| Apr 19, 2015
| 11:58 AM
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...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 9:27 AM
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...
| Apr 23, 2015
Rock Out Melanoma II
Benefiting: Skin of Steel, raising funds to fight melanoma and develop a national melanoma tissue bank
Location: Fields Volvo, Northfield
Date: March 7
| Mar 29, 2015
| 4:05 PM
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...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 12:51 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2015
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...
| Feb 23, 2015
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......
| Feb 23, 2015
| 3:12 PM
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...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 1:29 PM
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...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 9:01 AM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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....