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ACTION ALERT! Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs: A New Cancer Risk in Your Home
Health & Wellness  (tags: broken CFLs, Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs, CFLs and cancer risk, melanoma )

- 2249 days ago -
CFL bulbs emit high levels of ultraviolet radiation--UVC and UVA rays. The UV rays are so strong that they can actually burn skin and skin cells. Experts say the radiation could initiate cell death and cause skin cancer in its deadliest form, melanoma.
Melanoma Not Caused By Early Ultraviolet (UVA) Light Exposure, New Fish Experiments Show
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, healthcare, Melanoma, UVray )

- 3273 days ago -
Early life exposure to ultraviolet A light does not cause melanoma in a fish model that previously made that connection, scientists from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reported ...
Man Given 6 Months To Live..Ten Years Ago..
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Cancer, melanoma, prognosis, treatment, disease, illness, prevention )

- 3631 days ago -
Brian Monaghan survived stage 4 melanoma that metastasized to his brain. More than 10 years ago, he was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma that spread to his brain. Doctors gave him six months to live, but he's still alive today.
Institute of Cancer Research Finds Melanoma Gene Trigger - Britain
Health & Wellness  (tags: britain, uk, england, cancer, melanoma, skin cancer, gene, research, sun )

- 3664 days ago -
MOST melanoma skin cancers may be triggered by a gene mutation that causes cells to become cancerous after excessive exposure to the sun. The discovery could lead to better treatments for the most deadly form of skin cancer after scientists at Britain's
Solariums Almost Double Cancer Risk - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, solariums, melanoma, skin cancer, cancer, risk )

- 4115 days ago -
PEOPLE under the age of 35 raise the risk of forming a dangerous melanoma skin cancer by an 98 per cent if they use solariums, a new study has revealed. The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency study also found an individual's chance
Skin Cancer Drug Said to Show Promise
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, drugs, new treatment, skin cancer, melanoma )

- 4212 days ago -
A very early test of an experimental drug seemed to slow the spread of advanced deadly skin cancer in a small study, the drug's U.S. developer reported in preliminary findings Wednesday
New Test for Melanoma May Save Lives
Health & Wellness  (tags: melanoma, testing, study, skin, disease, health, healthcare, humans )

- 4230 days ago -
It is estimated that around 60,000 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed this year, and more than 8,000 people will die from the disease. A report published last fall in The New England Journal of Medicine suggests that sentinel-node biopsy can improve

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