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Skin Cancer

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  • Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive

    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive
    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64. "There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
  • Anna B. George, secretary

    Anna B. George, secretary
    Anna B. George, a church secretary who enjoyed celebrating her German heritage, died Friday of melanoma at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 79. The daughter of George Braml, an Esskay meat cutter, and Anna Eder Braml, a homemaker, Anna Braml was born in...
  • Urging lawmakers to ban indoor tanning for minors [Letter]

    As a melanoma survivor, I know the pain and uncertainty of going through treatment. My melanoma was probably caused by years of being outdoors as a kid before sunscreen was invented. I am grateful for the treatment I received at Johns Hopkins Hospital...
  • Prevention is the best defense against deadly skin cancers [Letter]

    Prevention is the best defense against deadly skin cancers [Letter]
    Thanks for your recent editorial supporting a ban on indoor tanning by minors ("Ban the booth," Jan. 20). As a melanoma survivor, I know the pain and uncertainty of going through treatment for that illness. My melanoma was probably caused by years of...
  • James J. Lacy Jr., standout college athlete

    James J. Lacy Jr., standout college athlete
    James J. Lacy Jr., who set a national scoring record as a standout basketball forward at what is now Loyola University Maryland and was a retired insurance broker, died of complications from melanoma Saturday at his North Roland Park home. He was 87....
  • Ban the booth [Editorial]

    Ban the booth  [Editorial]
    Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in humans, and within the U.S. more than 9,100 men and women die each year from melanomas of the skin. That puts it among the top-10 deadliest forms of cancer, ranking 6th overall for whites. Given...
  • WWE, Susan G. Komen foundation team up for second straight year

    WWE, Susan G. Komen foundation team up for second straight year
    For the second year in a row, WWE and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation have joined forces in October in support of breast cancer awareness. Much like many other sports and entertainment organizations in the month of October, WWE has made its...
  • Mucous cysts are more annoying than dangerous

    Mucous cysts are more annoying than dangerous
    Those who have a habit of biting their lips may find that a small bluish bump has developed inside their mouth. It might disappear on its own or it might linger. Dr. Zaineb Hassan Makhzoumi, an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of...
  • Maryland to add cancer warning to parental consent form for indoor tanning

    Maryland to add cancer warning to parental consent form for indoor tanning
    A form parents must sign before their children use indoor tanning devices will warn that the practice can cause skin cancer and possibly death under a new policy state health officials adopted Friday. "Indoor tanning can cause skin cancer. Skin cancer...
  • No. 13 Seton Keough holds off No. 11 Catonsville's rally

    No. 13 Seton Keough holds off No. 11 Catonsville's rally
    With six freshmen on the roster, Seton Keough's girls basketball team is a work in progress, and the No. 13 Gators took another significant step Saturday. In a game they led by 12 points with two and a half minutes left, the Gators held off a furious...
  • Naval Academy shaves the rules for 'Movember'

    Naval Academy shaves the rules for 'Movember'
    The first thing they do to new male students at the Naval Academy is shave their heads. So it is a bit of a shock to see the guys sporting ... mustaches. But the button-downed Brigade of Midshipmen has received permission from the top of the chain of...
  • Catonsville hoops hosting benefit for Kropfelder melanoma foundation

    Catonsville hoops hosting benefit for Kropfelder melanoma foundation
    Catonsville will host an afternoon of high school basketball along with Seton Keough and Mount St. Joseph on Dec. 21 to benefit The Kropfelder Foundation for Melanoma Education and Research. Comets girls basketball coach Mike Mohler had been friends...