squamous cell carcinoma

New genetic variant found to influence skin cancer risk

February 15, 2017
Researchers at Stanford and 23andMe shed more light on the genetics of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.
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New genetic variants found to influence risk of most common skin cancer

August 19, 2016
With summer upon us many are hitting the beach or pool and taking in some rays. Of course we’re also slathering on sunscreen, since with sun exposure comes risk for...
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New Genetic Associations Found for Common Skin Cancer

July 18, 2016
Using data from 23andMe, researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have found new genetic variants associated with one of the most common forms of skin cancer, squamous cell carcinoma....
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Summertime Protection

June 26, 2012
It’s summertime, you’ve got the beach chair, a trashy novel and sunscreen, but do you have your 23andMe results? While everyone should protect themselves from too much sun, some people – particularly those with light skin, fair hair and a genetic risk for skin cancer – should be particularly vigilant.
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