Researchers pinpoint sugar modification in cells that spurs spread of skin cancer
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  June 27, 2017  
  Skin Cancer  
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 Researchers pinpoint sugar modification in cells that spurs spread of skin cancerResearchers pinpoint sugar modification in cells that spurs spread of skin cancer
 
A team of researchers has pinpointed a sugar modification in cells that spurs the spread of skin cancer. Its findings, which appear in the latest issue of the journal Cancer Cell, spotlight a target in the battle against melanoma.
 
 
 New survey examines public's opinions on sunscreen at businessesNew survey examines public's opinions on sunscreen at businesses
 
Skin cancer is by far the most common form of cancer and too much exposure to Ultraviolet (UV) radiation increases the risk of skin cancer.
 
   Pediatric dermatologist offers few tips to protect infants from the sunPediatric dermatologist offers few tips to protect infants from the sun
 
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and it only takes one blistering sunburn during childhood or adolescence to nearly double a person's chance of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, later in life.
 
   Blocking newly discovered cellular pathway could help control tumor growthBlocking newly discovered cellular pathway could help control tumor growth
 
Scientists have discovered a new cellular pathway that can promote and support the growth of cancer cells. In a mouse model of melanoma, blocking this pathway resulted in reduction of tumor growth.
 
 Researchers find molecule that darkens skin without UV exposure and may protect against skin cancer
 
Researchers find molecule that darkens skin without UV exposure and may protect against skin cancerA study published in the journal Cell on June 13 has found that a class of small molecules can successfully penetrate and darken human skin samples. The drug developed in the laboratory by researchers in Boston also generates protective tans in red-haired mice.
 
 
 Could a blood test predict how cancer spreads in children?
 
Could a blood test predict how cancer spreads in children?Traditionally, we use biopsies to try to predict how cancer spreads. There are a number of molecular markers that are used, but biopsy is a limited approach. Now, the current trend is to use liquid biopsy, which is basically a blood sample.
 
 
 AMSBIO introduce range of cancer exosome samples
 
AMSBIO introduce range of cancer exosome samplesAMSBIO has introduced a range of purified cancer exosome samples to help researchers study the role of exosomes in cancer development and metastasis.