A new wearable patch for treating melanoma dissolves quickly while leaving tiny needles that deliver chemotherapy drugs over time.
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Mixing tiny "STAR particles" into a cream could offer better treatment for skin diseases like psoriasis or certain kinds of skin cancer, say researchers.
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"Nanodrills" that spin up to 3 million times per second to target and kill diseased cells could one day offer a new way to treat skin cancer.
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Ultra-sensitive hotspots in the human genome are like "bullseyes" for UV radiation in sunlight, but that could help people at higher risk of skin cancer.
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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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Certain dangerous kinds of skin cancer may start in hair follicles, research with mice indicates. And worse, the chance of cancer may always be there.
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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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"We demonstrate for the first time ever how the sebaceous glands that contribute to the natural moisture of the skin are formed..."
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A new "virtual biopsy" device can quickly detect a skin lesion's depth and its potential malignancy—without using a scalpel.
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