skin cancer

Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, transmission can increase skin, mouth, and throat cancer risk

Human papillomavirus infection, or HPV, transmission can increase the risk of skin cancer, mouth cancer, and throat cancer, according to findings discussed by experts at Duke University and published in the well-respected medical journal PLOS. Every year, at least six million people in the United States get an HPV infection. In the majority of cases, here to read more

FDA approves new treatment for melanoma

A new treatment for melanoma has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help treat deadly skin cancers. The medication is a genetically engineered cold sore virus that “blows up” melanoma tumors. The medication is called Imlygic (talimogene laherparepvec), and it is the first to fight lesions in the skin’s lymph nodes. here to read more