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Skin cancer’s deadliest form

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February 26, 2014
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The sun is taking more and more lives every year in the United States. Now, new drugs are offering new hope to those suffering from melanoma. Video provided by Ivanhoe


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FORA.tv (May 30, 2013) — Throughout the history of Homo sapiens, skin pigmentation has been a highly labile trait, and similar skin tones have evolved independently numerous times. Skin pigmentation results from an evolutionary compromise between the conflicting demands of protection against ultraviolet radiation and production of vitamin D, and represents one of the best examples of evolution by natural selection acting on the human body. Because skin color is one of the most visible of human traits, it has been used as the primary characteristic for classifying people into races. Dr. Jablonski will discuss the history of skin-based race concepts and the meaning of skin color in the modern world, including its implications for health.
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Ivanhoe (Jan. 16, 2014) — Triple negative breast cancer accounts for about 15 percent of all new breast cancer cases in the U.S., but it leads to 25 percent of all breast cancer deaths. A diagnosis of triple negative breast cancer means that the three most common types of receptors known to fuel most breast cancer growth are not present in the cancer tumor.
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Ivanhoe (Sep. 10, 2013) — What do a spider, porcupine, and worm all have in common? The answer: they’re allowing researchers to develop a new medical tape that’s super sticky and doesn’t damage the skin.
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Do You Know the Warning Signs of Skin Cancer?

Do You Know the Warning Signs of Skin Cancer?

CBC (June 5, 2013) — Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, but it's also the easiest to cure if diagnosed and treated early. As we mark Sun Awareness Week, we take a look at the warning signs of skin cancer.
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