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Sneaky places where you can spot skin cancer

Sneaky places where you can spot skin cancer

Areas of skin more exposed to sunlight are more vulnerable to skin cancer. Skin cancer can also be found in parts of the body not really exposed to the sun, not just your skin. Sunscreen is a powerful weapon against skin cancer, use it always. One key to treating cancer is catching it in its...

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This mark on your nail may be a sign of skin cancer

This mark on your nail may be a sign of skin cancer

If you happen to notice a dark line or lines in or under your fingernails, chances are, you may have a rare form of skin cancer called subungual melanoma. Subungual melanoma or nail melanoma is a type of skin cancer with symptoms that are quite difficult to detect because the dark bluish lines often look...

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World’s First Blood Test Developed to Detect Early-Stage Skin Cancer

World’s First Blood Test Developed to Detect Early-Stage Skin Cancer

Australian scientists have developed a blood test that can detect early-stage skin cancer—a world’s first. Melanoma is usually detected by simply examining the skin for suspicious mole or growth. Melanoma is the fourth most common cancer in Australia that kills an estimated 1,500 people annually. Scientists from Edith Cowan University have developed the first-ever blood...