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Skin Cancer

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Top Skin Cancer Articles

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  • Young people still risking skin cancer for tans

    Young people still risking skin cancer for tans
    Two new government studies show young people are still putting themselves at risk for skin cancer by getting sunburned and going to indoor tanning beds. One study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that half of those aged 18...
  • Busch treated for non-malignant skin cancer

    House Speaker Michael E. Busch was treated this week for what he called a non life-threatening form of skin cancer -- a condition he attributes largely to his years of work as a lifeguard at a time when sunblock was less effective and often went unused....
  • Column: What could have been had The Graw stayed open

    It's Armed Forces Day dear readers. Saturday is also the running of the 137th Preakness, part of the Triple Crown. After the Kentucky Derby, now Maryland gets to shine. Lots of hoopla and black-eyed Susans will be the fare at the Pimlico Racetrack....
  • Learning from the best: Father-son businesses share secrets to success

    Learning from the best: Father-son businesses share secrets to success
    Sons learn from their fathers. Whether it’s how to throw a ball, ride a bike, shave or tie a tie, the lessons fathers teach can last a lifetime. But how do those lessons change when a son joins his father in business? Howard Magazine talked with...
  • Alvin T. Church, BGE surveyor

    Alvin T. Church, BGE surveyor
    Alvin Turner "Al" Church, a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. surveyor, died Monday of complications from skin cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Cockeysville resident was 64. The son of Glenn L. Martin Co. workers, Mr. Church...
  • Sykesville woman achieves longtime dream for Ironman competitions

    Sykesville woman achieves longtime dream for Ironman competitions
    Sue Komaromy has been out of New York since leaving her home on Long Island more than a quarter-century ago to play volleyball at Towson. Yet there is still a lot of New Yorker that remains in the 44-year-old mother of two who lives in Sykesville. The...
  • Joshua A. Barbati, teacher

    Joshua A. Barbati, teacher
    Joshua A. Barbati, a retired Baltimore County public school educator and longtime Loch Raven resident, died May 11 of melanoma at Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, N.C. He was 79. The son of Italian immigrants, Mr. Barbati was born in...
  • Community in shock over Harford man's drug charges

    For many, Bob Chance has been the face of ecology in Harford County. He taught earth science during a three-decade run in the public schools — and was named to the school system's Hall of Fame. He promoted recycling long before the government got...
  • While vitiligo is incurable, treatment may bring back some skin color

    Q: What are the latest and best treatments for vitiligo? A: Melanin is the substance that gives color to our skin. Sometimes, melanocytes do not produce melanin. The result is vitiligo, producing white patches on different areas of the skin. The...
  • WORTH NOTING

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Articles for Worth Noting must be submitted in writing to the Bowie Blade-News, 2000 Capital Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401, or by email to bkoepper@bladenews.com at least two weeks before publication date and need not be resubmitted. Items...
  • Keeping the risk of skin cancer at bay

    For many, summertime means beaches, tans and sun-bathing. However, it can also be a time of increased risk for skin cancer. As people grab their umbrellas and flip flops and head for the beach, many are unaware of the dangers of over-exposure to the sun's...
  • Drug may help dogs with cancer

    Drug may help dogs with cancer
    Dogs suffering with potentially fatal skin cancer may qualify to receive expensive treatments for free through a route not often available in South Florida: a veterinary clinical drug trial. The Animal Cancer Care Clinic, which has a hospital and two...