Skin cancer cases up by 78%

Rising rates for both skin and liver cancers Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics has revealed that the number of people being diagnosed with both skin and liver cancer has increased sharply across England. Between 2003 and 2012, skin cancer was diagnosed more frequently, with a 78% increase in men and a 48% […]

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Skin cancer treatments double life expectancy

Trials focusing on advanced skin cancer provide “exciting” results Two international trials studying potential new skin cancer treatments have yielded promising results, giving 69% of patients an additional year to live. The usual survival rate is approximately six months. The treatments, combating advanced melanoma, are designed to enable the immune system to recognise and target […]

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