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Skin Cancer

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  • Welcome to 'Don't Fry Day'

     
    After reporting the latest news about treatment for melanoma (the good news: Valley residents have access to the latest in pharmaceuticals for deadly stage IV melanoma. The bad news: Incidence is growing overall) here's an important reminder as we enter...
  • 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...
  • FDA: New warning stickers coming to a tanning bed near you

    The FDA wants to deter teenagers from using tanning beds, and officials are hoping a new warning sticker will help. Citing evidence that tanning in young adulthood is related to an increase risk of skin cancer later in life, the Food and Drug...
  • Can gel manicures cause cancer?

    Can gel manicures cause cancer?
    Tanning beds have long been a source of controversy with several studies showing that the practice can come with a costly price — skin cancer. But do you have to worry about an increased risk of melanoma at the nail salon too? The question has...
  • 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,...
  • James Rebhorn dies at 65; character actor on stage and screen

    James Rebhorn dies at 65; character actor on stage and screen
    He was a neurosurgeon, a shipping magnate, a pompous headmaster, an autocratic father: He was the self-inflated, often weaselly authority figure whose long, narrow, aristocratic face was as well-known in films and television as his name was obscure....
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
  • 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...
  • Kenny Rogers has skin cancer removed, reveals bandaged face

    Kenny Rogers has skin cancer removed, reveals bandaged face
    Kenny Rogers had a small scuffle with skin cancer, according to a picture he posted Wednesday on Instagram.  "...but you should see the other guy!," the legendary country singer said in his caption. "Had a bit of skin cancer removed today -- I recommend...
  • Naperville Marathon registration opens

     Naperville Marathon registration opens
    Registration for this year's Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon is proceeding at a swift pace. General sign-up for the second-ever race doesn't begin until March 8, but pre-registration started this week for those running to raise funds...
  • Don't Fry Day

    Don't Fry Day
    I'm not going to lie, I love the sun. Everyday the weather permits, my daughters and I are outside playing.  BUT, we are a fair-skinned bunch, so before we head out, I slather them in sunscreen.  They moan and groan about it, but too bad, "no sunscreen,...