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Actinic Keratosis (INACTIVE)

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  • Sunscreen prevents skin cancer, yet doctors rarely recommend it

    Sunscreen prevents skin cancer, yet doctors rarely recommend it
    Has your doctor ever advised you to use sunscreen? Chances are, the answer is no. In fact, out of 18.3 billion doctor visits over nearly 21 years, sunscreen was recommended to patients only 12.83 million times, a new study finds. That works out to...
  • Actinic Keratosis

    Actinic Keratosis
    Actinic keratosis (AK), is a dry, scaly, rough-textured spot, patch or lesion that forms on the outer skin. It's caused by cumulative exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light, such as sunlight or tanning lamps. AKs usually appear after age 40 or 50 because they...
  • Sun protection in a pill?

    Sun protection in a pill?
    There is a sun protection product called Heliocare. It comes in a pill and it's key ingredient comes from a tropical fern rich in antioxidants. Dermatologists say it doesn't replace sunscreen, but it does add another layer of protection, and that can...
  • Chemo Before Skin Cancer Forms

    Chemo Before Skin Cancer Forms
    Millions of sun worshipers end up paying a high price for sunbathing, but now there's a new way to heal the sun damage, before it's too late. Dermatologist, Dr. Paul Friedman with DermSurgery Laser Center in Houston is using a topical chemotherapy that...