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Skin Cancer

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Top Skin Cancer Articles

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  • 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,...
  • 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 man denied mammogram because of sex

    Florida man denied mammogram because of sex
    A southwest Florida man is having a rough time getting a mammogram because of his sex. Donald Mudd of Port Charlotte said he's had a painful lump in his chest for the past several weeks, WFTX Fox 4 in Fort Myers reports. The lump is now the size of a...
  • 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...
  • Will a nose job make you feel better about yourself?

    Will a nose job make you feel better about yourself?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting that nose job could boost your self-esteem and quality of life, according to a new report. But the evidence is a bit shaky, researchers looking at studies of people who had plastic surgery found. The report's lead...
  • Giada De Laurentiis on writing, singing, South Florida and her favorite fast food

    Giada De Laurentiis on writing, singing, South Florida and her favorite fast food
    If you are one of those people suspicious of Giada De Laurentiis’ indefatigable perkiness, put off by her theatrical pronunciation of “spaghetti” and “prosciutto,” and overwhelmed by her foodie-culture ubiquity, well, stop...
  • New sunscreen labels provide better information

    Q: I went to buy sunscreen. I spend a lot of time in the pool and wanted to buy a sunscreen that was waterproof. I couldn't find any. Have the labels changed? A: Most sunscreen products have new labels. Mandated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
  • New sunscreen labels offer clearer sunburn, skin cancer information

    Harvard Health Blogs Sunscreen is a best seller this time of year, but the products you'll see in stores look different than they have in the past. New rules for sunscreen labels are now in effect. The changes are good ones for consumers. The new rules,...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Baseline risk assessment gives patients better understanding of skin cancer risk

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My physician recommended that I be screened by a dermatologist for a baseline risk assessment. What is this, and is it necessary? I use sunscreen regularly and have skin that normally does not burn. Am I still at risk for skin cancer?...
  • Monitor moles in children

    http://www.kidsdr.com Anyone can develop a mole, even those who use sunscreen routinely, since not all moles are related to sun exposure. Moles can occur on any area of the body from the scalp to the face, chest, arms, legs, groin and even between...
  • 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...