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Staying Safe in the Summer Sun
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. What are you doing to protect your skin?
Mole or Melanoma?
Some adults can have up to 40 moles. But when should you start worrying about skin cancer?
Cancer Rx Can Now Treat Adolescents
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the uses for a common skin cancer medication.
Sun Safety for Melanoma Survivors
Most melanoma survivors reported that they limited their sun exposure, but some said they got suntans and even sunburns, according to a new study.
The Case for Age Restrictions on Tanning
Placing age restrictions on tanning bed use could save thousands of lives, according to a new study.
Shedding Light on Popular Sunscreens
Some popular sunscreen brands may not adhere to sun safety guidelines laid out by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), a new study found.
Checking Your Skin for Cancer
Through a skin self-examination, patients with melanoma, along with their partners, can enhance early detection of new, recurrent melanoma, according to a new study.
Pembrolizumab Vs. Advanced Melanoma
Pembrolizumab may increase survival for patients with advanced melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, according to a new study.
The Link Between Moles and Melanoma
Melanoma and skin moles have long been associated. But there's some new information.
Some Melanoma Patients May Not Need This Rx
Interferon is a medication commonly used to treat melanoma, but it may not be beneficial for some patients. And the reason why may be a good one.