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Skin Cancer

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  • Drug may help dogs with cancer

    Drug may help dogs with cancer
    Dogs suffering with potentially fatal skin cancer may qualify to receive expensive treatments for free through a route not often available in South Florida: a veterinary clinical drug trial.
  • Keeping the risk of skin cancer at bay

    For many, summertime means beaches, tans and sun-bathing. However, it can also be a time of increased risk for skin cancer. As people grab their umbrellas and flip flops and head for the beach, many are unaware of the dangers of over-exposure to the sun's...

    Not safe from the sun

    Not safe from the sun
    Betty Jordan always regarded melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, as a white person's disease. "Whenever I heard the word, my mind would automatically think: 'Caucasian,' '' she says. "It was something I never worried about.'' So she was shocked...

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    While vitiligo is incurable, treatment may bring back some skin color

    Q: What are the latest and best treatments for vitiligo? A: Melanin is the substance that gives color to our skin. Sometimes, melanocytes do not produce melanin. The result is vitiligo, producing white patches on different areas of the skin. The...