Skin Cancer | Tumor

First Patient With Squamous Cell Carcinoma Dosed in Phase 2 Trial for Vilobelimab

October 17th 2021, 5:00pm

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The first patient was enrolled and dosed in InflaRx’s phase 2 trial of vilobelimab for the treatment of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.

Certain Blood Pressure Drugs May Increase Skin Cancer Risk

September 20th 2021, 7:00pm

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Exposure to certain high blood pressure drugs, specifically thiazide diuretics, may increase a person’s risk of developing skin cancer.

Gut Microbiome Can Affect Radiation Cancer Treatment

September 14th 2021, 3:00pm

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The overgrowth of fungi could cause the immune system to stop fighting cancer, according to a study.

Climate Change May Increase Skin Cancer Risk

September 1st 2021, 4:00pm

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Skin cancer rates have been increasing worldwide, and climate change factors – like depleting ozone layers – may be a factor.

Legendary ESPN Broadcaster Dick Vitale Reveals Skin Cancer Diagnosis, Patient With Cancer Receives COVID-19 Booster Shot and More

August 20th 2021, 3:00pm

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From Dick Vitale’s early melanoma cancer detection to the authorization of COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for patients with cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Gut Health May Impact Side Effects Risk From Certain Melanoma Treatment

August 17th 2021, 3:00pm

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The bacteria in a patient’s gut could be linked to side effects from combined checkpoint inhibitors in patients with melanoma.

5 Ways to Support Your Mental Wellness During Radiation Therapy

August 15th 2021, 6:00pm

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Here are five options for overcoming stress and anxiety to promote your mental wellness and emotional resilience during your radiation therapy.

Obtain Vitamin D Safely Through Diet and Vitamin Supplements, Not with Unprotected Sun Exposure

August 2nd 2021, 12:45pm

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Vitamin D is essential for strong bones and a healthy immune system. While a limited amount of the vitamin can be obtained from exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation, the suggestion that the best way to obtain vitamin D is through sun exposure is both misleading and dangerous.

Could Your UV Manicure Increase Your Risk for Skin Cancer?

August 1st 2021, 6:00pm

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What you should know about UV manicures and cancer risk.

Why Isn’t Sunscreen Marketed to Men?

July 29th 2021, 4:00pm

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“There is every reason sunscreen can be promoted on what it does in its ability to reduce your risk of skin cancers over its cosmetic application to prevent the signs of aging,” writes a melanoma survivor.