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Cancer Screening

Breast cancer screening, colon cancer screening, lung cancer screening
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What is cancer?

Cancer Information: Health and medical cancer information about abnormal cancerous cell growth division caused by hereditary and carcinogenic chemicals. Read on for more information on cancer and cancerous cell growth.
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Cancer Signs Cancer Symptoms

Cancer often presents with non-specific features that may also be explained by benign, more common causes. This makes a high index of suspicion necessary in order to investigate and diagnose it correctly.

Fish Gene Sheds Light On Human Skin Color Variation

With help from a common aquarium pet and a recently released online database of human genetic variation, a collaborative team […]
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Pressure ulcers

Pressure ulcers occur when an area of skin breaks down when you stay in one position for too long, most commonly involving bony areas such as around the heels, hips, elbows and back. People who are exposed to developing pressure ulcers include: those who are in a wheelchair or...

Preventing Pressure Ulcers

Risk Assessment Skin Care Other Considerations Risk Assessment There are several risk assessment charts available to assess a patients’ risk […]
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Skin (epidermis) anatomy

Introduction to skin What does skin do? The epidermis The dermis   Introduction to skin Human skin is considered to […]

Lupus No Longer An Acute Fatal Disease But A Chronic Living Disease

– Lupus is a relatively common multi-system autoimmune disorder – The prognosis of lupus is changing with its evolution from […]

Fighting Advanced Melanoma: Could A Personalized Vaccine Be The Solution?

Saint Louis University is one of two sites in the country to study the effectiveness of an experimental, personalized vaccine […]

Botox For More Than Ironing Wrinkles

While botulinum toxin A, or BTXA, is widely known for its use in dermatology and aesthetic medicine, a review article […]