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News: Queensland kids dealt double risk of melanoma

with melanoma in Australia over the 10 years between 2004 and 2013. Although rare, the incidence rate of childhood melanoma in Queensland is more than double compared to Australia – 5.4 per million per year, compared to 2.3 per million…

News: Melanoma most common cancer in young Queenslanders

Cancer Council has issued an urgent warning for Queenslanders under 35, with the latest figures showing melanoma is the most common cancer diagnosed in young Queenslanders. Recent statistics from the Queensland Cancer Registry show around 110 melanomas are diagnosed in…

News: World experts launch lifesaving melanoma research centre

was vital for Queensland, which has the highest rates of melanoma in the world. “Queensland has a melanoma incidence rate of about 71 cases per 100,000 people (for the years 2009-2013), vastly exceeding rates in all other jurisdictions nationally and…

News: Sunburn statistics a warning against complacency

…diagnosed with melanoma each year Around 305 South West Queensland locals are diagnosed with melanoma each year Around 1,405 Brisbane region locals are diagnosed with melanoma each year Around 555 Gold Coast region locals are diagnosed with melanoma each year…

News: National stats confirm Queensland is the Sun Damage State

highest incidence and mortality rates of melanoma nationally, based on estimates to 2016 and trends over time. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift said almost 13,300 new cases of melanoma are likely to be diagnosed in Australia in 2016, with…

News: Video Intervention May Save Most at Risk of Melanoma

study period, with a higher proportion detected among the group receiving the video intervention. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift said older men were more likely to be diagnosed with thick melanoma, and their melanoma was more likely to be…

Melanoma

…rapidly and form malignant tumors. These tumors originate in the pigment-producing melanocytes in the basal layer of the epidermis. Melanomas often resemble moles; some develop from moles. The majority of melanomas are black or brown, but they can also be…

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…Haass, The University of Queensland Induction of endoplasmic reticulum stress to potentiate immunogenic cell death to improve melanoma therapy Utilising unique microscopy techniques, we have demonstrated that bortezomib causes cell stress and subsequent cell death of melanoma cells. Moreover, our…

News: Stopping the spread of deadly skin cancer

each year,” Ms Clift said. “While it can be easy to detect and remove melanoma on the surface of the skin, very little is known about how the cancer develops and spreads under the surface. “The further a melanoma spreads,…