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Skin Cancer

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  • 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...
  • 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
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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...