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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Providing baby with adequate vitamin D difficult without a supplement

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Do babies need vitamin D supplements? I have three children and am pregnant with my fourth. I've never been told until now that I should plan to give the baby vitamin D. ANSWER: Research has shown a noticeable rise in the number of...
  • WWE, Susan G. Komen foundation team up for second straight year

    WWE, Susan G. Komen foundation team up for second straight year
    For the second year in a row, WWE and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation have joined forces in October in support of breast cancer awareness. Much like many other sports and entertainment organizations in the month of October, WWE has made its...
  • Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt Discloses Recurrence of Cancer

    Time Warner Cable chairman-CEO Glenn Britt has had a recurrence of cancer but will continue to run the cable operator through the end of the year, he announced in a memo to employees Tuesday. In July, Time Warner Cable announced that Britt will retire at...
  • Will a nose job make you feel better about yourself?

    Will a nose job make you feel better about yourself?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting that nose job could boost your self-esteem and quality of life, according to a new report. But the evidence is a bit shaky, researchers looking at studies of people who had plastic surgery found. The report's lead...
  • Cancer report describes 'amazing progress,' urges more funding

    There were more than 13.7 million cancer survivors living in the United States in 2012 -- nearly 2 million more than in 2008 -- according to a cancer research report released Tuesday. But the numbers of Americans who die from cancer is also projected to...
  • Eleanor S. 'Ellie' Bedford, volunteer

    Eleanor S. "Ellie" Bedford, a volunteer and dog lover, died Friday of melanoma at The Patches, her Stevenson home. She was 78. The daughter of Latimer S. Stewart, an Alexander & Alexander insurance executive, and Eleanor Clark Wesley, a homemaker,...
  • Opportunities, risks seen with dermatology apps

    Opportunities, risks seen with dermatology apps
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mobile dermatology applications may help people learn about UV rays or keep tabs on their moles, but they are not a substitute for seeing a doctor, researchers said Wednesday. They searched online stores and found over 200...
  • New sunscreen labels provide better information

    Q: I went to buy sunscreen. I spend a lot of time in the pool and wanted to buy a sunscreen that was waterproof. I couldn't find any. Have the labels changed? A: Most sunscreen products have new labels. Mandated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
  • Sun protection and new treatments help aging skin

    Q: I spent too much time in the sun when I was younger, without sunscreen. Now my skin is paying the price. What's my best chance of repairing the damage, or at least stopping my skin from aging any faster? A: The best way to lessen the appearance of...