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Common arthritis drug linked to higher skin cancer risk

Methotrexate is a common drug with a long history; for the past 40 years, it’s been used to treat a range of diseases. Today it...

This common arthritis drug may increase skin cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found a common drug for rheumatoid arthritis, methotrexate, could increase risks for skin cancer, gastrointestinal, infectious, lung, and blood...

Scientists now have new guidelines to treat dangerous skin tumor

It starts as a yellow or shiny bump on the eyelids, face or body that grows and doesn't go away, unlike a pimple. The bump...

This simple blood test could detect skin cancer in eyes

In a new study, researchers found that a simple blood test could soon become the latest monitoring tool for the early detection of melanoma...

Vitamin D may benefit people with skin cancer

In a new study, researchers found that vitamin D influences the behavior of melanoma cells in the lab by making them less aggressive. They discovered...

Some skin cancer may start from hair

In a new study, researchers found that some of the most deadly skin cancers may start in stem cells that lend color to hair,...

6 skin care tips that dermatologists use themselves

Board-certified dermatologists are experts when it comes to the skin, hair and nails, diagnosing and treating more than 3,000 diseases and conditions, including skin...

Solarium use linked to higher skin cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found a clear link between the number of solarium sessions and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) development. The research was...

Synthetic squid can save you from sunburn

There’s nothing worse than a sunburn. Actually, there is—the potential damage that sunscreen can do to our bodies and the environment. So would you try a...

Scientists find a way to detect 95% of skin cancer

In a new study, researchers found that SkinVision—the first CE-marked skin cancer application based on extensive clinical trials—has a sensitivity of 95.1% in detecting...

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