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Skin Cancer

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Good dogs: The list

    Good dogs: The list
    They're more than man's best friends: They're friends with benefits. Here are a few ways dogs are helping to make our lives healthier, safer and longer. Search and rescue: When disaster strikes, search-and-rescue dogs are never far behind. After the...
  • Legendary guitar maker dies

    Travis Bean, a life-long Burbank resident who revolutionized guitar manufacturing with his aluminum-necked instruments, died on July 10 after a nearly two-decade battle with cancer. He was 63. Bean broke into the electric guitar manufacturing business...
  • How to choose a sunscreen

    Q: How do you choose a sunscreen? The labels are so confusing. What does SPF mean? Is there a difference between waterproof and water resistant? A: You're not alone. But after years of delay, you will get clarity about the labels on sunscreens. The U.S....
  • 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....
  • Genital warts tied to range of cancers

    Genital warts tied to range of cancers
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who've ever had genital warts may have a somewhat higher risk of several types of cancer — possibly including common skin cancers, a new study suggests. The findings, reported in the Journal of Infectious...
  • 11 Sunscreen Alternatives

    11 Sunscreen Alternatives
    Melanoma rates among young women are eight-times higher than they were 40 years ago, that's according to a study published by researchers at the Mayo Clinic. So even if you havent found the right sunscreen or hate the smell or consistency - there's...
  • Atia's Project Ladybug Fund

    Atia's Project Ladybug Fund
    A mother and daughter's fight with cancer served as inspiration to provide help for others in similar situations. Laura Lutarewych discovered she had skin cancer when she was only 28 years old. Although doctors told her she only had a 40 percent chance...
  • Bravo, Tanning Mom

    Bravo, Tanning Mom
    She is called the tanning Mom, but I call her hero, an accidental hero, but a hero nonetheless. Patricia Krentcil has over-tanned to the point that she has turned thousands off rom tanning. They are having anti-tanning proms in many High Schools, every...
  • Thursday, May 17, 2012

    Women's Health Week: Women and Prevention Dr. Bryan Herchelroath, a cardiologist from Pinnacle Health talks about heart disease, including risk factors, warning signs, and treatment. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in American women. http://...