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Vitamins/carotenoids not likely to reduce the risk of squamous cell skin cancer

Researchers have reported that higher intakes of vitamins A, C, E and carotene apparently do not reduce the risk of […]

Risk of Melanoma and skin colour – no difference

Adelaide researchers say that by checking people’s buttocks, they have found there is no difference in the risk of skin […]

Study into DNA and skin cancer

Queensland researchers have begun a new study that could help identify people who are at risk of developing skin cancer. […]

Vitamin A cream may help prevent skin cancers

New research into a cream that contains a derivative of vitamin A may starve off the most common type of […]

SolarScan – Early warning of life-threatening skin cancers

A new system of detecting life-threatening melanomas is now available to all GP’s around the country. Australia’s incidence of skin […]
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Skin cancer: Basal cell carcinoma

Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Skin is a cancer of the skin. The skin is the largest organ of the body. It serves as a protective barrier between us and the environment, keeping water in and infection out.
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Skin cancer: Squamous cell carcinoma

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin is one type of skin cancer. The skin is the largest organ of the body. It serves as a protective barrier between us and the environment, keeping water in and infection out.
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Skin cancer: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC)

What is Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC) Statistics on Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC) Risk Factors for Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC) Progression […]

Skin cancer: Malignant melanoma

Information on the symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of Skin cancer or malignant melanoma by professional health specialists.