Skin Cancer

Scientists Have Found A Way To Remove The 'Brakes' From Our Immune System

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.10.2017 | UK Tech

In the fight against cancer, one of the greatest hurdles can actually be our own immune system, which self-sabotages attempts by the body to fight aga...

The Benefits Of Natural Skin Care Ingredients

Charlotte Crowl | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Style
Charlotte Crowl

A lot of the time we buy skin products based on the smell, price, packaging or just because it is a certain brand. I know I have been guilty of doing this several times in the past and I'm sure many of you can relate.

You Could Have This Common Skin Condition And Not Even Know It

HuffPost | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

That dark patch on your cheek that you thought was a healing sunburn could actually be the sign of a common, though little-known skin condition called...

The Unexpected Symptom Of Skin Cancer Everyone Should Be Aware Of

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A nail artist is raising awareness of a lesser-known symptom of skin cancer which she discovered on a client’s nail. The artist said she noticed one...

AI Is Now Helping Doctors Diagnose Skin Cancer Faster

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Tech

Doctors are hoping that artificial intelligence could be the key to detecting signs of melanoma skin cancer far earlier than the current methods of di...

How A Daily Drink Of Alcohol Can Raise Your Risk Of Skin Cancer

SWNS | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Drinking just one glass of beer or wine a day could give you skin cancer, scientists have warned - and it isn’t to do with the amount of time you sp...

Cancer Charities Are Not Happy About The Lack Of Sunscreen On ‘Love Island’

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

‘Love Island’ is heating up and while romance in the sun has fast become the nation’s guilty pleasure, there’s one thing missing from the acti...

A Diet Rich In Tomatoes Cut Skin Cancer Rates By Half, But Only In Male Mice

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Tech

A diet rich in tomatoes could potentially cut your chances of getting skin cancer by as much as 50%, but only if you’re male. New research found th...

People Keep Missing This Part Of The Face When Applying Sun Cream - And It's Dangerous

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Experts have urged people to wear sunglasses or apply sun cream around their eyes properly to protect against skin cancer. University of Liverpool res...

Can You Spot The Signs Of Vulval Cancer?

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Vulval cancer affects roughly 1,170 women in the UK each year. It affects the the area of skin between a woman’s legs which is made up of two outer...

Woman Claims Taking Bikini Selfies Saved Her Life After Stomach Mole Turned Out To Be Cancerous

Caters | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A 21-year-old says taking bikini selfies saved her life after she tried to have a mole removed, which turned out to be cancerous. Cloe Jordan, from Wo...

Chop Off Our Limbs For Use In A Potion? The Genetic Lottery Still Playing Today

Dr Oscar Duke | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK
Dr Oscar Duke

At birth, my parents were told I would not be able to attend a mainstream school and were given lists of the things that my visual impairment would prevent me from doing. Nobody ever suggested that there'd be ample Hollywood career opportunities to play an evil albino monk in the Da Vinci Code and certainly nobody dreamed I'd end up as a doctor working for the NHS.

Woman With Pre-Cancerous Skin Cells Shares Graphic Treatment Images To Raise Awareness

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Please note: this article contains images of a medical nature that some readers may consider graphic. A self-confessed sun worshipper has been sharing...

Cancer Self Exams Can Be Frightening. What To Do

Karin Sieger | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

By the time I found a lump in my breast the cancer had already spread to my lymph nodes. What might have happened, if I had checked myself more regularly? Who knows. I have decided there is no point in dwelling on it.

This Incredible Little Gadget Can Tell If You've Put Sunscreen On Properly

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Tech

A tiny camera that shows you where you’ve failed to apply sunscreen has raised nearly $130,000 on the crowd-funding website Indiegogo. The hand-held...

Red Hair Gene Linked To Increased Skin Cancer Risk

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People with red hair are more susceptible to developing skin cancer, new research suggests. Researchers have discovered that gene variants associated ...

Skin Cancer Cases Soaring Among 'Sun, Sea and Sangria' Generation, Charity Warns

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sue Deans, 70, was first diagnosed with malignant melanoma in 2000 after having a mole removed. In 2007, the retired teacher and mother-of-three disc...

'Once-A-Day' Sunscreens Wear Off In Hours, Watchdog Warns

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sunscreens that claim to offer coverage when applied just 'once-a-day' may wear off much sooner than they suggest, a consumer watchdog has warned. Whi...

This Immune System Drug Is 'Really A Step Forward' In Tackling Skin Cancer

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Tech

A drug which boosts the body's immune system has been found as an 'exciting' step forward in the battle against skin cancer. Four-in-10 patients who h...

'Promising' Skin Cancer Treatment Can Eliminate Deadliest Form Of Disease

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A combination of two immunotherapy drugs can wipe out the most deadly form of skin cancer, even when it has reached an advanced stage, new research su...

Why You Need to Be 'Mole' Aware This Summer for Early Detection of Skin Cancer

Diane Knox | Posted 15.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Diane Knox

I'll never forget sitting with my friend in the hospital and being told that it was cancer. Being diagnosed was the scariest experience of my life. Still, to this day I really find it difficult to express how much of a shock it was, just because you hear stories all the time and the word 'cancer' fills you with fear. You think, 'it won't happen to me'.

Woman Visits Seven New Wonders Of The World Days After Skin Cancer Surgery

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

After falling from a cliff, getting hit by a car and being diagnosed with skin cancer all in one month, Megan Sullivan decided she needed a much-deser...

Nurse Left With Coin-Shaped Hole In Nose From Skin Cancer (Graphic)

PA Real Life Features | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: This article contains medical images of a graphic nature. A woman who developed skin cancer after using sunbeds from the age of 13 has relea...

Woman Shares Shocking Skin Cancer Selfie And Issues Sunbed Warning

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A former sunbed user has shared a brave selfie showing the serious damage her quest for a tan has done. Lorraine Henderson, who is from Livingston, Sc...

Woman With Skin Cancer Shares Graphic Post-Op Photos To Warn Against Sunbed Use

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman is sharing graphic photos to Facebook in a bid to warn others against sun bed use and urging them to use sunscreen. Judy Cloud, who has bee...