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Sunscreen FAQs
from American Academy of Dermatology

This infographic details how to select an effective sunscreen that prevents sunburn, reduces risk of skin cancer, and helps prevent early signs of skin aging.
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Understanding the causes of skin disease
from Health & Safety Executive

The skin is a complex active organ, if any of its functions fail there can be serious consequences. The skin’s ability to act as a barrier is particularly important for occupational health.

One way to understand the barrier function of the stratum corneum is to consider it as a brick wall...
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Moles to Melanoma : Recognizing the ABCDE Features
National Cancer Institute

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Metastatic Melanomas Respond to Immunotherapy Combo in Early Clinical Study
By Ozge Ozkaya, PHD - July 28, 2016

The immune-therapy drug ipilimumab, together with talimogene laherparepvec or T-VEC, showed positive results in a Phase 1b clinical trial of metastatic melanoma patients who did not respond to other treatments and whose tumors could not be surgically removed.

The study, “Talimogene Laherparepvec in Combination With Ipilimumab in Previously Untreated, Unresectable Stage IIIB-IV Melanoma,” was published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology...
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Skin cancer: Pair of drugs 'eliminate 20% of tumours'
By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website

A fifth of people with advanced melanoma have no sign of tumours in their body after treatment with a pair of immunotherapy drugs, a study shows.
The first survival data on using ipilimumab and nivolumab in combination showed 69% of patients, in a trial on 142, were still alive after two years.
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