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A year of research – and 13 milestones you helped fund

Category: Science Blog July 25, 2014

To coincide with the publication of our Annual Review, here are some of the key research milestones that our amazing supporters have helped fund.

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Will I burn? Our new online app helps you predict today’s sunburn risk

Category: Science Blog July 1, 2014

Do you know how strong the sun is in your area today? Our new online app can help you find out.

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Science Snaps: how skin cancer spreads – the round or flat of it

Category: Science Blog June 25, 2014

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Science Snaps

With an image hot off the microscope, we look at how shape-shifting melanoma cells deploy different groups of enzymes to help them spread.

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Hugh Jackman: information about basal cell carcinoma

Category: Science Blog November 22, 2013

Following the news that Hugh Jackman has received treatment for skin cancer, our head information nurse provides the facts behind the headlines.

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Guest post – “The first and last time she’d ever use a sunbed”

Category: Science Blog March 7, 2013

Rob Hall is an Environmental Health Officer for Bury Council in Greater Manchester, with more than 10 years’ experience. The Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 –...

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Twitter interview – skin cancer

Category: Science Blog February 21, 2013

In our first ever live Twitter interview – or Twinterview – we invited people to tweet us with questions on skin cancer – and we were kept bus...

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Melanoma genome reveals UV damage and treatment targets

Category: Science Blog August 22, 2012

We all need a bit of sunshine in our lives – something that’s often lacking in the Great British Summer. But while UV light (radiation) from the sun helps o...

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