• Frequent Skin Cancers May Signal Risk of Others

    7 monthes ago - By Web MD

    For the study, the researchers analyzed the DNA of 61 patients with frequent basal cell carcinomas, and found 20 percent had mutations in genes that help repair DNA damage in body cells. Cancer arises when such abnormal cells grow and spread unchecked.
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  • Common skin cancer can signal increased risk of other cancers

    7 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    People who develop abnormally frequent cases of a skin cancer known as basal cell carcinoma appear to be at significantly increased risk for the development of other cancers, including blood, breast, colon and prostate cancers, according to a preliminary study.
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