Ebola Highlights Disparity of Disease Burden in Developed vs. Developing Countries
October 15, 2014 · Comments Off on Ebola Highlights Disparity of Disease Burden in Developed vs. Developing Countries
Study of skin conditions shows mortality rates for measles, syphilis, Ebola hundreds of times higher in developing countries than in developed countries. Study writes that findings, "Highlight the importance of monitoring disease burden in the developing world even when the burden is low."
Study of Dermatology on YouTube Shows New Ways Science Reaches Public
July 9, 2014 · Comments Off on Study of Dermatology on YouTube Shows New Ways Science Reaches Public
A CU Cancer Center study published in the Dermatology Online Journal shows that YouTube also allows researchers, journals, and health advocates to connect directly with the public on topics of skin cancer and prevention.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month: A Conversation with Dr. Neil Box
May 19, 2014 · Comments Off on May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month: A Conversation with Dr. Neil Box
Neil Box, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Dermatology. In this interview...
Study: Beauty Not Disease Motivates Teens to Wear Sunscreen
February 13, 2014 · Comments Off on Study: Beauty Not Disease Motivates Teens to Wear Sunscreen
"You can tell that when we talk [to teens] about the skin cancer risk, it doesn’t faze them. But when you talk about premature wrinkling and aging, they listen a little more closely," says April W. Armstrong, MD MPH, investigator at the CU Cancer Center.
Skin Cancer Foundation Research Grants
July 12, 2013 · Comments Off on Skin Cancer Foundation Research Grants
Deadline: October 4, 2013 More Information:http://www.skincancer.org/for-medical-professionals/research-grants The Skin Cancer Foundation is now accepting applications for...
"When you have a cell affected by UV radiation, you either want to repair it or kill it so that it cannot go on to cause cancer. We show that silibinin does both," says Rajesh Agarwal, PhD, co-program leader of Cancer Prevention and Control at the CU Cancer Center and professor at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Parents’ skin cancer concern doesn’t keep kids inside
September 6, 2012 · Comments Off on Parents’ skin cancer concern doesn’t keep kids inside
Pick your poison: sun exposure that leads to skin cancer or low physical activity that leads to obesity? In fact, a University of Colorado Cancer Center study published this week in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease shows that parents' concern about skin cancer doesn't make them keep their kids indoors.
Study identifies human melanoma stem cells
August 23, 2012 · Comments Off on Study identifies human melanoma stem cells
Cancer stem cells are defined by three abilities: differentiation, self-renewal and their ability to seed...
The protein RAL is associated with aggressive characteristics in prostate, bladder and skin cancers
May 17, 2012 · Comments Off on The protein RAL is associated with aggressive characteristics in prostate, bladder and skin cancers
THREE KEY POINTS: Presence of the proteins RalA and RalB predict aggressive human cancers RAL...
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