Ask a Doc: Can darker skin be a risk for skin cancer?
4/18/2017 The most common type of melanoma, cutaneous melanoma also is the most deadly type of skin cancer. CM has long been linked to DNA damage from excessive exposure to UV rays, either by spending too much time in the sun or too much time in tanning ...
Polka Dot Mama helps spread awareness of melanoma risks
4/18/2017 Tracy's scars and spots tell a story of strength as a three-time skin cancer survivor. "When I was first diagnosed, the first thing that went through my mind is my kids, my husband," she said.
Be 'Safe from the Sun'with melanoma event in Wayne
4/18/2017 According to published reports, more Americans are developing the potentially deadly skin cancer in the past, new research shows.
Topical cannabinoids may help to treat skin diseases
4/18/2017 The team also noted a link between injection with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - the psychoactive compound in cannabis - and a reduction in tumor growth in mice with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Senior study author Dr. Robert Dellavalle, ...
Melanoma Miles for Mike Set for Saturday, April 29 - Register by Tuesday to Guarantee T-Shirt
4/18/2017 This year's Melanoma Miles 5K is being run in honor of Stephanie Lindemann, a senior at SFBRHS who was diagnosed with stage 4 Ewing sarcoma in November 2015 at age 17.
Washington State Lawmakers Push to Let Kids Use Sunscreen in School
4/18/2017 But there's a common misconception that people are less likely to get skin cancer in cloudier states, such as Washington, Janes said.
Ask a Maui Doctor: How Often Should I Get my Skin Checked?
4/18/2017 There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Because each has many different appearances, it is important to know the early warning signs.
Watch out for melanoma during pregnancy
4/18/2017 Melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, can spread quickly if left undetected and untreated, even over just a few months of pregnancy.
VIDEO: Speaker reviews pros, cons of combining targeted therapy, immunotherapy for melanoma
4/18/2017 NEW YORK - Jason J. Luke, MD, FACP, assistant professor of medicine at University of Chicago, spoke at HemOnc Today Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies about the use of targeted therapy in combination with immunotherapy for the treatment of ...
Free skin cancer screenings offered in May
4/18/2017 TROY - As part of Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, Dayton-area dermatologists are offering free skin cancer screenings to raise awareness of melanoma and other types of skin cancers.