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Skin Cancer

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  • 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....
  • Mission Hospital reveals long-term plan

    Mission Hospital officials presented a strategic plan this week they said will meet state requirements for seismic standards up to 2030 and include services tailored to the needs of the community. The plan includes retrofitting, the introduction of new...
  • Sunny Side of The Street? Study Finds Link Between Economic Status and Increased Risk of Melanoma

    Sunny Side of The Street? Study Finds Link Between Economic Status and Increased Risk of Melanoma
    The sun shines brightly on everyone--but if you live a neighborhood with three car garages, tennis courts and backyard pools--the sun can become too much of a good thing. It proved to be for Tammy Koffman who said she grew up in an affluent neighborhood....
  • Local NFL Official Reflects On Super Bowl And How the League Has Become Like Family

    Local NFL Official Reflects On Super Bowl And How the League Has Become Like Family
    It was arguably one of the greatest Super Bowls in recent time. Super Bowl 45 between the Packers and Steelers ended in a Green Bay victory, and West Michigan's Dino Paganelli was there as an official. The journey to the big stage has been a tough one,...
  • 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.
  • From The Sports Desk: Special night for Glenn

     From The Sports Desk: Special night for Glenn
    Laughter and tears intertwined while many reminisced during a special tribute for a one-of-a-kind coach Saturday night. Everyone at Anne Yardley Caldwell's home came to honor Dan Glenn for his 25 years and 50 seasons of coaching boys' and girls'...
  • Hack n' Smack Golf Tournament

    Ranked one of the top 10 celebrity golf tournaments in Southern California by Southland Golf Magazine, Hack n' Smack benefits the U.C.I. Dept. of Dermatology, champions in search of a cure for one of the most prevalent, and surprisingly deadly forms of...
  • Man talks about surviving oral cancer

    Man talks about surviving oral cancer
    You could get cancer, just by kissing someone. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and an effort is underway to let people know about the less-publicized cancer that kills more people than cervical or skin cancer each year. "My wife loves to cook. She...
  • Williamsburg dermatologist: 'There's no such thing as a healthy tan'

    Williamsburg dermatologist: 'There's no such thing as a healthy tan'
    Skin cancer affects one in five people over a lifetime in the United States. The most common form is basal cell carcinoma followed by squamous cell carcinoma. While melanoma accounts for fewer than 5 percent of skin cancers, it causes more than 75 percent...
  • Gov. Brown Undergoes Surgery For Cancerous Growth

    Gov. Brown Undergoes Surgery For Cancerous Growth
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- California Governor Jerry Brown underwent surgery last week to remove a cancerous growth from his nose, his office said Saturday. The growth was removed Friday after tests revealed it may be basal cell carcinoma, a common type of...