Skin Cancer News

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1/5/2018
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10/31/2017
Health Tip: Avoid UV Radiation

Too much could lead to skin cancer

10/25/2017
Almost 4 in 10 Tanning Salons Flout State Laws

Survey finds many salons willing to offer tanning to teens, despite legal bans

10/19/2017
1 in 5 Young Women Who Tan Indoors Get Addicted

Depression and worries about appearance common in those who can't skip the tanning bed, study finds

10/16/2017
With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters

Wait could be more than 6 weeks longer than those with private insurance, study says

10/10/2017
Start Skin Cancer Prevention Early, Health Experts Say

New proposal urges doctors to begin talking to parents when fair-skinned children are 6 months old

10/2/2017
Does Healthy Skin Around Suspicious Moles Need Removal?

Goal is to only perform one procedure, skin cancer specialist says

9/11/2017
Immune-Focused Drug May Be New Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma

In head-to-head trial, Opdivo outperformed a similar drug, and with fewer side effects

9/8/2017
Obamacare Paid Off for Poorer Cancer Patients

Health coverage surged in states that expanded Medicaid, research finds

8/29/2017
Moles Not Most Likely Spot for Melanomas

More than two-thirds of deadly skin cancers occur as new lesions, analysis finds

8/29/2017
Moles and Melanoma

The majority of melanoma skin cancers do not come from moles, new study finds

8/11/2017
How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen?

One out of three may not offer the right protection, study suggests

7/27/2017
Melanoma Isn't the Only Serious Skin Cancer

Squamous cell carcinoma is far more common and also dangerous if untreated, dermatologist says

7/19/2017
Health Tip: Getting Too Much Sun?

Here's what it can do

7/17/2017
McCain's Recovery Time After Surgery Uncertain, Experts Say

Fate of Affordable Care Act may depend on Senator's return to work

7/17/2017
Smart Steps for Sun Protection

Know the ABCs of SPFs

7/7/2017
Parkinson's Disease and Melanoma May Occur Together, Study Finds

Doctors should counsel patients that if they have one disease, they're at risk of the other

6/29/2017
Melanoma Biopsy Results Can Differ, Worrying Patients

Doctor discovers skin cancer evaluations aren't always as clear-cut as many might think

6/28/2017
Can You Recognize the Signs of Skin Cancer?

First step: Get to know your own skin markings, doctor says

6/16/2017
Many Tanning Salons Defy Legal Age Limits on Users

Some also make false claims about the health effects of tanning, researchers find

6/14/2017
Have Scientists Created a Safe, Sun-Free Tan?

Experiment unlocks a way to tan without harmful UV exposure, which could help prevent skin cancer

6/14/2017
Health Tip: Help Prevent Skin Cancer

How to protect your skin

6/11/2017
With Summer Sun Comes Heightened Skin Cancer Risk

Doctor shares tips for prevention, recognition

6/8/2017
Is Full Lymph Node Removal Always Needed for Melanoma?

Survival was just as long for those who had less extensive surgery, large study finds

6/7/2017
More Cancers Caught in Wealthy People

Those with more money more likely to be screened, researchers report

6/6/2017
Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Gained Americans 3 Million More Years

Study looked at data stretching from 1956 and 2016

6/2/2017
Dark Skin No Shield From Deadly Skin Cancer

Death rates from melanoma are higher for people of color, skin expert says

5/19/2017
Study Refutes Viagra-Melanoma Link

Data shows no connection between impotence drug and deadly skin cancer, after all

5/16/2017
Sunscreen 101

Study finds many people don't use it properly, raising their risk of skin cancer

5/8/2017
Health Tip: Teach Teens About Sun Safety

Explain why it's important

4/28/2017
Kids' Sun Safety Means 'Slip, Slap, Slop'

Skin cancer expert offers advice for protection against summer rays

4/13/2017
Health Tip: Checking Your Child's Moles

Characteristics you should watch for

4/5/2017
Surgery May Be Best for Advanced Melanoma

Patients who had lesions reaching the belly removed lived about 18 months longer, study says

4/3/2017
Gene Changes May Put Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk

1 in 4 kids who lived through cancer developed another cancer by age 45, study finds

3/31/2017
Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers

Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

3/23/2017
Bavencio Approved for Rare Skin Cancer

First sanctioned treatment in U.S. for aggressive tumor

3/3/2017
More Teens Turning Their Backs on Tanning Beds: CDC

Half as many high school students reported indoor tanning in 2015 versus 2009, survey finds

3/2/2017
Skin Diseases Take Big Slice Out of America's Health, Economy

The sometimes deadly conditions cost $75 billion in 2013, report says

3/2/2017
Some Melanoma Survivors Still Seek Out the Sun

1 in 5 had suffered a sunburn in the past year, study finds

3/2/2017
Melanoma and Sun Exposure

Nearly 20 percent of melanoma survivors admit getting a sunburn after diagnosis, new study finds.

2/28/2017
Indoor Tanning: A Big Financial Hit to U.S. Health Care

Skin cancers from UV light in devices totalled $343 million in 2015 alone, researchers say

2/20/2017
Self-Checks Help Spot Melanoma's Return

Patient-detected symptoms were most common way of detecting return of deadly skin cancer, study finds

1/19/2017
Skin Cancer Cream Linked to 5 Dog Deaths: FDA

Even ingesting small amounts of fluorouracil can kill family pets, agency warns

1/18/2017
Men: Here Are Ways to Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin

Avoiding the sun and choosing products best suited to your skin type are key, dermatologist advises