Melanoma

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Signs and Symptoms of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

Non-melanoma skin cancer—a term used to describe basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)—affects more than 3.3 million ...

Melanoma Rates Skyrocketing, New Report Suggests

According to a new report, rates of melanoma, a deadly skin cancer, are skyrocketing. In fact, rates among young people ...

Study Claims Coffee Offers Protection From Melanoma

A new study shows that your morning cup of Joe might also protect you from the deadliest type of skin ...

Metastatic Melanoma Signs & Symptoms

Last year, almost 9,500 Americans succumbed to metastatic melanomas, the rarest form of skin cancer, according to the National Cancer ...

Progress Being Made in Fight Against Advanced Melanoma

Melanoma is one of the deadliest forms of cancer if it’s not detected at an early stage. ...

Red Heads May be Genetically Predisposed to Melanoma

If you have red hair and fair skin the amount of sunscreen you wear might not matter—the reality is that ...

Redheads At Risk For Melanoma: Skin Cancer Can Develop Without The Sun

New research has found that redheads may be predisposed to skin cancer without effects from the sun.  The study was ...

Cancer Progression May Be Delayed With New Melanoma Treatment

Researchers have discovered that a two-drug combination can delay treatment residence in patients with advanced melanoma. ...

Sunscreen Mistakes You’re Probably Still Making

So you’ve put on your sunscreen and you’re ready to head out for a day of fun in the sun… ...

The Biggest Myths About Sunscreen and Sun Safety

When it comes to safe tanning, there seems to be a major block in the truth about sunscreen. ...

Skin Cancer Symptoms That are More Than Skin Deep

When you think of skin cancer, you probably picture telltale lesions on the skin of a patient (which aren’t always ...

12 Ways Eye Color Can Affect Your Health and Personality

For most people, the color of one’s eyes is a purely superficial trait that, for some people, may in a ...

Early Signs of Cancer Women Shouldn’t Ignore

Cancer can present itself with many symptoms, and having 1-of the symptoms we’re about to list doesn’t mean it’s cancer ...

Cancer Screening Tests Every Woman Should Get

Cancer doesn’t pick favorites, but there are certain types that are particular to men or women to look out for. ...

Looking at 13 Ways Your Eyes Reflect Your Overall Health

They say our eyes are the windows to our soul, but they can also be the windows to more serious ...