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  1. No Link Between Cell Phone, Eye Cancer

    Jan. 13, 2009 -- Talking on your cell phone does not increase your chances of getting melanoma of the eye, according to a new study. The findings override an earlier report that linked the use of mobile phones with this type of cancer, according to researchers. The latest study is published in the J

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  2. Melanoma Increase Is Real

    Jan. 8, 2009 -- The increase in the potentially deadly skin cancer melanoma that has occurred over the last several decades can't be linked just to better screening and earlier detection of the cancer, according to a new study. For years, experts have debated whether the dramatic rise in melanoma --

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  3. Odor Test Sniffs Out Skin Cancer

    Aug. 20, 2008 -- Dogs can sniff out a person with skin cancer -- and so might an "electronic nose," Monell Chemical Senses researchers say. Skin cancer has a distinct "odor profile," report Michelle Gallagher, PhD, George Preti, PhD, and colleagues. The skin gives off organic chemicals, many of whic

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  4. Moisturizers Up Skin Cancer in Mice

    Aug. 14, 2008 -- Four commonly used moisturizers promoted skin cancers in mouse studies. Mice are not men. But the unexpected finding suggests that these -- and perhaps other products -- may not be as safe as they're thought to be. The moisturizers tested in the study were Dermabase, Dermovan (a who

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  5. McCain Has Growth Removed From Face

    July 28, 2008 -- Republican presidential candidate John McCain downplayed the removal of a growth from his upper right cheek Monday, saying that his dermatologist is not worried, according to media reports. "This morning, as part of his commitment to monitor his dermatological health on a regular ba

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  6. More Young Women Get Skin Cancer

    July 10, 2008 -- A new data review suggests that melanoma is on the rise among young women, but not among young men. Researchers looked at data from women aged 15 to 39. The team, led by Mark Purdue of the National Institutes of Health, examined data from a network of cancer registries across the U.

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  7. Man's Melanoma Thwarted by Immune Fix

    June 19, 2008 -- Melanoma researchers may have saved a patient's life with an experimental immune system treatment that used the patient's own cells. That patient was a 52-year-old man with recurrent melanoma that had spread to a lung and to a groin lymph node. After getting the experimental treatme

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  8. 12 Ways to Protect Your Skin and Prevent Skin Cancer

    By Leslie Pepper How coffee protects you, and 11 other surprising ways to stop the most common cancer 1. All doctors are not created equal: When researchers from Emory University School of Medicine looked at the records of more than 2,000 melanoma patients, they found that those whose growths had be

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  9. Doctors: McCain Appears Free of Cancer

    May 23, 2008 -- Sen. John McCain appears healthy as he prepares to mount his general election run as the likely Republican presidential nominee, three physicians who treat McCain told reporters Friday. The doctors said McCain currently has no recurrence of melanoma, a potentially deadly form of skin

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  10. Melanoma’s Site May Determine Survival

    April 18, 2008 -- Where melanoma develops on the body may help determine a patient's survival. According to a new study published in the April issue of Archives of Dermatology, patients with melanoma on the scalp and neck die sooner than those whose melanomas appear on other areas. Melanoma is the d

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