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Why sunscreen is a must before and after water fun

Overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays is the cause of most skin cancers. Artificial sources of UV radiation include tanning beds; sun lamps and sunbeds; lasers;...

Skin cancer awareness: When should you see a dermatologist?

While it is the least common of the main types of skin cancer, melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. The sooner it...

This question can help detect skin cancer effectively

In a new study from Northwestern University, researchers suggest when people found suspicious skin lesions, they should ask their dermatologists for a full-body skin...

Skin cancer: Sun safety & learning your ABCDE’s

With an estimated 5.4 million skin cancer diagnoses in the U.S. every year according to the American Cancer Society, it is important that you not...

How does sunscreen work? Can it really prevent wrinkles and cancer?

It’s summer, and before you head to the beach or pool, you might slather on sunscreen. But is it doing anything beyond preventing a sunburn? Can...

Antibiotics may help to treat skin cancer, study finds

In a new study from  KU Leuven, researchers examined the effect of these antibiotics on patient-derived tumors and found some antibiotics appear to be...

How to stay safe in the sun

While the sun provides us with many benefits and supports our life, its ultraviolet rays can be harmful and damaging to our bodies, primarily...

Skin cancer & melanoma: What you need to know

Did you know? Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer in the United States.  In fact, it is estimated that one out of...

Many ‘high-risk’ Americans unconcerned about skin cancer, study finds

In a new study from the American Academy of Dermatology, researchers found that only about 30% of American adults say they are concerned about...

Tips to stay safe in the sun: from sunscreen to sunglasses

Sun safety is always in season. It’s important to protect your skin from sun damage throughout the year, no matter the weather. Why? Sun exposure...