Court: Universities can be sued over cancer gene mix-upFebruary 12, 2021 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Court of Appeals has reinstated lawsuits against two universities over mistaken results that were discovered years after two sisters were tested for a high risk of skin cancer...
Discoveries that revolutionized cancer care win Nobel PrizeOctober 1, 2018 GMT
Two researchers from the U.S. and Japan won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries that have revolutionized cancer care, turning the body's immune system loose to fight tumors in an approach credited with saving an untold number of lives...
Dr. Bob: Knowing the risks of skin cancer and melanomasJuly 8, 2018 GMT
In the olden days, it was common to lie out in the sun for hours and hours. The deep dark tan it produced was a thing of beauty. Winning the white body contest was not viewed as a prize to brag about.
Burn after reading? Not this timeJuly 3, 2018 GMT
Summer is in full swing and plenty of people are spending all their time in the sun, but are you protecting yourself from those rays?
Melanoma accounts for about one percent of all skin cancers in the U.S., but causes most of the skin cancer deaths.
Shares of Merck, Bristol jump on cancer drug newsJune 3, 2013 GMT
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Experimental drugs that help the immune system detect otherwise-invisible cancer cells shrank tumors and extended the lives of patients with advanced melanoma, according to early research some analysts are hailing as an approach that could become the future gold standard of care for multiple cancer types.