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Skin Cancer

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Top Skin Cancer Articles

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  • Three-time cancer survivor helps decorate White House for holidays

    Three-time cancer survivor helps decorate White House for holidays
    Tom Goethals had a secret. The Newport Beach resident had watched his wife, whom he had loved since high school, weather round after round of radiation treatment for breast cancer. It was her third time battling cancer since 1988. First it had been skin...
  • Newport Beach woman helps deck White House halls

    Newport Beach woman helps deck White House halls
    Tom Goethals had a secret. The Newport Beach resident had watched his wife, a woman he had loved since high school, weather round after round of radiation treatment for breast cancer. It was her third time battling cancer since 1988. First it had been...
  • EatingWell: Research shows 3 new benefits of drinking coffee

    Go ahead, brew and pour. Previous studies have shown that coffee can lower your risk of diabetes, liver cancer, Alzheimer's and skin cancer. Here are three new reasons to drink your coffee and feel good about it: 1. Boost your blood flow A new study...
  • Scientists explain how stem cells and 'bad luck' cause cancer

    Scientists explain how stem cells and 'bad luck' cause cancer
    Why are some types of cancer so much more common than others? Sometimes it’s due to faulty genes inherited from one’s parents and sometimes to behaviors like smoking a pack of cigarettes every day. But in most cases, it comes down to something...
  • Pine bark substance could be a potent melanoma drug

    Source: Penn State College of Medicine whatdoctorsknow.com Current melanoma drugs targeting single proteins can initially be effective, but resistance develops relatively quickly and the disease recurs. In these instances, resistance usually develops...
  • 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...
  • Drag racing team owner Don Schumacher has surgery for skin cancer

    Drag racing team owner Don Schumacher has surgery for skin cancer
    Don Schumacher, one of the most successful team owners in NHRA drag racing, had surgery Wednesday to treat a form of skin cancer, his team said. Schumacher, 70, had the procedure at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., after the cancer -- Stage 1...
  • Skin care advice for fall-winter in Southern California

    Skin care advice for fall-winter in Southern California
    Southern California may not have the same change-of-season drama as other locales in the fall and winter, but it's not all a weather wonderland either. Santa Ana winds, indoor heating and cooler temperatures can strip skin, leaving it cracked and parched....
  • Lehigh Valley breast cancer survivors share a common path

    Lehigh Valley breast cancer survivors share a common path
    Laurie Flynn of Upper Macungie Township has worked for 30 years at Air Products, where she is a senior safety specialist. Roni Fabian of Northampton manages two doctors' offices. On the surface, the women don't seem to have a lot in common. They live in...
  • Breast cancer strikes all kinds of women, even those without common risk factors

    Breast cancer strikes all kinds of women, even those without common risk factors
    When Beth Stewart was 36 years old, she felt a pebble-sized lump in her breast. The Odenton mother of two was healthy and active and had no immediate family history of disease or common gene mutations — but she had advanced and aggressive breast...
  • Triathlete shares remedy for swimmer's ear

    Triathlete shares remedy for swimmer's ear
    Q: When I was training for triathlons, I was told to mix a solution of alcohol, vinegar and glycerin in a squirt bottle. After swimming, I would shake the bottle and apply a few drops in each ear, letting it sit for a moment or two, then tilting my head...