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Epigenomic Changes Slow Melanoma

“Furthermore, when the researchers knocked out these proteins, the melanoma became much less aggressive and more receptive to existing cancer drugs.” I don’t know what they mean when

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Diagnosed with Melanoma? Get a Second Opinion!

These results show that diagnoses ranging from moderately atypical lesions to early stage invasive melanoma are neither accurate nor reproducible, say the authors. While I am the first person to be cynical

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Radon Gas-Risk of Malignant Melanoma

“naturally occurring radioactive gas radon within one’s home also increases the risk to develop malignant skin cancer (malignant melanoma)…” I am a cancer survivor who has an increased

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Basal Cell Cancer- Non-Toxic, Heart-healthy Therapy

Hyperthermia may be a promising treatment for basal cell carcinoma and melanoma, bypassing the antiapoptotic defenses concentrated in the intrinsic and extrinsic apoptosis pathways…” While

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The Melanoma Paradox-

While the number of skin cancer cases—specifically for melanoma—is anticipated to increase by 14 percent this year, the number of deaths from melanoma is decreasing by 4 percent.1 There is no paradox

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Lymph node Surgery in Melanoma Does Not Result in Longer Overall Survival

“Patients who receive the standard surgical treatment for melanoma that has spread to one or more key lymph nodes do not live longer… I understand how difficult it can be to make decisions

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Melanoma- Integrative – Enhance Outcomes

Integrative Therapy for Malignant Melanoma- Enhance the Efficacy of Conventional Chemotherapy While Reducing Toxicity Depending on your stage at diagnosis,  the outlook for malignant melanoma (mel) is

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High-Risk for Melanoma? Reduce Your Risks Now-

“with the number of melanoma (MM) cases increasing each year, it is believed that the disease could become one of the most common types of cancer in the United States by 2030″ In the world

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Enhance Conventional Treatment of Metastatic Melanoma

Evidence-based Integrative Therapies are More Effective Against Metastatic Melanoma Than Dacarbazine Alone If you are reading this post then you probably already know that metastatic melanoma is an aggressive

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Melanoma Survivors Risk Secondary Cancers

Melanoma survivors have increased risk of developing several cancers; the most common cancers with elevated risks were breast, prostate, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma Identifying a problem is easy. Identifying

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Malignant Melanoma and Sunlamp Use Among People with Acne

The Increased Risk of Melanoma from Sun Lamp Use is Small… So Why Worry?  The study of melanoma is complicated. When I talk to my teenage son about risks, any kind of risks, his eyes glaze over.

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Skin Cancer Diagnosis- Melanoma vs. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

“Accurate clinical and histopathological analysis of pigmented skin lesions is difficult even for experts”…Really? Skin Cancer can be difficult to diagnose. As the illustration below

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