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Vitamin D

It is recommended that everyone should take Vitamin D supplements to counter the lack of sunshine in the UK, government experts are proposing. 

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Smartphone Applications for Detection of Skin Cancer

Smartphone applications for melanoma detection by community, patient and generalist clinician users: a review. 

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British Skin Foundation Introduce Molly the Mole

Meet Molly the Mole courtesy of the British Skin Foundation. 

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Gorlin Syndrome News from Australia

Australian Gorlin Syndrome patient Geoff Olsson features in The Canberra Times.

Read more: Gorlin Syndrome News from Australia

Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)

PGD is a process similar to IVF. Parents who know that they are at risk of passing on a certain genetic condition can undergo PGD to avoid the birth of an affected child.

Read more: Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)

"Efficacy and Safety of Vismodegib" Report Released

The New England Journal of Medicine yesterday released a report on the "Efficacy and Safety of Vismodegib in advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma".

Read more: "Efficacy and Safety of Vismodegib" Report Released

Skin Cancer Awareness

Worth sharing this link for useful information about Sun, UV and cancer.

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King’s Fund report into dermatology services in the UK

Dermatology represents an important part of NHS provision.

Read more: King’s Fund report into dermatology services in the UK

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