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Skin Cancer

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  • Surfboards on Parade now up for auction

    Surfboards on Parade now up for auction
    When all is said and done, when the last exclamation of "Sold!" rings out Saturday night at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, Paul Frechette will be left with a bittersweet feeling. The sweet part, of course, will be the conclusion of the Surfboards...
  • 20th century fashion, trends parallel rise in melanoma

    20th century fashion, trends parallel rise in melanoma
    Skin-baring fashions, increased leisure time and acceptance of the idea of a "healthy tan" may have a lot to do with the rising numbers of new melanoma cases each year, suggests a new study. Researchers found that increasing U.S. melanoma rates track...
  • Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study

    Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study
    In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished. The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...
  • Healing waters? It's what the beach life does for us

     Healing waters? It's what the beach life does for us
    Ahhh, the beach. The baking sun, soft sand, cresting waves and sea breeze on your face. There's nothing quite like spending time at South Florida's beaches. Why do we feel so good there? And are the benefits from the beach physical or psychological?...
  • Can gel manicures cause cancer?

    Can gel manicures cause cancer?
    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...
  • FDA: New warning stickers coming to a tanning bed near you

    FDA: New warning stickers coming to a tanning bed near you
    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...
  • Cancer survivors in the U.S. -- 14.5 million strong and growing

    Cancer survivors in the U.S. -- 14.5 million strong and growing
    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,...
  • Kenny Rogers has skin cancer removed, reveals bandaged face

    Kenny Rogers has skin cancer removed, reveals bandaged face
    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...
  • Allan Folsom dies at 72; who sold first novel for record $2 million

    Allan Folsom dies at 72; who sold first novel for record $2 million
    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...
  • Professor creates iPhone app capable of screening for skin cancer

    Professor creates iPhone app capable of screening for skin cancer
    A new app created by a professor at the University of Houston is capable of screening patients for skin cancer within seconds, with an 85% accuracy rate. DermoScreen, as the app is called, is still undergoing testing, but if it is eventually approved...
  • Hugh Jackman addresses 2nd skin cancer run-in at 'X-Men' premiere

    Hugh Jackman took his skin cancer prevention tour to the "X-Men: Days of Future Past" red carpet on Saturday in New York City, where reporters apparently asked about the bandage high on the right side of his nose.  On Thursday, the actor who plays...