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Skin Cancer

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Top Skin Cancer Articles

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  • Know your specialist: What is a dermatologist?

    Source: The American Academy of Dermatology whatdoctorsknow.com Your skin is your body's largest organ and it works non-stop taking care of you. It protects your other organs, warms you up and cools you down, and can reflect how healthy you are inside....
  • Study: Tanning salons outnumber McDonald's in Florida

    Study: Tanning salons outnumber McDonald's in Florida
    A study conducted by the University of Miami found that tanning salons outnumber McDonald's restaurants and CVS pharmacies in Florida, according to the Miami Herald. Researchers set out to find whether skin cancer can be linked to certain geographic...
  • Mucous cysts are more annoying than dangerous

    Mucous cysts are more annoying than dangerous
    Those who have a habit of biting their lips may find that a small bluish bump has developed inside their mouth. It might disappear on its own or it might linger. Dr. Zaineb Hassan Makhzoumi, an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of...
  • Wyland delivers drama for a cause

    Wyland delivers drama for a cause
    It was a jarring note to begin a year of celebrating surfing — an image of a shark with its mouth wide open, looking set to devour a board like the one it was painted on. But if it garnered attention for a cause, mission accomplished. Tuesday...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • MLS Commissioner Don Garber has prostate cancer

    MLS Commissioner Don Garber has prostate cancer
    Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the league announced Saturday. Garber, 56, who has led MLS for 15 years, has undergone a series of comprehensive tests and doctors say the cancer has not spread. Garber...
  • Actor James Rebhorn wrote his own (lovely) obituary

    James Rebhorn was a character actor known to many by his face and to relatively few by his name. Most recently he was part of the "Homeland" ensemble, but that credit barely scratched the surface of his extensive résumé. After his death last Friday from...
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
  • 800-GET-THIN surgery centers sue insurer over Lap-Band payments

    800-GET-THIN surgery centers sue insurer over Lap-Band payments
    Ten Southern California surgery centers once affiliated with the defunct 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign are suing UnitedHealth Group Inc. to get reimbursed for hundreds of Lap-Band weight-loss procedures. The lawsuit comes amid federal and state...
  • Gwyneth Needs To Recouple With Reality

    Gwyneth Needs To Recouple With Reality
    How do you spell conscious uncoupling? Where I came from, we always spelled it the way Tammy Wynette sang it, which is D-I-V-O-R-C-E. I had one of them myself, several decades ago. That's when I discovered that even uncontested divorces still prove...