| May 25, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Ok, you`re thinking same old boring news flash, UV rays cause cancer. Duh.
We know this but we treat this warning like smoking. We`re going to do it because we want to but us Texans, we might want to pay more attention to the warnings and here`s why....
| May 28, 2012
| 7:27 AM
Sun Safety and Skin Cancer Prevention Tips:
Choose a broad-spectrum, UVA/UVB sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher.
Generously apply sunscreen a half-hour before going outdoors.
Fully cover all exposed areas of the face, neck, head and body.
| Jan 18, 2011
| 12:07 PM
If a company dumped the black goop behind a factory, it would violate all sorts of environmental laws and face an expensive hazardous-waste cleanup.
But playgrounds, parking lots and driveways in many communities are coated every spring and summer with...
| Jan 8, 2011
"It's perfect," pronounces Sheri Colbert, gazing admiringly at herself in a handheld mirror, looking this way, then that. Tears well up as she gives Dave LeGrand a heartfelt hug for his intricate, painstaking work to restore her natural appearance.
| Jan 17, 2011
| 5:52 AM
There is no doubt that Richard Volpe is sick, and no doubt that the former police detective spent 9/11 breathing in clouds of soot at the World Trade Center.
Yet that is no guarantee that the ex-cop, or many others like him, will qualify for a...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 7:36 PM
The incidence of one type of cancer has increased 1,800 percent since the 1930's. FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean is Working for You with information on what can help in detecting melanoma at a stage when it's very treatable.
| Jun 5, 2011
| 6:03 PM
Advanced melanoma patients treated with an experimental pill developed by Roche and Daiichi Sankyo were 63 percent less likely to die than patients given chemotherapy, according to a new trial.
The drug, vemurafenib, is designed for use in patients...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 7:12 PM
For the first time, patients with the deadliest form of skin cancer have two new treatment options that prolong survival, according to new research presented at a cancer conference in Chicago on Sunday.
One drug specifically targets a mutated gene that...
| Jun 6, 2011
Memorial Day weekend has come and gone--signaling the unofficial start of summer.
It was Christina Headings favorite season--until about a year ago when she diagnosed with late stage melanoma.
"I left there crying," Christina said. "I didn't know what...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 1:03 PM
According to her spokesperson, Former Governor Kathleen Blanco has been diagnosed with a rare form of eye cancer.
A recent eye exam reportedly found choroidal melanoma in one of Blanco's eyes last week.
Blanco's spokeperson, Marie Centanni, says...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 3:36 PM
It`s a good week if you have cancer. Good, because new research suggests you may not have to deal with the illness.
Scientists discovered that a drug called Aromasin, used to treat breast cancer, may also prevent it. Women in the high risk category...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 3:27 PM
An Ashkenazi Jewish woman in her 50s, Rachel, is diagnosed with breast cancer. Her mother, Sadie, age 80, has a history of melanoma, which was treated successfully. Sadie's younger sister, Zelda, died of breast cancer in her early 40s many years ago....