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Skin Cancer

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  • Darlington fire company to host car-truck-motorcycle swap meet

    The Darlington Volunteer Fire Co. will having a car-truck-motorcycle show Swap Meet June 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2600 Castleton Road in Darlington. Cars, trucks or motorcycles show registration is $10. Vendors also available space $10. We will also...
  • Sympathy offered, yoga classes and knitting group planned

    The community wishes to express its sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of Scott Braun. He will be dearly missed by his family and all who knew him. A fine young man taken away to soon. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Yoga...
  • 5 summer skin tips from the experts

    5 summer skin tips from the experts
    Dr. Lisa R. Ginn and Dr. Robert Weiss, both board-certified dermatologists, offer some advice for skin care: Sun protection. Using both sunscreen and protective clothing such as hats is key. "Sunscreens don't have to be expensive," says Ginn, but the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...