| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The FDA approved the first in a new class of drugs for better melanoma care, and with applications to other cancers.
Read the story here in Modern Healthcare:
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:16 PM
U.S. regulators are likely to approve Merck & Co's highly anticipated immuno-oncology drug, pembrolizumab, as a treatment for melanoma well ahead of a late October deadline, according to three sources familiar with the situation.
If approved by the...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:24 AM
Ever have one of those little places on your arm that could be a mole or a freckle or a bump? And has it changed color or size in the past year?
Central Florida Health Alliance has partnered with the Moffitt Cancer Center and local dermatologists to...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Tanning beds have long been a source of controversy with several studies showing that the practice can come with a costly price — skin cancer. But do you have to worry about an increased risk of melanoma at the nail salon too?
The question has...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:50 PM
The FDA wants to deter teenagers from using tanning beds, and officials are hoping a new warning sticker will help.
Citing evidence that tanning in young adulthood is related to an increase risk of skin cancer later in life, the Food and Drug...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A new report identifies a group of Americans that is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade: cancer survivors.
As of Jan. 1, there were nearly 14.5 million people alive in the United States who had been diagnosed with some type of cancer. By 2024,...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Kenny Rogers had a small scuffle with skin cancer, according to a picture he posted Wednesday on Instagram.
"...but you should see the other guy!," the legendary country singer said in his caption. "Had a bit of skin cancer removed today -- I recommend...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:08 PM
After three decades of pitching his screenplays, Allan Folsom had a handful of credits: two episodes of the 1980s series "Hart to Hart," a nature documentary and a syndicated TV movie.
Then came the kind of blockbuster break that struggling writers...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:06 PM
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...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 1:41 PM
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....
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...