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Skin Cancer

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Top Skin Cancer Articles

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  • News briefs: Aspirin linked to preventing deadly skin cancer

    A daily dose of aspirin is often prescribed after a diagnosis of heart attack or cardiovascular disease. But new research shows that the anti-inflammatory medication is also associated with a lower risk of melanoma in postmenopausal women. Melanoma is the...
  • Opportunities, risks seen with dermatology apps

    Opportunities, risks seen with dermatology apps
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mobile dermatology applications may help people learn about UV rays or keep tabs on their moles, but they are not a substitute for seeing a doctor, researchers said Wednesday. They searched online stores and found over 200...
  • News briefs: Harvard research finds protective link between most cancers and Alzheimer's disease

    They are both dreadful conditions, but it appears cancer reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, especially among people treated with chemotherapy. That's the word from a Harvard-based study presented July 2013 at the Alzheimer's Association...
  • 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...
  • Sun protection and new treatments help aging skin

    Q: I spent too much time in the sun when I was younger, without sunscreen. Now my skin is paying the price. What's my best chance of repairing the damage, or at least stopping my skin from aging any faster? A: The best way to lessen the appearance of...
  • Greg Schwem: Please let Lindsay Lohan sleep

    Leave it to Lindsay Lohan to give naps a bad reputation. As a dedicated nap taker, I now fear that my slumber will be violently interrupted by a "concerned" party who jumps to the conclusion that because my eyes are shut in the early afternoon and I am...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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?...
  • 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...