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Lockdown skin cancer diagnosis delays linked to deaths and £6bn costs in Europe

Written by | 21 Feb 2024

Delays in diagnosing melanoma due to Covid-19 lockdown may have contributed to over 100,000 years of life lost across Europe and over £6bn in costs, mainly indirectly due […]

Extreme weather events have a significant negative impact on skin disease

Written by | 30 Oct 2022

The skin is a large, complex organ, and it serves as the body’s primary interface with the environment, playing key roles in sensory, thermoregulatory, barrier, and immunological functioning. […]

Sun safety for children – new research will explore the role of primary schools in preventing skin cancer

Written by | 17 Jun 2022

With skin cancer rates rising, much of it preventable, a new research project is to explore the role of primary schools in Wales and assess the effectiveness of […]

Patients with rare skin cancer face 40% recurrence rate

Written by | 26 Feb 2022

Patients treated for Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) face a five-year recurrence rate of 40% — markedly higher than the recurrence rates for melanoma and other skin cancers, according […]

Possibility of vaccine to prevent skin cancer

Written by | 17 Jan 2022

Research by the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy suggests that a vaccine stimulating production of a protein critical to the skin’s antioxidant network could help people bolster […]

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