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Skin cancer includes basal cell skin cancer, squamous cell skin cancers and other rare types. These cancers tend to develop most often on skin that’s exposed to the sun and have a high cure rate.
Researchers have demonstrated an approach which, used in parallel with existing treatments, wipes out the ‘survival system’ of cancer cells.
Vitamin D influences the behaviour of melanoma cells in the lab by making them less aggressive, Cancer Research UK scientists have found.
Melanoma skin cancer incidence rates have soared by 45% since 2004, according to the latest figures released by Cancer Research UK.
A breast cancer drug and two blood cancer treatments have been recommended for use on the NHS in Scotland.
A new immunotherapy treatment for certain advanced skin cancer patients is to be made available on the NHS in England.
For almost all skin cancers, the environmental carcinogen is sunlight, according to Professor Richard Marais. Here’s how scientists uncovered the link.
An immunotherapy for some patients with advanced skin cancer and a targeted drug for some women with breast cancer have been approved for NHS Scotland.
Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less likely to survive their skin cancer than people who have never smoked
Scientists have uncovered molecules released by invasive skin cancer that reprogram healthy immune cells to help the cancer to spread.
An immunotherapy drug will be made available to some patients with advanced melanoma skin cancer on the NHS in England.