RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Skin Cancer

A collection of news and information related to Skin Cancer published by this site and its partners.

Top Skin Cancer Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Health Announcements: BWMC programs

    BWMC programs UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie will offer the following programs June 15, 17, 18, and 19. •A new program, "Look Good, Feel Better," will be held from 10 a.m. to noon the third Monday of every month beginning...
  • Helping patients, providing jobs are important to ATHENA winner

    Helping patients, providing jobs are important to ATHENA winner
    In addition to serving patients, Dr. Amy Derick believed giving jobs to her 100 full-time employees also was professionally fulfilling. "When I went into medicine it was to help my patients, but later I enjoyed employing people," said Derick, an...
  • Harriette Thompson, 92, becomes oldest woman to finish a marathon

    Harriette Thompson, 92, becomes oldest woman to finish a marathon
    With the Coronado Bridge as a backdrop, Harriette Thompson stepped outside of the Hilton Bayfront hotel Friday morning and began jogging along the bay. One woman stopped her in front of the million-dollar yachts for an autograph. Another wanted her to...
  • Officials urge residents to protect their skin from the sun's rays

    Officials urge residents to protect their skin from the sun's rays
    With warmer, sunnier weather at hand and people headed to the beach or the park, health officials are urging residents to take precautions against skin damage, which can lead to skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the nation. Melanomas are...
  • Commentary: Protect your skin and notice changes in moles

    Wear sunscreen. In Orange County, where the climate often feels like perpetual summer, this advice is simple but significant in preventing melanoma — the most dangerous of skin cancers. But it is not the only method of defense. Knowing the risk...
  • Court awards higher damages in malpractice case

    Court awards higher damages in malpractice case
    TALLAHASSEE — A dozen years after the Legislature approved limiting damages in medical-malpractice lawsuits, the Florida Supreme Court sided with an injured woman who argued the limits should not apply to her case. In a 5-2 decision Thursday,...
  • Take care when having fun in the sun

    Take care when having fun in the sun
    We are a society of sun worshippers. Most of us can't wait to get outdoors on a bright, sunny day. Sunlight lifts our spirts, it provides health benefits like Vitamin D and helps boosts levels of melatonin which helps us sleep. We praise people with...
  • Doctors urge skin protection

    Doctors urge skin protection
    The Friday before Memorial Day has been declared “Don’t Fry Day” by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention to encourage sun safety awareness, according to Patient First centers. More than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are...
  • Diane Keaton, a skin cancer survivor, talks sunscreen, beauty

    Diane Keaton, a skin cancer survivor, talks sunscreen, beauty
    Diane Keaton is standing in front of a floor-to-ceiling window, backlighted by Los Angeles' late afternoon sun. Even appearing as just a shadowy silhouette blown out by the light, Keaton's shape is an iconic one. There are the distinct lines of a...
  • Johns Hopkins Bladder Cancer Institute holds forum

    When Richard Clendaniel, of Westminster, was first diagnosed with bladder cancer in August 2011, it came as something of a surprise: Compared with prostate cancer or skin cancer, bladder cancer wasn't something that was really on his radar. Thankfully,...
  • 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...