Skin cancer

Epidermal hemoglobin discovery reveals skin’s protective secrets

Keratinocytes in upper epidermis and hair follicle isthmus express hemoglobin.

Super melanin: Skin savior for sunburn and chemical burns

Enhanced tissue repair with synthetic melanin topical use.

Consumers use shared products excessively

Shared products are less effective.

Skin cancer cells rewire their internal power systems to spread more efficiently

The team also identified a key molecule that orchestrates this process.

Nanoparticles stimulate an immune response against tumors without side effects

Immunostimulatory drugs slow tumor growth without producing systemic inflammation.

T-rays could be used to image and treat patients with skin or bowel cancer

Revolutionizing cancer treatment.

New AI tool to detect melanoma

A system that quickly analyzes wide-field images of patients’ skin in order to more efficiently detect cancer.

T-ray technology analyzes the structure of the skin

What's getting under your skin?

Cytophone detects cancer in earlier stages and prevents fatal disease spread

A team of scientists at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has successfully tested a non-invasive device called "Cytophone" that can detect...

Smoking may limit body’s ability to fight skin cancer

Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that arises when pigment-producing cells—known as melanocytes—mutate and become cancerous. The immune response to melanoma improves the survival...

3D bioprinter revolutionizes skin research

Another bit of innovation at the University of Plymouth is helping analysts build up a working skin substitute that can emulate functional human skin. The...

Different outdoor professions carry different risks for skin cancer

Non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) is the most common type of skin cancer. Scientists in a new study have suggested that different outdoor professions carry different...

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