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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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  • Woman shares how her quest for beauty cost her her health

    Woman shares how her quest for beauty cost her her health
    It's a common misconception that skin cancer can just be removed and the patient will easily go on after that. While that can happen, it isn’t always the case. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and as a part of our partnership with Little Red Door...
  • Advice for healthful summer travel

    Advice for healthful summer travel
    I was going to make some joke about this summer's heat wave, but the sun and soaring temperatures can be serious business for travelers basking in Florida's tropical climate. According to the American Cancer Society, melanoma is the most common form of...
  • Australian doctor wants to ban baseball cap, claims it contributes to skin cancer

    Australian doctor wants to ban baseball cap, claims it contributes to skin cancer
    The baseball cap is an American icon but one Australian doctor wants to ban it from the beach. He claims the caps actually contribute to skin cancer by not shading you enough. Dr. Ian McDougall said people think they're protected from the sun just by...
  • A cautionary tale for impending dinosaurs

    A cautionary tale for impending dinosaurs
    Cancer has a way of tilting perspective. Ask Stephen Joly. After his discharge from the Army in 1975, Joly worked as a grease monkey for a Chrysler dealership, then joined his family's steel construction business a few years later when his grandfather...
  • 'The Internship' review: Or just Google 'download terrible virus'

    'The Internship' review: Or just Google 'download terrible virus'
    Zero stars (out of four) Somewhere in his succession of playing lovable jerks, Vince Vaughn (“Swingers,” “Fred Claus,” “Couples Retreat,” etc.) stopped caring about being lovable. His motor-mouth shtick, undercut by...
  • Welcome to 'Don't Fry Day'

     
    After reporting the latest news about treatment for melanoma (the good news: Valley residents have access to the latest in pharmaceuticals for deadly stage IV melanoma. The bad news: Incidence is growing overall) here's an important reminder as we enter...
  • Heather Rodale's muse moves high school students to inspire cancer patients

     
    Art was a lifeline for Heather Rodale when she needed it most. The Lower Macungie township resident and founder of Healing Through The Arts understands that creativity can play a crucial role in overcoming an illness. "When I was diagnosed with cancer and...
  • Congress unites on skin cancer

     
    They can't agree on climate change. Fixing the rate increase on student loans? Nope. The farm bill remains in legislative limbo. Leave it to skin cancer to bring together warring Congressional Republicans and Democrats. U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, R-15th...
  • Tweens show signs of sun damage, cancer risk, study finds

     
    My husband replaced the bathroom sink and cabinet in the kids' bathroom recently, an exercise that forced me to clean out everything that had been stowed in the old one. I discovered some 13 tubes of sunscreen. Which points out the black hole nature of...
  • Movie Quote Quiz

     
    Today’s Movie Quote Quiz features an interesting twist. All the quotes here are from movies featuring actors who appear in No. 1, the origin quote, if you will. Once you identify that one and recall its stars – and a......
  • More evidence in the tanning wars

     
    Is indoor tanning associated with skin cancer? The Morning Call has visited this story before and it's likely that it will continue to be an important health topic for us. The latest shot in the battle was fired this week by researchers at Yale...