| 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...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:22 AM
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...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:50 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:00 PM
When it comes to sunscreen, applying more is more. And with rash guards and surf wear riding fashion's trend wave, the same could be said about the latest swimwear, which is stylish yet smartly covered up. Designed in protective fabrics constructed with...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Prayer, positive thinking and participation in a clinical trial using a drug as-yet unapproved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have got her to this point.
Last June, when Rebecca Ballard, then an English teacher at York High School, was...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Dr. Lisa R. Ginn and Dr. Robert Weiss, both board-certified dermatologists, offer some advice for skin care:
Sun protection. Using both sunscreen and protective clothing such as hats is key. "Sunscreens don't have to be expensive," says Ginn, but the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:47 PM
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday gave its speedy approval to a treatment for melanoma that was found to shrink tumors by more than 30% in more than a third of patients with advanced cases of the deadly skin cancer.
The FDA designated the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:10 PM
There are environmental factors to consider, Rhonda Harmon noted, but also two simple explanations: people love spending time at the beach, and in our culture, some equate beauty with a really great tan.
“Most people, I think it’s fair to...
| 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: