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Solect Energy receives award for its efforts to educate solar workers about melanoma and sun safety

Source: Solar Power World, January 2019 Solect Energy CEO Ken Driscoll, has been honored by IMPACT Melanoma with its Keeper of the Hope Award.  The award was presented at IMPACT Melanoma’s 2018 Shades of Hope Gala which took place on Nov. 16 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston. Driscoll was lauded for his many contributions […]

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Peers choose MD Anderson’s Gershenwald, Hwu as new AAAS Fellows

Source: Eurek Alert, January 2019 Two leaders in the field of melanoma treatment – a surgeon and an oncologist – from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a Fellow, a tradition that began in 1874, is an […]

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Too Much Time in the Sun? Skin Patch Might Tell

Source: WebMD, December 2018 The availability of cytotoxic drugs in a premixed, ready-to-use (RTU) format provides another option for oncology specialists and their patients, according to Jeffrey C. Lombardo, PharmD, BCOP. Pharmacists have been administering prepackaged drugs for agents used in the infectious disease field, such as antibiotics and electrolyte supplements, and the benefits are […]

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Naked Eye Inspection ‘Not Enough for Skin Cancer Diagnosis

Source: MedScape, December 2018 n a collection of reviews published on the accuracy of tests used to diagnose skin cancer, experts have highlighted that melanomas are missed when making a visual inspection with only the naked eye. For all types of skin cancer, it is important to make an early, accurate diagnosis to guide the […]

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