Oncology & Cancer

Study highlights need for tailored skin cancer prevention programs

Sun safety practices for attendees at skin cancer screening events differ from the general public, according to findings published by researchers from the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center. The study was published ...

Oncology & Cancer

Review: Treatments for primary basal cell carcinoma compared

(HealthDay)—For patients with primary basal cell carcinoma (BCC), estimated recurrence rates are similarly low for excision, Mohs surgery, curettage and diathermy, and external-beam radiation, according to a review and ...

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists develop 'world first' melanoma blood test

Australian researchers said Wednesday they have developed a blood test for melanoma in its early stages, calling it a "world first" breakthrough that could save many lives.

Oncology & Cancer

Hydrochlorothiazide tied to non-melanoma skin cancer risk

(HealthDay)—Use of the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide is associated with a substantially increased risk of non-melanoma skin cancer, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of the American Academy ...

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