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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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  • Law & Order: TSU (Tanning Salon Unit)

     
    Five female college students posed as pale 15-year-old girls in need of tans. Chung-chung. They called 3,647 indoor tanning facilities across the country and inquired about making appointments. Chung-chung. They asked if they would need written permission...
  • Rodent of the Week: Implanted vaccine attacks cancer

     
    Several cancer vaccines that are delivered via injections or intravenous lines are in development. Another approach to a vaccine, however, is to implant a small disk containing cancer-fighting substances under the skin, according to researchers from...
  • Veteran substitute teachers protest loss of work

     
    About 100 angry substitute teachers denounced Los Angeles teachers union president A.J. Duffy tonight at a demonstration outside the Wilshire district headquarters of United Teachers Los Angeles. The protesters were angry that Duffy had signed an...
  • 'House M.D.': Family obligation, meet the diabolical puppet master

     
    Forcing House and Wilson to become roommates has to be the best decision "House" writers have made in years. Their cohabitation has opened up countless opportunities for insights into both characters' heads and hearts... and, more importantly, countless...
  • Skin cancer has become an 'epidemic' in the U.S., researchers say

     
    Non-melanoma skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the U.S. But just how common is it? According to a new estimate, more than 2.1 million Americans were treated for 3.5 million cases of the cancers in 2006.......
  • Study links pesticides and skin cancer

     
    Environmental Health News published a story today about new research that suggests farm pesticides may have a link to melanoma. Sun exposure has long been thought to be the primary cause of melanoma and remains the leading factor. But the......
  • Brand X Files: Violating Lady Gaga's personal space. Richard Dawkins wants to arrest the pope. Skin cancer cure?

     
    'Stalkerish' superfan infiltrates Lady Gaga's inner sanctum: And then, of course, blogs about it. (Gawker) Scott Brown snubs Sarah Palin, bags 'tea party' rally: This won’t be the first time Brown has seemed to distance himself from Palin. Shortly...
  • ‘Good Morning America’: Sam Champion to have skin cancer removed on Wednesday’s show

     
    Here's something different for morning television: Sam Champion of “Good Morning America” will have a skin cancer removed on live television Wednesday morning. ABC News says the procedure is an effort to raise attention about skin cancer,...
  • Hats off to kids who wear hats

     
    May is Melanoma Awareness Month, so I'm inundating you with skin-protection tidbits. Considering  more than one million people will be diagnosed with skin cancer this year, I hope some of it sticks. I confess, I'd got a bit lax about applying daily...
  • Do you know how to protect yourself from cancer (and wrinkles) this weekend?

     
    Over the long Memorial Day weekend, thousands of Southern Californians will be heading into the great outdoors, beckoned by our beautiful beaches, parks, campgrounds, back yards and, of course, gorgeous weather. Nothing to do but kick back and relax,...
  • Do sunscreens give a false sense of security? [Updated]

     
    Something strange is happening in the sunscreen aisle. Shelves that had been stocked with bottles claiming SPF, or sun protection factor, ratings of 30 now have products that trumpet SPF ratings of 55, 70, even 110+. But a new study......