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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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  • Studies: Merck drug Keytruda effective against 3 cancers

    One of the hot new cancer immunotherapy drugs, Merck & Co.'s Keytruda, strongly benefited patients with melanoma, lung cancer and mesothelioma, according to three studies presented Sunday at the American Association for Cancer Research conference in...
  • 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...
  • Rock Out Melanoma II raises $100,000

    Rock Out Melanoma II raises $100,000
    Rock Out Melanoma II Benefiting: Skin of Steel, raising funds to fight melanoma and develop a national melanoma tissue bank Location: Fields Volvo, Northfield Attended: 350 Raised: $100,000 Date: March 7 Website: skinofsteel.org
  • 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...
  • LVH Patient Assistance Fund receives donations and other company news

    LVH Patient Assistance Fund receives donations and other company news
    LVHN Patient Assistance fund receives donations The Lehigh Valley Health Network's David Prager Patient Assistance Fund recently recieved a $5,000 donation from the Salisbury Middle School's Interact Club and $2,300 from the Senior High Youth Group from...
  • Protect Yourself From Skin Cancer Even in the Car

     
    We all know not to head out for a day at the beach without sun protection. But what if your only sun exposure throughout the day is in your car while shuttling your family to all of their commitments? Surely......
  • Chicago-area woman settles FTC lawsuit over skin cancer-detecting app

    A Chicago-area woman has settled a lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission over a smartphone application she developed to detect whether a mole is likely to be cancerous. The FTC said Monday that the Mole Detective app's claims that it could...
  • Cancer registrar

    Cancer registrar
    Margie Jenkins is the regional manager for the Baltimore MedStar hospital cancer registries. She has been a cancer registrar for 15 years. Cancer registrars are data information specialists that capture a complete history, diagnosis, treatment and...
  • An unhealthy glow

    I am only 30 years old, but I am a survivor of a cancer that I could have avoided — if I had only avoided indoor tanning. What I thought was a "healthy glow" was far from healthy. I have naturally pale skin, and my parents taught me to use...
  • Teenlink Events Calendar

    Teenlink Events Calendar
    Things 2Do 1 FRIDAY Friday Night Food Trucks. 5:30-10 p.m. First Friday of each month. Palmetto Bay Village Center, 18001 Old Cutler Road, Palmetto Bay. Free Fabulous First Friday. Enjoy an evening of laser lights, stars and more. 7:15-8:45 p.m....