#SunSmartSummer2017 Photo Contest

#SunSmartSummer2017 Photo Contest

#SunSmartSummer2017 Photo Contest Summer is here! We at RDK want to make sure you are staying Sun Smart while you enjoy your fun in the sun. Here’s How – It’s Easy! Take a photo of yourself, family, and/or friends being Sun Smart. Post the photo to Instagram,...
Introduction of a Virus to assist in fighting Melanoma

Introduction of a Virus to assist in fighting Melanoma

Brendan D. Curti, M.D., from the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute of Providence Cancer Center in Portland, Oregon presented findings from his study at the 2017 AACR Annual Meeting that suggests the introduction of a virus to an antibody may be able to assist an...
New Techniques to Identify Melanoma from University of Missouri

New Techniques to Identify Melanoma from University of Missouri

Researchers at the University of Missouri have found a way to more easily and accurately identify non-uniform melanoma cells. The altered microscope they use can find cancerous spots, even those that do not have the strong discoloration we are used to associating with...
A Melanoma Risk Prediction Model and Populations at Increased Risk of Developing Melanoma

A Melanoma Risk Prediction Model and Populations at Increased Risk of Developing Melanoma

A multivariable risk prediction model was developed to investigate various indices for melanoma predisposition, including hair color, nevus density, family medical history, prior incidences of melanoma, and tanning bed use. The model yielded little variation between...
The Health and Economic Benefits of Reducing Indoor Tanning

The Health and Economic Benefits of Reducing Indoor Tanning

After the US Food and Drug Administration proposed prohibiting indoor tanning for minors, researchers from the CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control conducted a study to determine the various health and economic benefits of such legislation.  Their research...

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