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Skin Cancer

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  • U.S. to cover cancer treatment for 9/11 responders

    U.S. to cover cancer treatment for 9/11 responders
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 70,000 surviving firefighters, police officers and other first responders who raced to the World Trade Center after the attacks of September 11, 2001 will be entitled to free monitoring and treatment for some 50 forms of cancer....
  • Walking — and sharing life details — to fight cancer

    Walking — and sharing life details — to fight cancer
    Before she joined the sea of pink-clothed people who turned out for a breast cancer walk in Baltimore Sunday morning, Janet Warren filled out a medical history and gave a blood sample. It was a different way to show her commitment to the cause — one...
  • New sunscreen labels designed to shed light on products

    New sunscreen labels designed to shed light on products
    So, there you are in the sunscreen aisle, where the number of products on the shelves is approximately equal to the number of grains of sand on a beach. How to choose? Read the labels. Your decision may still not be easy, but new labeling regulations...
  • Tanning parlors may misinform clients about risks

    Tanning parlors may misinform clients about risks
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Tanning facilities often given inconsistent or incorrect information about the risks associated with indoor tanning and may let kids as young as 10 or 12 tan, according to a new study from Missouri. Although the U.S. Food...
  • Cancer treatment speeded by genome superhighway: creator

    Cancer treatment speeded by genome superhighway: creator
    (Reuters) - A new supercomputer-based network will allow doctors to use genomic sequencing to speed cancer treatment and could increase survival chances for patients, its creator, billionaire healthcare businessman Dr. Patrick Soon Shiong, said on...
  • FDA proposes warnings to young people on tanning beds and devices

    FDA proposes warnings to young people on tanning beds and devices
    The nearly 3 in 10 white girls of high school age who use indoor tanning beds likely will soon come face-to-face with a new and stiffer warning aimed at young people eager to get that sun-kissed glow in a hurry: Don't. Faced with mounting evidence...
  • Daily sunscreen may prevent skin aging

    Daily sunscreen may prevent skin aging
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using sunscreen every day may help protect against aging skin, according to a new study from Australia. Although the benefits of sunscreen are well know when it comes to preventing sunburns and lowering skin cancer risks,...
  • Save face with better shaving creams

    Save face with better shaving creams
    High-quality shaving creams make a good gift to pamper the man in your life and help him put his best face forward. The first step is to kick the can — the aerosol can, that is. Good quality shaving creams that help to soften the beard and hydrate...
  • New proof sunscreen fights aging — but it's a major commitment

    New proof sunscreen fights aging — but it's a major commitment
    New research offers convincing proof that daily sunscreen use can slow the signs of aging and protect against cancer to boot. Wait. Daily? Yes, every day, the whole year round. Of those who took part in the years-long research and were assigned to use...
  • Is enrolling in a clinical trial tied to survival?

    Is enrolling in a clinical trial tied to survival?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with certain cancers enrolled in clinical trials survive longer, not necessarily from the treatment itself but potentially because those enrolled are better off to begin with, according to new research. "The survival...
  • FDA approves skin cancer drugs and genetic test

    FDA approves skin cancer drugs and genetic test
    The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced its approval of two new drugs and a diagnostic test that can be used to treat advanced or inoperable melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin disease. Advanced melanoma has joined a wide range...