News tagged with basal cell carcinoma

After skin cancer, removable model replaces real ear

(HealthDay)—During his 10-year struggle with basal cell carcinoma, Henry Fiorentini emerged minus his right ear, and minus the hearing that goes with it. The good news: Today, the 56-year-old IT programmer ...

Apr 11, 2014
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Oral anti-fungal drug can treat skin cancer in patients

(Medical Xpress)—Decades of research and millions of dollars go into developing new cancer drugs from scratch. But what if the next cure is a pill that's already tucked away in a bottle at the local pharmacy?

Feb 04, 2014
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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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Pain and itch may be signs of skin cancer

Asking patients if a suspicious skin lesion is painful or itchy may help doctors decide whether the spot is likely to be cancerous, according to a new study headed by Gil Yosipovitch, MD, Chairman of the Department of Dermatology ...

Jul 23, 2014
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