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Am I running a Special on Melanoma? by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 15 Jul 2005 12:00am Melanoma is the rarest of the skin cancers, but the only skin cancer that has a reasonable possibility of killing you. These things can be nasty like the alien in one of those Sigourney Weaver movies. It is summer, so don’t just buy that sun screen….wear it! Skin cancers are a consequence of lifetime sun exposure and melanoma is thought t ... Read on »
One Year. A Melanoma Update by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted Mon 05 Aug 2013 1:06am It's been a year since I was first diagnosed with melanoma and many things have changed in my life. I've had two operations, one of them major. I've had check ups, physiotherapy and more moles removed. I spent months hanging out in my chair recuperating. I was given the amazing news that I was cancer free.  I went to the Northwest gar ... Read on »
22-Year Survivor of Stage 4 Malignant Melanoma to Speak in Maine by Meg W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 21 Mar 2009 3:57pm Marlene McKenna of Rhode Island will speak about her experience as a 22-year survivor of Stage 4 malignant melanoma at our local macrobiotic potluck. Please come listen to Marlene's amazing story of how she survived with a prognosis of less than one year to live. Her cancer survival has been medically documented and has baffled many physicians ... Read on »
Melanoma - why are we seeing record numbers lately? by ckmiletti Patient Expert Posted Mon 11 Jul 2011 5:04pm By Rachael Combe | July 11, 2011 Coco Chanel is credited (or blamed, depending on your perspective) for inventing tanning. Legend has it she got accidentally broiled on a trip to the Riviera, and her fans, thinking everything she did was glamorous and chic, began roasting themselves in imitation. Chanel, of course, could not ... Read on »
More Melanoma Tests. This One will be an Annual Occurrence. by Rosa V. Patient Expert Posted Mon 19 Aug 2013 3:43pm I had my first annual abdominal ultrasound and chest X rays on Friday. I wasn't at all worried about it until I was standing at the desk and noticed the phrase on the bottom of my requisition form. Stage 3 melanoma. Gulp. Most of the time I can put that fact right out of my mind but waiting for yet another test brings everything rushi ... Read on »
Adult Film Star Houston Diagnosed with Melanoma by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 31 Jul 2008 8:11am Houston Help Site The adult film star known as Houston has developed Stage III melanoma. This was apparently found in a lymph node in her arm. She is scheduled for chemotherapy and has already had surgery. According to her blog, the primary site of this cancer has not been identified. Melanoma usually arises from a skin site due to sun exposu ... Read on »
Little Miss Sunshine Meet Little Miss Melanoma by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 12:06am by Leane Scoz Awwww, summertime! Whether at the beach, the pool, the park, or backyard, you are bound to come in contact with Earth's big, round, yellow friend in the sky...the sun. But, the way the encounter is handled varies greatly from person to person. Some people welcome the warm rays from the sun and choose to apply littl ... Read on »
John McCain, Melanoma, and Plastic Surgery by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 01 Sep 2008 7:13pm CancerPage As the Presidential campaign approaches, John McCain is again under fire for his history of melanoma and the surgery (plastic surgery too?) that may have went along with it. It appears that he had had four melanoma lesions, only one of which was serious enough to be a real threat to his life. That one was apparently on this left temp ... Read on »
Causes of Skin Cancer - Basal Cell Carcinoma, Melanoma or Squamous Cell Carcinoma, do you know the r by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 4:32pm The incidence of skin cancer has increased greatly in recent years, due in part to greater exposure to UV radiation from the sun. In 1990, 600,000 Americans were diagnosed with either basal cell or squamous cell cancers. This is up from 400,000 in 1980, a staggering 50% increase.   Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world ... Read on »
The Danny Fund – Research and Development To Find the cure for Melanoma by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 03 Feb 2009 12:08am 1 Comment   As seen on the Super bowl, Bruce Springsteen speaking out with his support to find the cure for Melanoma, skin cancer after the loss of his friend and band member, Danny Federici,  this year to melanoma.   There are a couple free songs available for download a well.  Below is an excerpt from one of the pages about the Federici.  Additional ... Read on »