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skin cancer awareness-say no to tanning beds and laying out without a good SPF!

skin cancer awareness-say no to tanning beds and laying out without a good SPF!

From Science Daily: X-ray analysis deciphers master regulator important for skin cancer.  a research team from Hamburg and Iceland has uncovered the molecular structure of a master regulator, MITF, central to the most deadly form of skin cancer, #melanoma.  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121201085919.htm

X-ray analysis deciphers master regulator important for skin cancer

From Science Daily: X-ray analysis deciphers master regulator important for skin cancer. a research team from Hamburg and Iceland has uncovered the molecular structure of a master regulator, MITF, central to the most deadly form of skin cancer, #melanoma. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121201085919.htm

The right sunscreen is essential to help decrease the risk of skin cancer. The Skin Cancer Foundation put the information together in their Guide to Sunscreens. http://www.skincancer.org/prevention/sun-protection/sunscreen

The right sunscreen is essential to help decrease the risk of skin cancer. The Skin Cancer Foundation put the information together in their Guide to Sunscreens. http://www.skincancer.org/prevention/sun-protection/sunscreen

A dermatoscope is a handheld instrument that allows a dermatologist to look at pigmented lesions with magnification with or without polarized light.  It can significantly improve the dermatologists' sensitivity and specificity in determining whether a pigmented lesion looks suspicious for #melanoma.  It's not perfect, but anything that improves our chances of catching this deadly disease is a valuable tool in our armamentarium.

A dermatoscope is a handheld instrument that allows a dermatologist to look at pigmented lesions with magnification with or without polarized light. It can significantly improve the dermatologists' sensitivity and specificity in determining whether a pigmented lesion looks suspicious for #melanoma. It's not perfect, but anything that improves our chances of catching this deadly disease is a valuable tool in our armamentarium.

1 in 5 Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer. Decrease your chances with a daily SPF 35 or higher and learn the signs of early skin cancer detection

1 in 5 Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer. Decrease your chances with a daily SPF 35 or higher and learn the signs of early skin cancer detection

Researchers have found that an interaction between two types of cells of the immune system, a T cell and a neutrophil, via leukotriene B4 and a leukotriene receptor BLT1 is required for allergic #skin #inflammation.    http://www.cell.com/immunity/retrieve/pii/S1074761312003883

Researchers have found that an interaction between two types of cells of the immune system, a T cell and a neutrophil, via leukotriene B4 and a leukotriene receptor BLT1 is required for allergic #skin #inflammation. http://www.cell.com/immunity/retrieve/pii/S1074761312003883

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