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Skin Cancer

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  • Burb's Eye View: Cancer survivor raises awareness of melanoma

    Burb's Eye View: Cancer survivor raises awareness of melanoma
    When the doctors told her about her cancer, Lesley Smith was sure they didn’t do the test right. A medical error was a more likely explanation than melanoma. That or basal cell carcinoma — a common form of skin cancer that her mother had...
  • Bristol-Myers earnings jump 27 percent, but stock falls

    Higher sales of key new medicines and cost cuts helped lift drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s first-quarter profit by nearly 27 percent. The maker of melanoma drug Yervoy and schizophrenia and bipolar disorder treatment Abilify trounced Wall Street'...
  • Proposal: Free sunscreen dispensers in Boston public parks

    A Boston city councilor is hoping to bring a hint of the beach to the city's public areas. The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/1EyEszQ ) Matt O'Malley filed a proposal for this Wednesday's council meeting to install free sunscreen dispensers at all...
  • Young people unaware of skin cancer danger

    Young people unaware of skin cancer danger
    May is Melanoma Awareness Month, and as residents of South Florida most of us know the importance of sunscreen and its repeated application, along with the proper SPF. But I find that younger people just do not seem to understand it. And, unfortunately,...
  • 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
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......