The British broadcaster and DJ, Chris Evans, has revealed that he has been diagnosed with a skin cancer called a “melanoma”. The 57-year-old says that he was tested for the disease after his masseuse noticed a mark on his shin. So, what exactly is melanoma? Julia Newton-Bishop is a professor of dermatology at the University of Leeds…
A collaborative study undertaken by the Navarrabiomed Biomedical Research Center (Pamplona, ??Navarre), the Institute of Neurosciences CSIC-UMH (Sant Joan d’Alacant, Valencian Community) and IRB Barcelona (Barcelona, ??Catalonia) shows that the administration of ranolazine, a drug currently used to treat heart conditions, improves the efficacy of current therapies for melanoma, in mouse models of this disease.
Skin cancer screening guidelines can seem confusing – three skin cancer researchers explain when to consider getting checked
Protecting oneself from the summer sun and its damaging ultraviolet rays is often not straightforward. And public health messaging around when and how to be screened for skin cancer has become somewhat confusing.
Slip Slop Slap campaign effective for Queenslanders born after 1980 as general skin cancer rates rise
Having spent much of her childhood in the sun as a competitive swimmer, federal Senator Penny Allman-Payne’s skin cancer diagnosis was not surprising, but it was a wake up call.