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  • Pain Meds Linked to Lower  Risk for Skin Cancer

    Pain Meds Linked to Lower Risk for Skin Cancer

    By Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner Action Points People who used common nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory […]

     
  • Women more likely to survive melanoma than men

    Women more likely to survive melanoma than men

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Women diagnosed with melanoma are more likely to survive the skin cancer than men and less likely to have it recur, according to a new study. The researchers suggest that […]

     
  • Skin cancer targets young patients too

    Skin cancer targets young patients too

    BOCA RATON, FL (WTVJ/NBC) – It’s a stark warning to keep the sunscreen nearby, as dermatologists say skin cancer is showing up in young patients. Adrian Plotnicoff, 19, goes a thorough skin check up by […]

     
  • Researchers Building Melanoma Vaccine to Combat Skin Cancer

    Researchers Building Melanoma Vaccine to Combat Skin Cancer

    ScienceDaily (Mar. 19, 2012) — Mayo Clinic researchers have trained mouse immune systems to eradicate skin cancer from within, using a genetic combination of human DNA from melanoma cells and a cousin of the rabies virus. […]

     
  • Moffitt Cancer Center’s Mole Patrol™ To Offer Free Skin Screenings At Events At Clearwater Beach, Cocoa Beach, Tampa And Leesburg

    Moffitt Cancer Center’s Mole Patrol™ To Offer Free Skin Screenings At Events At Clearwater Beach, Cocoa Beach, Tampa And Leesburg

    TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2011) – In the Sunshine State this year, more than 5,000 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed, and an estimated 8,790 people nationwide will die of melanoma, according to the […]

     
  • Healthy eating prevents sunburn

    Healthy eating prevents sunburn

    According to Weigh-Less, experts have proved that simply by eating healthy foods, which are high in vitamin D, you are ensured long-term protection against sunburn and skin cancer. Sun Smart Awareness Month creates awareness of […]

     
  • Gulf Coast Dermatology Provides Free Skin Cancer Screenings

    Gulf Coast Dermatology Provides Free Skin Cancer Screenings

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – January 18, 2012 – According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most prevalent form of cancer in the U.S. To promote better skin health in the Tallahassee community and […]

     
  • A Protein Twofer That Triggers Tanning and Protects against Skin Cancer

    A Protein Twofer That Triggers Tanning and Protects against Skin Cancer

    A powerful protein known as p53 has long been considered the master regulator of the genome because of its amazing ability to repair damaged DNA. Now scientists at Harvard’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have discovered that […]

     
  • Cause And Prevention Of Skin Cancer

    Cause And Prevention Of Skin Cancer

    By SAM BAKER Too much time in the sun can be dangerous if you’re not careful – and well beyond a sunburn. The National Cancer Institute says more than a million Americans are diagnosed with skin […]

     
  • Dangers of melanoma in your feet

    Dangers of melanoma in your feet

    Eyewitness News NEW YORK (WABC) — When you catch melanoma early, you can cure it completely. When you don’t, it can be deadly.   And you may be surprised to learn that you can get skin […]