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Rite Aid Stores Hosts RV Tour From the Skin Cancer Foundation Coming To A Store Near You For a Free Skin Cancer Screen by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Mar 2012 6:15pm This is pretty cool as a big RV comes around and had 2 private exam rooms so each person has privacy while being screened.  All locations in each state have not been posted yet but it looks like Florida is right at the top of the tour.  The tour is accredited with finding over 5,000 cases of pre-cancer and 239 cases o ... Read on »
Register for FREE Skin Cancer Screening with Skin Cancer Takes Friends Program (sponsored by Olay and the American Society for D by Nicki Z. Patient Expert Posted Thu 14 May 2009 1:07pm Kim Raver is a celebrity endorsement for the 2009 Skin Cancer Takes Friends Program. Each year, over 59,000 new cases of melanoma are diagnosed in the United States alone, according to 2007 estimates from the American Cancer Society. While melanoma exhibits an impressive 99% localized 5-year survival rate and a 91% overall 5-year survival ... Read on »
Skin Cancer: Who are the people most prone to getting skin cancer? by DrEmilyAltman Posted Sat 07 May 2011 3:34pm Dr. Altman’s answer to “Who are the people most prone to getting skin cancer?” on Quora The majority of skin cancers are due to sun exposure, so in general, people who are most susceptible to sun damage and/or have had the most sun exposure are most likely to get skin cancer. Melanin is the pigment in the skin that protects from ... Read on »
Cancer From The Sun - The Scourge Of Malignant Melanoma Skin Cancer by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 12 Apr 2009 11:21pm Melanocytes are the cells that produce melanin. Melanin gives dark or tan color to the skin. But, when one of these cells gets out of control, it can produce one of the most dangerous cancers known. And more than 52,3237 people are told that they have melanoma every year just inside the USA. Risks for getting Malignant Melanoma The most com ... Read on »
Killer Cancer Code Cracked in the UK – Lung and Skin Cancer by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 17 Dec 2009 8:31am Now that the code has been “cracked” this will lead to the creation of drugs that will be able to target these areas, and maybe even a cure.  This is truly big news as the 2 of the most deadly types of cancer have been identified for targeting.  A blood test will be able to help diagnose in time. The key here too will be sequencing more ... Read on »
Has scare-mongering around skin cancer contributed to the resurgence in rickets? by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 30 Nov 2012 3:46pm I spotted this article earlier this week in the UK national newspaper The Telegraph. It concerns warnings about vitamin D deficiency, and particularly how the less-than-brilliant summer we had in the UK can only add to our woes in this respect. The end result may well be an upsurge in the rates of rickets (poorly developed and deformed bone) in ... Read on »
FDA Approves Picato Topical Skin Gel For Treatment of Actinic Keratosis Which Can Lead to Skin Cancer by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 26 Jan 2012 8:17pm This is great news as it can be used for as little as 2 or 3 days and be effective as you don’t really know which AK will turn into cancer or not.  In clinical trials more treated with the gel were cleared from the actinic keratosis than those with a placebo.  BD  FDA approved ingenol mebutate (Picato, LEO Pharma) gel (0.015%, 0.05% ... Read on »
It's Skin Cancer Awareness Month! by kerri0829 Posted Fri 01 May 2009 12:00am May 1st marks the first day of Skin Cancer Awareness Month. What a great way to start it off with me promoting UV Skinz! This is a company that provides swimwear for kids that is UV protected. They are doing an awesome thing this month in honor of Skin Cancer Awareness. Here is their offer: In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, UV Skinz is ... Read on »
National Skin Cancer Awareness Month by Debra S. Posted Fri 20 May 2011 3:09pm May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month but every month we should be aware of the sun and its effect on our skin and health. It takes as little as 15 minutes for unprotected skin to be damaged by the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. That’s a quick errand, a trek to the subway or waiting for the school bus to come and drop off the kids. Think yo ... Read on »
Skin Cancer Could Lead to More Cancers... by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Tue 09 Sep 2008 2:12am If you go to the beach, you’ll see plenty of sun-toasted people just itching to get skin cancer. Here’s the problem with that, a new study claims skin cancer can increase your risk of developing other cancers —yikes! The research appears in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. WebMD reports: Melanoma is the deadliest skin cance ... Read on »