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Statins May Help Decrease the Risk for Melanoma Recurrence

Patients taking statins prior to receiving a melanoma diagnosis have a decreased risk of a melanoma recurrence compared with those not taking statins, according...
Bereaved Individuals Have a Higher Risk of Dying from Melanoma, but Less Likely of Being Diagnosed

Bereaved Individuals Have a Higher Risk of Dying from Melanoma, but are Less Likely...

Bereaved people who experience the loss of a partner have an increased risk of dying if diagnosed with melanoma, according to the results of...
Social Media Literacy May Help Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

Social Media Literacy May Help Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

Knowledge and understanding of how social media influences a desire for tanner skin and positive attitudes toward tanning may help lower the risk of...
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Top 10 States with the Highest Risk for UV-Linked Melanoma

A new report highlighted the top 10 states with the highest risk for ultraviolet (UV)-linked melanoma, with Utah being number one. The results were...
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AI-Based Smartphone Apps to Assess Moles Are Missing Skin Cancer Diagnoses

Algorithm-based smartphone apps using artificial intelligence to test moles are not reliably able to detect melanoma and other skin cancers, according to a study...
New Technique Accurately Predicts Which Melanoma Patients Face an Increased Risk of Recurrence, Spread

New Technique Accurately Predicts Which Melanoma Patients Face an Increased Risk of Recurrence, Spread

Researchers have presented a new, quantitative technique that uses DNA sequencing to accurately predicts the recurrence and spread of melanoma. The findings were published...
Bariatric Surgery Lowers the Risk of Melanoma

Bariatric Surgery Lowers the Risk of Melanoma

Bariatric surgery attenuates the risk of melanoma, according to a study published in JAMA Dermatology. This nonrandomized controlled trial was comprised 4,047 participants from the...

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