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Skin Cancer

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  • My Friend Has Cancer

    My Friend Has Cancer
    It was right after Christmas, 1988.
  • 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,...

    Don't trust a smartphone app to diagnose cancer risk

    Don't trust a smartphone app to diagnose cancer risk
    Skin cancer is serious business. If you're concerned about a mole, seek an opinion from a medical professional, not from an app on your smartphone that says it can detect symptoms. The Federal Trade Commission recently finalized a settlement with the...

    Taking fight against melanoma to the streets

    Taking fight against melanoma to the streets
    Dedication to the fight against skin cancer was on display Saturday in Evergreen Park, as about 1,800 people took part in the third annual March4Meg 5K Run/Walk at Klein Park. The event is held in memory of Meg Moonan, who died three years ago from...

    Latest research shows similarities in melanoma in children and adults; reinforces need for early sun protection

    Latest research shows similarities in melanoma in children and adults; reinforces need for early sun protection
    The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital—Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project found that melanoma in some adolescent and adult patients involves many of the same genetic alterations and would likely respond to the same therapy. The...