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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 ...

dateMay 14, 2010 in Cancer
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Gold Nanobeacons Detect Sentinel Lymph Nodes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Virtually every patient diagnosed with breast cancer or melanoma undergoes lymph node biopsy to determine if their cancer has begun spreading in the body. Taking this biopsy involves an invasive and uncomfortable ...

dateMar 25, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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Late-stage melanoma results in economic burden

In an article published in the March 2010 Archives of Dermatology, researchers report that in the United States, melanoma treatment in late stages of the disease is of significant cost in the population 65 years and older.

dateMar 15, 2010 in Cancer
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