| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Hartford County Medical Association (HCMA) and New Haven County Medical Association (NHCMA) have appointed dermatologist Timothy K. Chartier, MD, president/chairman of MedServ of Connecticut, Inc. MedServ is the jointly-owned management services...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:22 PM
They can't agree on climate change. Fixing the rate increase on student loans? Nope. The farm bill remains in legislative limbo. Leave it to skin cancer to bring together warring Congressional Republicans and Democrats. U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, R-15th...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q. My dermatologist is recommending Mohs surgery to remove a basal cell cancer on my nose. What does this involve?
A. Mohs micrographic surgery is named after Frederic Mohs, who developed the technique in the 1930s. It's a specialized surgical...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:01 PM
First thing: Anyone can get skin cancer, and they get it from the UV, or ultraviolet rays of the sun as well as sun lamps and tanning booths. Light-skinned, fair-haired and light-eyed people do have a greater risk, but dark-skinned people get it as well....
| Apr 21, 2013
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Greg Forsyth recently joined the practice of Summit Dermatology, an affiliate of Summit Health, at Summit Health Center, Building 2, 757 Norland Ave., Suite 204 in Chambersburg.
He previously treated patients...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 3:36 PM
I've been battling skin cancer for the past two months. More accurately, I've been battling my HMO to get my cancer removed.
The good news is that surgery offered a complete cure for this type of cancer, and it is now gone. The bad news is that the...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Dr. Lori Brightman is a Board Certified Dermatologist. She specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery, dermatologic surgery, cosmetic dermatology, and laser surgery. After graduating cum laude from Boston College, Dr. Brightman received her masters in...
| May 21, 2010
Skin cancer strikes everyone and know no age boundary either—athletes, movie stars, musicians, politicians, talk show hosts, reporters, royalty and regular people alike. Here are 16 well-known people who survived skin cancer scares—and three...
| May 21, 2010
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is not only the most common form of skin cancer—it's the most common form of all cancers, affecting approximately one million Americans annually, according to The Skin Cancer Foundation.But it's also the most easy skin...
| May 26, 2010
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is caused by changing cells. It can occur anywhere in the body but appears most often in areas that have had frequent sun exposure: ears, lower lip, face, scalp, neck, hands, arms and legs.
Stages: From Easily Curable to...
| May 21, 2010
If Dr. Scott Fosko had his way, truckers would slather on sunscreen as routinely as they log their miles.
As National Skin Cancer Awareness month rolls by and the sun's rays get stronger, Fosko, chairman of dermatology at St. Louis University Medical...
| Sep 5, 2011
The man in the picture is not a pirate.
It's my husband, Curtis, who underwent Mohs surgery for the removal of a small basal cell carcinoma along and near his lower eyelid.
Though the skin cancer wasn't much by itself — "It won't kill you," the...