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Skin Cancer

A collection of news and information related to Skin Cancer published by this site and its partners.

Top Skin Cancer Articles

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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...
  • The Doctor's Corner: Love your tattoo? Make sure you do

    Ouch! Yeoww! Sizzle ... Yikes! Eeeck! Whiff … Dang! Why did I ever think I wanted that tat there forever? Tattoo removal is a sort of oxymoron, an expression of opposite concepts. Taking the plunge into inking one's skin has something in common...
  • Study: Tanning salons outnumber McDonald's in Florida

    Study: Tanning salons outnumber McDonald's in Florida
    A study conducted by the University of Miami found that tanning salons outnumber McDonald's restaurants and CVS pharmacies in Florida, according to the Miami Herald. Researchers set out to find whether skin cancer can be linked to certain geographic...
  • Mucous cysts are more annoying than dangerous

    Mucous cysts are more annoying than dangerous
    Those who have a habit of biting their lips may find that a small bluish bump has developed inside their mouth. It might disappear on its own or it might linger. Dr. Zaineb Hassan Makhzoumi, an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of...
  • Wyland delivers drama for a cause

    Wyland delivers drama for a cause
    It was a jarring note to begin a year of celebrating surfing — an image of a shark with its mouth wide open, looking set to devour a board like the one it was painted on. But if it garnered attention for a cause, mission accomplished. Tuesday...
  • Ban the booth [Editorial]

    Ban the booth  [Editorial]
    Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in humans, and within the U.S. more than 9,100 men and women die each year from melanomas of the skin. That puts it among the top-10 deadliest forms of cancer, ranking 6th overall for whites. Given...
  • Donald Morton dies at 79; renowned cancer surgeon and researcher

    Donald Morton dies at 79; renowned cancer surgeon and researcher
    Certain types of cancer, particularly melanoma and breast cancer, metastasize by shedding malignant cells into the body's lymph system, where they travel to nearby lymph nodes and form new colonies. From there, the cells can spread to other organs,...
  • Glendale resident files lawsuit against Anthem Blue Cross

    Glendale resident files lawsuit against Anthem Blue Cross
    In a new line of attack on canceled health policies, two California residents are suing insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross, alleging they were misled into giving up their previous coverage, the Los Angeles Times reported. About 900,000 Californians and...
  • No joke, Blink-182 finds a happy mix between passion and parties

     No joke, Blink-182 finds a happy mix between passion and parties
    For airplane-phobic drummer Travis Barker, the gig required a quick trip across town in a pimped-out low rider. Singer-bassist Mark Hoppus flew 5,400 miles from London. And with sky's-the-limit rock-star gusto, guitarist-vocalist Tom DeLonge bypassed...
  • Maryland to add cancer warning to parental consent form for indoor tanning

    Maryland to add cancer warning to parental consent form for indoor tanning
    A form parents must sign before their children use indoor tanning devices will warn that the practice can cause skin cancer and possibly death under a new policy state health officials adopted Friday. "Indoor tanning can cause skin cancer. Skin cancer...
  • Some bros are abusing the mo

    Some bros are abusing the mo
    The leaves have fallen, frost is on car windows every morning, and hundreds of bros across the North Side are posting selfies to show off their sometimes pitiful, sometimes impressive attempts at growing mustaches. Yes, we're in the midst of another...