malignant cells while ...

Aug 11, 2014
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Seeing melanoma (w/ Video)

Melanoma is one of the less common types of skin cancer but it accounts for the majority of the skin cancer deaths (about 75 percent).

Aug 11, 2010
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The Medical Minute: A darker side of tanning

This year, like every year, more than one-third of Americans will get at least one sunburn. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, the risk of melanoma -- the deadliest type of skin cancer -- more than doubles with just ...

Jul 21, 2010
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Vaccine hope for skin cancer sufferers

Nottingham scientists have been given the green light to test a vaccine which they hope could reverse, and even cure malignant melanoma, the most deadly type of skin cancer.

May 26, 2010
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Steering around skin cancer

If Dr. Scott Fosko had his way, truckers would slather on sunscreen as routinely as they log their miles. As National Skin Cancer Awareness month rolls by and the sun's rays get stronger, Fosko, chairman of dermatology at ...

May 14, 2010
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