Friday 24 February 2012

Junctional Epidermolysis Bullosa-Squamous Cell Carcinomas-Healthday News-Skin Cancers

Toddler Who Battled Skin Disease Dies in Mother's Arms

The tiny toddler whose struggle against a devastating disease inspired thousands has died. Tripp Roth, who was diagnosed with junctional epidermolysis bullosa at birth, died Saturday in the arms of his Mother, Courtney Roth, who had chronicled her life with Tripp in the popular blog, "EBing a Mommy." read more..

Melanoma Drug's Link to Other Skin Cancers Identified

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18 (Healthday News) -- The recently approved drug vemurafenib (Zelboraf) has been hailed as a breakthrough in the treatment of Melanoma, the deadliest form of Skin Cancer. But roughly one-quarter of patients who take the medication develop a troublesome side effect: secondary skin cancers called squamous cell carcinomas. read more..

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