Skin Cancer News

Date Posted
Article Title
7/16/2002
Youths Ignoring Skin Cancer Warnings

Young adults too busy having fun in the sun

7/12/2002
'Mole Patrols' Protect Against Skin Cancer

Changes could signal melanoma

7/3/2002
Study Debunks Melanoma/Sunscreen Link

Sunblocks don't put people at risk by increasing their exposure

6/26/2002
The Skinny on Sunburns

Why people with light skin are at greater risk of cancer

6/13/2002
Sun Protection Gene Is Two-Faced

It may also make melanoma resistant to cancer treatment

6/10/2002
Cancer Gene That Picks on Skin Found

Study finds it shows up in other cancers, too

6/9/2002
Protect Your Kids From Sun Danger

One serious burn in childhood increases skin cancer risk

6/4/2002
Not Made in the Shade

Shade doesn't offer total protection against harmful rays

5/24/2002
Arm Yourself Against Skin Cancer

Protection from the sun is best way to reduce your risk

5/3/2002
A Spot Check Can Save Your Life

Free skin cancer screenings start May 6

4/29/2002
Sun Spots in the Shade

Computer model predicts ultraviolet protection offered by trees

4/4/2002
Sun May Prevent Some Kinds of Cancer

Study finds lower death rates from breast, colon cancer with higher exposure

2/15/2002
Sun Not Always a Shady Character in Cancer

Vitamin D may keep internal tumors in check

2/5/2002
Tanning Booths Now Tied to Common Skin Cancers

Researchers warn risk is highest for young people

1/18/2002
Watch That Winter Sun

High altitudes put skiers, snowboarders at increased risk of skin damage

1/15/2002
Kaposi's Sarcoma Hiding in Many Gay Men

Rare skin cancer found in three-decade study of San Francisco gays

1/2/2002
Some Melanoma Web Sites Only Skin Deep

Online information can be inaccurate or incomplete, researchers find

10/17/2001
Thalidomide: Single-handed Cancer Fighter?

Drug that caused birth defects may fight deadly skin cancer

10/15/2001
Soy Protein Protects Mice from Skin Cancer

Lotion wards off dangerous DNA changes, says study

10/6/2001
'Morning-After' Cream May Prevent Skin Cancer

Preliminary testing looks promising, but it's not a cure

9/28/2001
Cyclosporin for Psoriasis Raises Skin Cancer Risk

Combining drug with UV therapy worsens carcinomas

9/19/2001
Melanoma Tied to Sunburns Early in Life

Mouse study finds first laboratory link to virulent cancer

9/18/2001
Deadly Cancer Mistaken for Hemorrhoids

Doctors largely unfamiliar with anal melanoma, a rare tumor

9/13/2001
Save Your Skin

Use sunscreen every day

8/17/2001
Relaxing Helps Rosacea Patients See Less Red

Reducing stress helps control skin disorder, survey finds

8/8/2001
A Sun Smoothie

New cream may help repair that sun damage

7/31/2001
Just Say 'No' to Tanning

Even tanning salons cause problems

7/29/2001
Tanning Booths Can Cast a Deadly Shadow

In some cases, the UV rays are more harmful than the sun's

7/7/2001
The Skinny on Skin Cancer

While searching for cures, doctors stress prevention and detection

6/8/2001
Lights Out on Suntans

Tanning by bulb as risky as by sun

5/27/2001
Sun Worshippers, Beware

Skin cancer can be just a few burns away

5/26/2001
Of Mice and Melanoma

Researchers graft human skin onto mice and trigger deadly skin cancer

5/15/2001
Melanoma Attacked by Hair of the Dog

Vaccine made from cancer cells prolongs lives

5/7/2001
Sun Worshipper? Today's Your Day

Guys over 50 likeliest to get skin cancer

5/4/2001
Why Does a Blonde Have Light Hair?

Blonde jokes aside, scientists want to know