News, Case Studies, Insights and Guides for Skin Cancer Prevention, Early Skin Cancer Detection and Skin Cancer Treatment
An Australian study indicated smokers were at a 250% higher risk of developing the skin cancer Squamous cell carcinomas (SCC) than non smokers.
New research could change the way Melanoma skin cancer is treated and, offer another method in reducing the growing number Melanoma deaths in Australia.
Although the deadliest skin cancers are largely caused by overexposure to UV radiation and light skinned individuals are high risk - some are triggered by genetic mutations where people with darker skin are more prone.
Men with HIV and nonmelanoma skin cancer faced an elevated risk for Kaposi’s Sarcoma, as did men with HIV who lived in locations with high levels of ambient ultraviolet radiation at the time of diagnosis, study data showed.
Researchers have developed a non-invasive imaging technique that accurately identifies Melanomas and Basal Cell Carcinomas by detecting abnormal clusters of mitochondria in both types of skin cancers.
There are currently no clear guidelines for skin cancer checks in children. However, children can in fact suffer from Melanoma.
There are several pathology tests in the experimental stages that could potentially assist in the early detection of skin cancer.
A patient in her 30’s was diagnosed with Melanoma and was recommended to have regular skin checks. As a result her 2nd and 3rd Melanomas were diagnosed and treated early.
A group of Skin Cancer Experts and Dermatologists in the US, came together and recommended a clearer set of criteria on who should be screened for Melanoma.
A 21 year old professional ballet dancer presented for a routine digital skin check.
The culprit is acetaldehyde, which has higher concentrations in white wine.
We agree & support IBM in developing an automated diagnostic system for skin cancers, in particular Melanoma.
Some skin cancers can be itchy or painful - like basal cell carcinoma & squamous cell carcinoma.
We support Hugh Jackman who is going through his 6th skin cancer scare in just 4 years.
A husband and wife in their early 40’s presented for routine 6 monthly skin checks.
There are several factors that can raise your risk of skin cancer - skin type is a big factor.