Soaring skin cancer cases hit a record high

Posted in Medicine, Science on 13th Nov, 2023
by Alex Muller

Analysis shows there are 17,500 cases being diagnosed per year and projections reveal that these high numbers could continue to increase by around 50% over the next 20 years.

Scientists uncover how incurable skin cancer resists treatment at the end of life

Posted in Medicine on 1st Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

“We found that melanoma can profoundly alter its genome to hide from the immune system and spread around the body. These profound changes are highly complex, but we’re hopeful that we can now find ways to target them in the clinic.”

The End of Scars? Scientists Discovered How to Regenerate Human Skin

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

A team of scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found a way to get skin to regenerate using fat cells.

The skin cancer rise is 'linked to the package holiday boom'

Posted in Medicine on 6th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

A boom in cheap package holidays in the 1960s is partly behind the "worrying rise" in skin cancers in pensioners, Cancer Research UK suggests.

The technology inside a satellite may soon scan your skin for cancer

Posted in Medicine on 9th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

The hardware within this satellite may, in a few years, form the core of a new medical device that doctors can use to scan human skin for disease.