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Skin Cancer

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  • My Friend Has Cancer

    My Friend Has Cancer
    It was right after Christmas, 1988. We were in 6th grade.  Instead of listening to the latest mix tape we might have made from the radio, my friend got a cancer diagnosis.  "I was diagnosed with Stage IVb Hodgkin's Lymphoma on January 15th " says Rachel...
  • 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,...
  • Coffee consumption linked to lower melanoma risk

    Coffee consumption linked to lower melanoma risk
    Sunblock you can drink? A new study suggests that drinking coffee could reduce the risk of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, by as much as 20%. Researchers from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health and...
  • Study finds protective link in coffee vs. melanoma

    Your morning coffee might do more than perk you up. Researchers suggest it also might help protect you against melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Coffee drinkers are less likely to suffer from malignant melanoma, and their risk decreases...
  • John Boehner's tanning habit sets a bad example

    John Boehner's tanning habit sets a bad example
    John Boehner, the newly re-elected speaker of the House, is known to be a heavy smoker. This is a bad habit, but it is one he confines to private places. So few know that the speaker is putting his health at risk by not quitting. Boehner has another,...
  • Hijos de latinos con más riesgo al cáncer de piel

    Hijos de latinos con más riesgo al cáncer de piel
    LOS ANGELES - Los hijos de latinos sobrevivientes de melanoma muestran la misma propensión a la dolencia que los anglosajones, aunque, a pesar de ello, esta comunidad apenas forma parte de investigaciones sobre el cáncer de piel, según un estudio...
  • Three-time cancer survivor helps decorate White House for holidays

    Three-time cancer survivor helps decorate White House for holidays
    Tom Goethals had a secret. The Newport Beach resident had watched his wife, whom he had loved since high school, weather round after round of radiation treatment for breast cancer. It was her third time battling cancer since 1988. First it had been skin...
  • Newport Beach woman helps deck White House halls

    Newport Beach woman helps deck White House halls
    Tom Goethals had a secret. The Newport Beach resident had watched his wife, a woman he had loved since high school, weather round after round of radiation treatment for breast cancer. It was her third time battling cancer since 1988. First it had been...
  • EatingWell: Research shows 3 new benefits of drinking coffee

    Go ahead, brew and pour. Previous studies have shown that coffee can lower your risk of diabetes, liver cancer, Alzheimer's and skin cancer. Here are three new reasons to drink your coffee and feel good about it: 1. Boost your blood flow A new study...
  • Scientists explain how stem cells and 'bad luck' cause cancer

    Scientists explain how stem cells and 'bad luck' cause cancer
    Why are some types of cancer so much more common than others? Sometimes it’s due to faulty genes inherited from one’s parents and sometimes to behaviors like smoking a pack of cigarettes every day. But in most cases, it comes down to something...
  • Check it out: Dave Gage Tribute in Orlando

    Check it out: Dave Gage Tribute in Orlando
    WHAT: Longtime fans of the Orlando music scene recently lost one of the pillars of that tightknit community: Dave Gage, known for his work in bands such as Bloody Mary, DOPE and Disco Biscuit, died Oct. 26 of skin cancer. He was 49. Many of Gage's musical...