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Skin Cancer Foundation

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  • New help for basal cell skin cancer patients

     
    On Monday, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration approved a new drug to treat advanced basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer. This is good news for the approximately 2.8 million Americans who will be diagnosed with a basal-cell...
  • Shape Summer Beach Tour hits Hermosa Beach with Jordin Sparks

     
    Looking to get in shape for bathing suit season but need a little extra help? Check out the fourth annual Shape magazine Summer Beach Tour coming to Hermosa Beach (1 Pier Avenue) June 2....
  • Heard of Driver's Arm? What About Driver's Face?

     
    Many of us slather on the sunscreen before heading outdoors, but are you applying it before you get in the car for your morning and evening commute? If you're not, you should be, especially if you spend hours a week......
  • The Truth About Sun Exposure

    The Truth About Sun Exposure
    We couldn't do without the sun. It keeps us warm, fuels photosynthesis so we have spinach to eat and helps our bodies make vitamin D. We couldn't see across the street without the sun. But it also has a dark side. Do we even dare sunbathe these days?...
  • How to Use Sunscreen Wisely

    How to Use Sunscreen Wisely
    Sunscreen is commonly hailed as safe, essential body armor. It protects us from blistering sunburn, keeps our skin from wrinkling and helps guard against squamous cell cancer. But the evidence is inconclusive as to whether sunscreens reduce the risk of...
  • June 18: Midday Fix - Skin Cancer Foundation Road to Healthy Skin Tour

    June 18: Midday Fix - Skin Cancer Foundation Road to Healthy Skin Tour
    The Skin Cancer Foundation is the only global organization solely devoted to the prevention, detection and treatment of skin cancer. The mission of the Foundation is to decrease the incidence of skin cancer through public and professional education and...
  • Recipe for D-Ficiency

    If the sun burned out and all the cows died, pretty soon we'd all be walking around with rickets. Happily, the sun is still shining - that's pretty much a given in this heat - and the pastures are still populated with grazing bovines. But rickets is...
  • Don't Forget Sunscreen This Winter

    Don't Forget Sunscreen This Winter
    Although spring may be right around the corner, winter is still here. That means the sun is sitting lower in the southern sky and most of us are spending less time outdoors because it's just too darn cold. When we do venture out, we're usually bundled...
  • Tanning With Sprays, Not Rays

    Tanning With Sprays, Not Rays
    We've heard it a thousand times -- sun exposure causes skin cancer and wrinkles -- but who wants to look pasty year-round? And even as the weather gets cooler, Californians love to keep a sunny glow. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Tanning products:...
  • Shape up with Shape magazine in Santa Monica this weekend

     
    Shape Magazine's Bikini Body Tour hits the sand this Saturday at Santa Monica Beach. This is the second stop for the annual tour, which kicked off in Miami's South Beach in May and is dedicated to helping women get ready......
  • Sephora launches new Sun Safety Kit

     
    Hitting the beach this summer, are you? Here's something to help with the sun protection: Sephora and The Skin Cancer Foundation have unveiled the fourth edition of the Sun Safety Kit. It features the best-of-the-best in sun protection, and 100% of...