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Skin Cancer

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Top Skin Cancer Articles

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  • Bon Secours adds PET/CT for earlier tumor detection

    Bon Secours adds PET/CT for earlier tumor detection
    Bon Secours Hampton Roads is the latest to add PET/CT scanning to their arsenal in the fight for cancer survival. The combined imaging system results in faster and more accurate assessments for individuals undergoing cancer treatment.  PET/CT scanners...
  • Laura Linney tackles 'The Big C' afresh as Showtime series returns

    "The first season was really about her being in denial. This season is about her getting angry." So says Laura Linney in resuming her Golden Globe Award-winning portrayal of wife, mother, teacher and cancer patient Cathy Jamison as the Showtime comedy-...
  • Young Women & Melanoma: On the Rise

    Young Women & Melanoma: On the Rise
    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...
  • Sunscreen vs. Sunblock: What's The Difference?

    Sunscreen vs. Sunblock: What's The Difference?
    If you're confused about sunscreens, sunblock and what SPF actually means today - you're not alone. The FDA's new sunscreen rules are out - making it a bit easier for consumers to choose the right products. Ellen Miller from Shape Magazine is here to help...
  • Former Gov. Kathleen Blanco Diagnosed With Rare Eye Cancer

    Former Gov. Kathleen Blanco Diagnosed With Rare Eye Cancer
    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...
  • Family Uses Daughter's Death to Educate Others About Skin Cancer

    Family Uses Daughter's Death to Educate Others About Skin Cancer
    Ann Harris is still grieving the loss of her daughter Tracy. Tracy was only 40 when she died from melanoma -- the deadliest form of skin cancer. "Each day I try to understand it; her loss and I can't", said Ann Harris. The family can't pinpoint what led...
  • Scientist Find Breakthrough In Cancer Research

    Scientist Find Breakthrough In Cancer Research
    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...
  • From The Sports Desk: Time for Danny to be in spotlight

    One of my favorite memories about Dan Glenn took place December, 2009. Moments after the Newport Harbor High girls' volleyball team won the CIF State Division I title, the coach stressed to me that the victory wasn't about him. I mean it was genuine. He...
  • BRCA-related Skin Cancer

    BRCA-related Skin Cancer
    The cancer connection. How breast cancer may shed light on the skin ... and a risk for a deadly form a cancer with virtually no effective treatment. The pink ribbons adorn the city. Awash in pink, these images reflect the awareness for a cancer that...
  • May 17: Focus on Family - Sun Safety and Skin Cancer Prevention

    May 17: Focus on Family - Sun Safety and Skin Cancer Prevention
    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. Re-...
  • Levulan: Anti-Age & Prevent Skin Cancer with a Little Stick?

    Levulan: Anti-Age & Prevent Skin Cancer with a Little Stick?
    It's a three part treatment that uses an acid, a laser, and a blue light to help turn back time, and prevent skin cancer. The Levulan Kerastick, or PPIX, was FDA approved in 1999 for the treatment of Actinic Keratoses, those pre-cancerous thick, scaly...
  • My Pet World: Declawing cats is unnecessary

    Q: Can you settle an argument I'm having with my husband? I'm pregnant and he's concerned that Magi, our 7-year-old cat, is going to scratch the baby. Magi has never scratched anyone, at least not intentionally. I got Magi three years before I married...