| Apr 30, 2011
| 9:33 PM
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...
| May 4, 2012
| 11:58 AM
1) Dr. Kalman Watsky
Dr. Kalman Watsky practices dermatology at 330 Orchard St. in New Haven, adjacent to San Raphael's Hospital, where he is the section chief of Dermatology, and finds it a "little weird" to have his practice featured in a Reader's...
| May 4, 2012
| 6:22 PM
A special fundraiser was held in Wyoming Friday night to honor a special woman.
The Wyoming Rogers and Wyoming Park baseball and softball teams held the 2nd annual Christy Paganelli Melanoma Awareness Game.
Christy died just over a year ago at the age...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Two million new cases of basal cell carcinoma are diagnosed in the U.S. every year.
The drug Vismodegib is the first to receive FDA approval to treat inoperable basal cell carcinoma; it will be marketed under the name Erivedge. It's a pill that's taken...
| May 7, 2012
| 2:40 AM
Tech Report: Website Lets You Compare Prescription Prices
Buying prescription medications quickly adds up, but as Rich DeMuro explains, one website is letting you compare prices so you get the best deal. To see all of our Tech Reports, visit fox43.com/...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 3:39 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- Are tanning salons giving customers the whole truth when it comes to their safety? According to a new congressional report, maybe not.
Investigators representing themselves as fair-skinned teenage girls surveyed some 300 tanning salons...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 3:36 PM
I've been battling skin cancer for the past two months. More accurately, I've been battling my HMO to get my cancer removed.
The good news is that surgery offered a complete cure for this type of cancer, and it is now gone. The bad news is that the...
| May 7, 2012
| 7:02 PM
The issue of minors and tanning was thrust into the spotlight last week, ever since Patricia Krentcil was accused of taking her 5 year old daughter into a tanning booths. Now health care advocates are calling for New Jersey lawmakers to act and create...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 9:19 PM
Dan Glenn spent Thursday paying respect to the mother of three of his former Newport Harbor High volleyball players. Glenn called the mother of Jason, Russell and Anjanette Gan, "Mama Gan."
On a day like this, at Ana Gan's funeral, Glenn's decision to...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:48 PM
The results are in and between 2004 and 2008 (not sure why the results only go that far), but cancer went down in men and women an average of 1.7%. That’s good news!
There is some bad news (always is, right? Sorry)...There has been an increase...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:42 AM
New statistics from the American Cancer Society show a slight decline in cancer death rates between 2004 and 2008, but a few types of cancer are on the rise.
Figures released last week, in Jan. 2012, show a drop in cancer death rates of 1.8 percent...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Get ready for the withdrawal symptoms. Night sweats, shakes, and peeling! Tanning mom, Patricia Krentcil, has been banned from several chains of tanning salons in her home town of Nutley, New Jersey.
The salons are even going as far as posting pictures...