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Skin Cancer

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  • Texas Tan

    Texas Tan
    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 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-...
  • New doubts cast on safety of common driveway sealant

    New doubts cast on safety of common driveway sealant
    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...
  • Artificial eye gives NN woman back her looks

    Artificial eye gives NN woman back her looks
    "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. One...
  • Big question looms over 9/11 congressional funding: What types of illnesses are covered?

    Big question looms over 9/11 congressional funding: What types of illnesses are covered?
    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...
  • Tips to Catch Melanoma Before It's Too Late

    Tips to Catch Melanoma Before It's Too Late
    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.
  • Cancer Drugs Making Splash In Scientific World

    Cancer Drugs Making Splash In Scientific World
    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...
  • Two new drugs extend survival for Melanoma patients

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Community Commentary: Knowing your genetic risk can save your life

    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....