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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than one quarter of people being treated for non-melanoma skin cancer in their doctor's office reported some type of complication after surgery, in a new study. About half of those complications were medical problems...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than two-thirds of people with non-melanoma skin cancer underwent surgery to treat the condition, according to a new study - including patients who were at least 85 years old or had multiple other chronic diseases....
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelJava lovers drink up! Two separate studies released today have found that those who drink coffee have a lower risk of developing the most common kind of skin cancer – basal cell carcinoma – and also have a lower risk of heart failure. The...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study from Denmark, people who had taken aspirin, ibuprofen and related painkillers -- especially at high doses and for years at a time -- were less likely to get skin cancer, compared to those who rarely used those...
Tags: Denmark, Cancer, Skin Cancer, Dermatology, Ibuprofen (drug)
The Hartford CourantJim Calhoun and his obstinate ways arrived in Connecticut in May 1986, hired to turn around a lowly UConn men's basketball program that seemed destined to remain the laughingstock in a conference of national powers. "It's doable," he famously said of...
WGN NewsApproaching medicine like preparing a meal. Getting the exact recipe for success and infusing alternative ingredients. A world-renowned chef gets world-class medical care, and now he's serving up a huge helping of philanthropy to say thank you! The...
Tags: Cancer, Restaurants, Facebook, Lymphatic System, Grant Achatz
I've been battling skin cancer for the past two months. More accurately, I've been battling my HMO to get my cancer removed. The good news is that surgery offered a complete cure for this type of cancer, and it is now gone. The bad news is that the...
University High's Chris Conlin was diagnosed with cancer last month, but the long-time high school coach is maintaining a positive outlook in an effort to beat it. Conlin, University High's baseball coach for the past 23 years, learned he had squamous...
FARGO, N.D. - When I was young, sun tanning was a popular pastime among my peers during the warm summer months. My friends had a golden glow. However, I couldn't stand the heat, and I thought lying in the sun was boring. I stayed in the cool shade and...
ReutersAdvanced melanoma patients treated with an experimental pill developed by Roche and Daiichi Sankyo were 63 percent less likely to die than patients given chemotherapy, according to a new trial. The drug, vemurafenib, is designed for use in patients...
I was deeply shaken to learn I had hypopharyngeal cancer. As a physician, I had access to my hospital's laboratory results, so I took a shortcut: Rather than wait for my surgeon to call me, I looked for my name in my hospital's pathology laboratory log...
Skin cancer affects one in five people over a lifetime in the United States. The most common form is basal cell carcinoma followed by squamous cell carcinoma. While melanoma accounts for fewer than 5 percent of skin cancers, it causes more than 75 percent...
Tags: Medical Specialization, Skin, Cancer, Skin Cancer, Dermatology
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