A new wearable patch for treating melanoma dissolves quickly while leaving tiny needles that deliver chemotherapy drugs over time.
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"Patients often ask 'Why am I so unlucky? Why did my cancer spread?' As doctors, we never had an answer... This research provides an explanation."
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Cases of melanoma among US teens and young adults have dropped sharply, a sign that public health efforts to encourage sun protection may be taking hold.
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A molecule that disperses UV light with a superfast twist similar to flamenco dancers' hand movements could lead to a more protective sunscreen.
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