July 1, 1988 Health Researchers seek a vaccine to treat and prevent melanoma J. H. Scientific American Volume 259, Issue 1 10.1038/scientificamerican0788-40b March 9, 2007 The Sciences Researchers find that a protein activated to repair DNA damage also activates tanning, which can protect against melanoma Nikhil Swaminathan November 4, 2012 Biology "Ginger" mice are found to be more susceptible to melanoma even without any exposure to ultraviolet radiation Kerri Smith and Nature magazine August 1, 2012 We've all heard the horror stories. Melanoma is one of the most dangerous kinds of skin cancer, killing around 50,000 people worldwide every year. If caught early enough, it can be cured, but once it invades past the skin, it's deadly... Christie Wilcox February 16, 2009 Health What does skin cancer have to do with Parkinson's disease, the degenerative brain condition that causes tremors, slowed gait and problems with balance and coordination? Jordan Lite April 21, 2003 Health Sarah Graham October 23, 2008 Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain has a 6 percent chance of dying of the skin cancer melanoma in each of the next two years, says a doctor who specializes in the design of medical trials... Jordan Lite May 14, 2015 The quest to enlist the body's immune system in the fight against cancer is progressing slowly, but surely Lee Hong August 14, 2018 Public Health New findings at Memorial Sloan Kettering suggest a connection between fat cells and the growth of melanoma. The link could offer a fresh avenue for treatment. Matthew Tontonoz February 2, 2009 Do you obsessively scrutinize your skin for unusual blemishes and visit your doc for an annual whole-body check for cancer? It may not do you any good, a panel of government experts says... Jordan Lite March 31, 2010 Health Sun exposure has always been considered the driving force behind rising rates of melanoma. But new research suggests that repeated, long-term use of pesticides may be an important factor, too... Gordon Shetler and Environmental Health News July 2, 2010 Health Curiously, the cancer rate is 10 percent higher in the left breast than in the right. This left-side bias holds true for both men and women and it also applies to the skin cancer melanoma... R. Douglas Fields September 4, 2001 Health Kate Wong September 7, 2010 Health Genetically tailored approach could slow disease progress. March 10, 2018 Fitness Learn who is at higher risk for melanoma and what features are more concerning for this aggressive type of skin cancer House Call Doctor Sanaz Majd August 5, 2012 The Sciences Fifteen percent of a sample of 136 trout caught near the Great Barrier Reef showed evidence of melanoma, with UV exposure the likely culprit. Christopher Intagliata reports February 24, 2015 Health Certain damaging reactions that can lead to melanoma-causing mutations may take hours to evolve and mostly occur after you get out of the sun Matt Davenport and Chemical & Engineering News July 6, 2017 Chemistry The therapy trains the immune system to attack tumors Sharon Begley and STAT November 1, 2006 Health David Biello November 2006 10.1038/scientificamerican1106-36b January 15, 2015 Health The insights could lead to longer-lasting therapies for the deadliest of skin cancers Support Science Journalism
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