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Pro-Oxidant Role of Silibinin in DMBA/TPA Induced Skin Cancer: 1H NMR Metabolomic and Biochemical Study

The Indian subcontinent reports higher prevalence of SCC in comparison to BCC. Apart from ultraviolet radiation (UVR), the other common causes of NMSC are environmental and…

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Caffeine in coffee tied to lower risk of basal cell carcinoma

Caffeine consumption may result in a lower risk of skin cancer—specifically basal cell carcinoma, a recent study found. World coffee consumption is approximately 140 million to 145 million bags (60 kg per bag) per year, and it’s predicted that India’s consumption levels will

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NSAID use may be associated with decreased risk of skin cancer

A meta-analysis has found that the use of NSAIDs—including ibuprofen, aspirin, and naproxen—was associated with a decreased risk of skin cancer. “This study is interesting, but a concern of long-term use of NSAIDs includes renal and gastric complications.” -Saumen Chaudhuri, MD, medical officer, State Public Health Services, South Dinajpur Hospital,… 

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