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Skin Cancer

A collection of news and information related to Skin Cancer published by this site and its partners.

Top Skin Cancer Articles

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  • 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...
  • Not safe from the sun

    Not safe from the sun
    Betty Jordan always regarded melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, as a white person's disease. "Whenever I heard the word, my mind would automatically think: 'Caucasian,' '' she says. "It was something I never worried about.'' So she was shocked...
  • 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)...
  • Consumer Reports: Sunscreens: 5 skin-saving facts

    Sunscreen may be big business, with sales topping $1 billion last year, but not nearly enough of us seem to buy into its importance, says Consumer Reports. More than half of the respondents in a new Consumer Reports survey say they usually skip sunscreen....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Swimmers learn sun safety skills

    Swimmers learn sun safety skills
    HAMPSTEAD — Cascade Lake invites swimmers and sliders alike to spend a few hours in its waters — in between re-applications of sunscreen, that is. On Tuesday, visitors were reminded of the importance of sun safety and skin cancer...
  • Always remember sunscreen [Editorial]

    A sunburn can cause pain and discomfort for a couple days, but that same sunburn can impact your health for years. "One blistering sunburn in childhood or adolescence more than doubles a person's chances of developing melanoma later in life," the Skin...
  • Thumbs up [Editorial]

    Thumbs up: Visitors to Cascade Lake near Hampstead earlier this week were reminded of the importance of sun safety and skin cancer prevention by the Fun in the Sun display on its lake deck, hosted by the Carroll County Health Department and the...
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