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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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  • 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...
  • Cancer registrar

    Cancer registrar
    Margie Jenkins is the regional manager for the Baltimore MedStar hospital cancer registries. She has been a cancer registrar for 15 years. Cancer registrars are data information specialists that capture a complete history, diagnosis, treatment and...
  • 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...
  • Teenlink Events Calendar

    Teenlink Events Calendar
    Things 2Do 1 FRIDAY Friday Night Food Trucks. 5:30-10 p.m. First Friday of each month. Palmetto Bay Village Center, 18001 Old Cutler Road, Palmetto Bay. Free Fabulous First Friday. Enjoy an evening of laser lights, stars and more. 7:15-8:45 p.m....
  • An unhealthy glow

    I am only 30 years old, but I am a survivor of a cancer that I could have avoided — if I had only avoided indoor tanning. What I thought was a "healthy glow" was far from healthy. I have naturally pale skin, and my parents taught me to use...
  • Check it out: Dave Gage Tribute in Orlando

    Check it out: Dave Gage Tribute in Orlando
    WHAT: Longtime fans of the Orlando music scene recently lost one of the pillars of that tightknit community: Dave Gage, known for his work in bands such as Bloody Mary, DOPE and Disco Biscuit, died Oct. 26 of skin cancer. He was 49. Many of Gage's musical...
  • La inmunoterapia pronto será un tratamiento contra el cáncer

    La inmunoterapia pronto será un tratamiento contra el cáncer
    MADRID - La inmunoterapia tumoral, que permite al sistema inmunitario combatir el cáncer, se afianza ya como un tratamiento estándar contra el melanoma, dejando a un lado la quimioterapia, y pronto lo será para otros tipos de cáncer, asegura el...
  • Study finds protective link in coffee vs. melanoma

     Study finds protective link in coffee vs. melanoma
    Your morning coffee might do more than perk you up. Researchers suggest it also might help protect you against melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Coffee drinkers are less likely to suffer from malignant melanoma, and their risk decreases...
  • John Boehner's tanning habit sets a bad example

    John Boehner's tanning habit sets a bad example
    John Boehner, the newly re-elected speaker of the House, is known to be a heavy smoker. This is a bad habit, but it is one he confines to private places. So few know that the speaker is putting his health at risk by not quitting. Boehner has another,...
  • Coffee consumption linked to lower melanoma risk

    Coffee consumption linked to lower melanoma risk
    Sunblock you can drink? A new study suggests that drinking coffee could reduce the risk of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, by as much as 20%. Researchers from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health and...
  • William Bryant "Skip" FreelyJanuary 15, 1938 - December 2, 2014

    William Bryant "Skip" Freely<br/>January 15, 1938 - December 2, 2014
    William Bryant “Skip” Freely, beloved husband, father, and friend, passed away peacefully at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, CA after fighting metastatic melanoma (skin cancer). Skip was born in Hollywood, CA to William Schaefer Freely and...