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FDA debates tougher cancer warning on tanning beds

(AP) -- Just as millions head to tanning beds to prepare for spring break, the Food and Drug Administration will be debating how to toughen warnings that those sunlamps pose a cancer risk. Yes, sunburns are particularly ...

dateJan 18, 2010 in Cancer
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Melanoma stem cells' evasive talents

Melanoma, if not detected in its early stages, transforms into a highly deadly, treatment-resistant cancer. Although the immune system initially responds to melanoma and mounts anti-tumor attacks, these assaults are generally ...

dateJan 12, 2010 in Cancer
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Protein Markers Predict Risk of Melanoma Recurrence

( -- A new prognostic tool that can determine the risk of recurrence in melanoma patients has been developed by researchers at Yale Cancer Center. The technology, based on five proteins expressed in melanoma tissue, ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Cancer
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