Melanoma risk not as obvious as some think

Melanoma risk not as obvious as some think

Melanoma risk not as obvious as some think New QIMR Berghofer research has found almost a quarter of the Queensland population underestimates their risk of developing potentially deadly melanomas – with those at highest risk also the worst at...

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Pale melanomas masked by albino gene

Pale melanomas masked by albino gene

Pale melanomas masked by albino gene People with pale coloured melanomas are more likely to have a gene mutation associated with albinism, University of Queensland research has found. Study lead author Dr Jenna Rayner said...

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ASSC Sun Exposure Summit March 2021

ASSC Sun Exposure Summit March 2021

ASSC Sun Exposure Summit March 2021 The sun has both risks and benefits for health. The risks are well established (skin cancer, premalignant skin lesions, cataract, pterygia) but the benefits are less clear. Generation of vitamin D is an...

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New genetic clues in eye cancer

New genetic clues in eye cancer

New genetic clues in eye cancer 19 May 2020 About five per cent of melanomas in the eye are caused by exposure to sunlight, while the majority are not, a new study by QIMR Berghofer and Queensland Ocular Oncology Service has found. The findings...

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