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Almost half of Australians confused about sunscreen

New Cancer Council research shows that Australians are becoming increasingly misinformed about sunscreen, prompting skin cancer prevention experts to bust […]

Smartphones in skin checks for early detection of melanoma

QUT skin cancer researchers are seeking community volunteers to participate in a skin self-examination study. Performed regularly, self-examination can alert […]

Why some moles become melanoma still a mystery

Testing for two gene mutations commonly associated with melanoma would be insufficient to determine whether a mole could turn cancerous, […]

Body’s early immune response aids cancer growth

Queensland researchers have discovered that the first-stage response of the immune system can contribute to melanoma, colon and breast cancer […]

Opdivo

Generic Name: Nivolumab Product Name: Opdivo Indication What is Opdivo used for Opdivo is used to treat advanced melanoma in […]

Epirubicin ACT

Generic Name: Epirubicin hydrochloride Product Name: Epirubicin ACT Indication This medicine is used to treat the following types of cancer: […]

Skin cancer detection technology promises early diagnosis

New technology that helps detect skin cancers early could be transformed into a commonplace tool for clinicians, thanks to research […]

Vitamin B3 treatment could cut $500m skin cancer bill

A year of treatment with nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3, significantly lowered the risk of common, non-melanoma skin cancer […]

Australia leads world in skin cancer incidence but lacks reporting

Research published this week in the Australasian Journal of Dermatology confirms that Australia has the highest incidence of skin cancers […]

Text messages a new tool in the fight to prevent skin cancer

Australians’ love affair with mobile phones could save their life according to a joint QUT, Cancer Council Queensland and University […]
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