Oncology & Cancer

Actinic keratosis diagnosis ups cumulative risk for skin cancer

(HealthDay)—The annual increase in risk for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) is higher for patients who have received a diagnosis of one or more actinic keratoses (AKs), according to a study published online March ...

Oncology & Cancer

Tirbanibulin superior to placebo for actinic keratosis

(HealthDay)—Tirbanibulin is superior to vehicle at two months for the treatment of actinic keratosis, but almost half of patients who had a complete response experienced recurrence of lesions at one year, according to a ...

Medical research

Changing the perspective on the 'Cinderella of the cytoskeleton'

SETD2 is a protein well known as a chromatin remodeler, one that helps turn genes on or off by modifying histone proteins in the nucleus of the cell. When researchers discovered that SETD2 is mutated or lost in several cancer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How plague pathogens trick the immune system

Yersinia have spread fear and terror, especially in the past, but today the plague pathogens have still not been completely eradicated. The bacteria inject various enzymes, including the enzyme YopO, into the macrophages ...

Oncology & Cancer

Form drives function in cancer proliferation

A new study finds that the protein responsible for the crawling movements of cells also drives the ability of cancer cells to grow when under stress.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Skin diseases are more common than we think

Skin diseases are ranked as the fourth most common cause of human illness, but many affected people do not consult a physician. A new Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology study estimates the prevalence ...

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