Novel Protein Linked To Skin Cancer Identified

Researchers have identified a specific protein responsible for melanoma metastasis that may provide an improved understanding of how the cancer spreads. The study showed that silencing the expression of protein called RAB27A resulted in reduced metastasis — the process by which cancer spreads to other areas of the body — which is the primary cause…

Skin cancer deaths rising in men but static or even declining in women

Skin cancer deaths among men have soared in wealthy nations since 1985, with mortality rates among women rising more slowly or even declining, researchers told a medical conference in Glasgow Sunday. Reasons for the discrepancy between sexes are unclear but evidence suggests men are “less likely to protect themselves from the sun” or heed public…

Facial Plastic Surgery – Facial Reconstruction After Skin Cancer

Skin cancer affects regions of our body that are highly exposed to sunrays like our face. Mohs surgery is done to remove a cancerous lesion either on the face or any other area of the body. Under such a set of circumstances, a person will be particularly conscious about his appearance and it is extremely…