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Skin Cancer

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  • Take care of your skin this summer

    Despite some recent storms, we have been experiencing warm temperatures and sunny skies, which is enticing people to flock to parks, the beach or just around town. Now is a great time to revel in the nice weather, but while taking the proper precautions....
  • Cancer Treatment Centers of America urges parents to teach young children sun safety

    Cancer Treatment Centers of America urges parents to teach young children sun safety
    More than one blistering sunburn in childhood more than doubles a person's chances of developing melanoma, skin cancer, as an adult, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. Here are some tips from Dr. Navneet Dhillon, MD, a medical oncologist at Cancer...
  • Sun protection is a fashion statement too with ray-blocking fabrics

    Sun protection is a fashion statement too with ray-blocking fabrics
    When it comes to sunscreen, applying more is more. And with rash guards and surf wear riding fashion's trend wave, the same could be said about the latest swimwear, which is stylish yet smartly covered up. Designed in protective fabrics constructed with...
  • How to use and shop for sunscreen

    How to use and shop for sunscreen
    Summertime means being outside, whether it's at the beach, a street festival or just in the backyard. As good as it might feel to soak up the sun, doctors warn that people need to take more seriously their use of sunscreen to avoid premature aging or...
  • Reducing kids' sun exposure lowers skin cancer risk later in life

    Reducing kids' sun exposure lowers skin cancer risk later in life
    With the warm weather and long days of summer finally here, people are spending more time outdoors. While many people are aware of the need to protect themselves from the sun, reducing children’s exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV)...
  • Former York High teacher wants melanoma awareness

    Former York High teacher wants melanoma awareness
    Prayer, positive thinking and participation in a clinical trial using a drug as-yet unapproved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have got her to this point. Last June, when Rebecca Ballard, then an English teacher at York High School, was...
  • Cancer survivors in the U.S. -- 14.5 million strong and growing

    A new report identifies a group of Americans that is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade: cancer survivors. As of Jan. 1, there were nearly 14.5 million people alive in the United States who had been diagnosed with some type of cancer. By 2024,...
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  • Professor creates iPhone app capable of screening for skin cancer

    Professor creates iPhone app capable of screening for skin cancer
    A new app created by a professor at the University of Houston is capable of screening patients for skin cancer within seconds, with an 85% accuracy rate. DermoScreen, as the app is called, is still undergoing testing, but if it is eventually approved...
  • Hugh Jackman addresses 2nd skin cancer run-in at 'X-Men' premiere

    Hugh Jackman addresses 2nd skin cancer run-in at 'X-Men' premiere
    Hugh Jackman took his skin cancer prevention tour to the "X-Men: Days of Future Past" red carpet on Saturday in New York City, where reporters apparently asked about the bandage high on the right side of his nose.  On Thursday, the actor who plays...
  • Cigna: Disability Claims Increased For Obesity, Skin Cancer, Spinal Disc Surgery

    Cigna Corp. analyzed 20 years of short-term-disability claims and found sharp increases in the number of workers treated for obesity, skin cancer and spinal-disc surgery that resulted in needed time off from their jobs. The Bloomfield insurer analyzed 1....
  • Westminster-based melanoma foundation to close

    After 10 years in the community, the Westminster-based Joanna M. Nicolay Melanoma Foundation plans to close its doors June 30. The foundation has promoted awareness about melanoma cancer, funded research for a cure and educated the public about...