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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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  • Donald Morton dies at 79; renowned cancer surgeon and researcher

    Certain types of cancer, particularly melanoma and breast cancer, metastasize by shedding malignant cells into the body's lymph system, where they travel to nearby lymph nodes and form new colonies. From there, the cells can spread to other organs,...
  • Florida Is A Strange Place In The Winter

    I was in Florida for five days last week. It was good to get away … from Florida. One can only take so much sunny and warm before it starts to get on your nerves. Which is not to say the weather was perfect. It did get down to 45 degrees one...
  • Naperville Marathon registration opens

     Naperville Marathon registration opens
    Registration for this year's Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon is proceeding at a swift pace. General sign-up for the second-ever race doesn't begin until March 8, but pre-registration started this week for those running to raise funds...
  • reFramed: In conversation with photographer William Albert Allard

     
    William Albert Allard has contributed to National Geographic Society magazine stories and books as a photographer and writer since 1964. Considered one of color photography's most celebrated pioneers, Allard is a former contributor to Magnum Photos and...
  • Prevention is the best defense against deadly skin cancers [Letter]

    Prevention is the best defense against deadly skin cancers [Letter]
    Thanks for your recent editorial supporting a ban on indoor tanning by minors ("Ban the booth," Jan. 20). As a melanoma survivor, I know the pain and uncertainty of going through treatment for that illness. My melanoma was probably caused by years of...
  • EatingWell: These foods can help keep your skin smooth and supple

    Keep dryness and wrinkles at bay with these 14 foods that are packed with nutrients to keep your skin healthy, smooth, supple and wrinkle-free: 1. Grapefruit Pick a pink one, because pink grapefruit gets its pink-red hue from lycopene, a carotenoid that...
  • Don Reuben, 1928-2014

    Don Reuben, 1928-2014
    Don Reuben, considered one of the country's foremost experts on libel law during his years as a Chicago attorney, maintained an enviable client list of powerful city institutions. Mr. Reuben provided legal counsel to media interests including the...
  • Leonard Hirshan dies at 86; longtime agent for Clint Eastwood

    Clint Eastwood had a "make my day" attitude about Hollywood agents, including his own representative, Leonard Hirshan. "If he didn't return a call, he would have been history!" the screen tough guy said this week. But then Eastwood laughed and said,...
  • James J. Lacy Jr., standout college athlete

    James J. Lacy Jr., standout college athlete
    James J. Lacy Jr., who set a national scoring record as a standout basketball forward at what is now Loyola University Maryland and was a retired insurance broker, died of complications from melanoma Saturday at his North Roland Park home. He was 87....
  • Ban the booth [Editorial]

    Ban the booth  [Editorial]
    Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in humans, and within the U.S. more than 9,100 men and women die each year from melanomas of the skin. That puts it among the top-10 deadliest forms of cancer, ranking 6th overall for whites. Given...
  • 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......