People with darker skin colouring are at greater risk of dying from skin cancer and associated complications than Caucasians due to late detection.
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Dark skinned people, commonly thought to be "immune" to most skin cancers are more likely than whites to die from skin cancer and its related complications.
Physicists will construct an ultra high intensity THz beamline and attempt to destroy skin cancer cells specially grown in a new tissue culture facility.
Targeting siblings of recently diagnosed skin cancer melanoma patients through education leads to sustained improvements in the rate of self skin examination.
Skin cancer melanoma screening is more sought by men over 50 if they are made aware of the risk factors through public education and have access to screening exams.
Hispanic and black patients are more likely than white patients to have a more advanced stage of melanoma at the time of diagnosis of this skin cancer.
A gene first identified in connection with a rare disease in which patients develop multiple, benign skin tumors may be a more general player in cancers found throughout the body.