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Gay and bisexual men have higher rate of skin cancer: Study

Boston/IBNS: In the largest study of skin cancer rates among gay, lesbian or bisexual individuals, investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital report important differences in skin cancer prevalence among sexual minorities.

Skin cancer diagnosis apps are unreliable and poorly regulated: Study

London/IBNS: Smartphone apps used as ‘early warning systems’ for skin cancer are poorly regulated and frequently cannot be relied upon to produce accurate results, according to new analysis by experts at the University of Birmingham.

Smoking habit may limit body’s ability to fight dangerous form of skin cancer: Study warns

London, Feb 20 (IBNS): Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less likely to survive their skin cancer than people who have never smoked, according to a new report funded by Cancer Research UK.

Arthritis drug could help treat advanced skin cancer, says study

London, Dec 22 (IBNS): Treatment for the most deadly form of skin cancer could be more effective if combined with a well-known drug for rheumatoid arthritis, new research has shown.

Diet rich in tomatoes cuts skin cancer in half in mice, says study

New York, July 14 (IBNS): Daily tomato consumption appeared to cut the development of skin cancer tumors by half in a mouse study at The Ohio State University.