News tagged with basal cell carcinoma

Research offers hope for basal cell carcinoma

(PhysOrg.com) -- People with a genetic condition called basal cell nevus syndrome develop hundreds or even thousands of skin cancers, or basal cell carcinomas, each year. Now Jean Tang, MD, PhD, assistant professor of dermatology, ...

Apr 11, 2011
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New non-invasive treatment of basal cell carcinoma

Research conducted by H. Ray Jalian, M.D., Mathew M. Avram, M.D., J.D., Kelly J. Stankiewicz, M.D., Joshua D. Shofner, M.D., and Zeina Tannous, M.D. was selected as Editor's Choice for the January 2014 issue ...

Feb 05, 2014
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Researchers identify skin cancer genes

(Medical Xpress) -- The genes which contribute to the most frequently occurring life threatening form of skin cancer have been identified for the first time by a research collaboration between the University ...

Nov 10, 2011
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FDA approves new skin cancer drug

A new skin cancer drug tested for the first time in the world five years ago at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare just received expedited approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a remarkable ...

Feb 01, 2012
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Basal cell carcinoma risk can be chronic

In the powerful sunlight of July, newly published results from a large study of people at high risk for basal cell carcinoma support the emerging view of the nation's most common cancer as a chronic ailment ...

Jul 25, 2012
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