Skin Cancer in the News

The articles featured below include news about, or mention of, skin cancer, including skin cancer research. There is information about skin cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, survival rates and research into various aspects of skin cancer.

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Report that 50% of cancer patients survive at least 10 years

50% (Half) of cancer patients diagnosed in England and Wales now survive for at least 10 years according to a recent statistical study by Cancer Research UK.

29 Apr '14 | Cancer | UK

Canada to increase labelling requirements for tanning beds

The Canadian federal government has finalized new regulations that require stronger health warning labels to be displayed on sunbed (also called tanning beds) and related equipment. The labels warn...

26 Feb '14 | Sunbeds | Canada

Exposure to sunlight reported to lower blood pressure

Recent research suggests that exposure of skin to sunlight can help to reduce blood pressure - thereby protecting against certain medical conditions linked to high blood pressure (hypertension)

20 Jan '14 | UK

Possible increased prostate cancer risk associated with vitamin E supplements

According to recent research in the United States, men who took 400 international units (I.U.) of vitamin E daily had more prostate cancers compared with men who took a placebo. This statistic has ...

12 Oct '11

Half of Brits got sunburnt this year and many would do it again

Far from being a small price to pay for a tan, sunburn is a sign that your skin cells have been seriously damaged by too much sun. It is this damage that can increase the risk of skin cancer later ...

01 Sep '10

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