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Of moles and men â?? how sunlight and moles affect the risk of melanoma by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Fri 14 Aug 2009 5:12pm An article in the Sunday Times yesterday claimed that “sunshine is not the main cause of the most dangerous form of skin cancer” and that “warnings about the perils of sunbathing are scaring people unnecessarily.” The Sunday Times piece was based on a new study published in Nature Genetics that looked for variations in people’s genes that incr ... Read on »
If the changed mole is on the sole of your foot by chenxiao Posted Fri 26 Oct 2012 2:28am If youve discovered moles on the soles of your feet, you may ugg boots sale be wondering if youve cause for concern. That depends on a few things. First of all, while not the most common place for a mole to show up, moles can and do appear on the soles of feet. In fact, moles can show up on just about any part of your dermis (skin), even be ... Read on »
I Want My Slice of the Pie! Part 3 by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 06 Aug 2012 3:00am What if we went along and always followed the rules?  Wouldn't this be a better world?  So goes the thinking but my cynical side tells me that we need to look out for unintended consequences.  As you probably know by now, the USPSTF recently gave prostate cancer screening w/PSA a Grade D recommendation .  The rationale was no evidence of be ... Read on »
Taking a daily vitamin pill co ... by John R. Posted Fri 02 Mar 2012 4:18am Taking a daily vitamin pill could prevent skin cancer, scientists claim Utter rubbish. If vitamin A taken through a tablet works, it should also work when taken in food. It doesn't. Maybe all that has happened is that pill takers are more likely to guard their health and stay out of the sun more. Some other good points at the end of th ... Read on »
Skin cancer: Why it’s Important to Catch this Common Disease Early by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Mon 31 May 2010 7:12am This week, we've used the blog to talk about Vitamin D and Protecting Your Skin . Today we tackle skin cancer. It's beautiful and sunny today in Baltimore, but remember to put on your sunscreen before heading outdoors. About one million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. every year, and one in 5 Americans will be diagnosed with sk ... Read on »
The dark side of sunscreens by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 30 Apr 2012 1:57pm Here in London, UK, the weather today has been quite summery. And it’s this time of year where we generally begin to see a rash of articles in the press warning us about the perils of sunlight and the need to slather on our sunscreen. People generally use sunscreen to prevent burning. But public health campaigns often allude to the use of sunsc ... Read on »
Phrases I didn’t want to hear, part one: by Respiratory Therapy Patient Expert Posted Thu 31 Jul 2008 7:06pm “Congratulations. You survived your first biopsy.” Not thrilled about that one. The odds are stacked in my favor. I will quite probably be fine. But because I spend my days working with people who have had the odds crap on their lives, I am frightened. Intellectually, I know that I will probably be fine. People my age don’t typically ge ... Read on »
Keep Your Body Healthy For Fewer Skin Tags,Moles And Warts by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 Apr 2009 11:15pm Moles and warts are quite common and it’s easy to remove them. But what if you have skin tags? Can you also remove them? Skin tags create cosmetic problems and insurance companies don’t cover such procedure. You need to spend money right from your pockets if you want to remove these unsightly lesions. Since not all people have the capacity to ... 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 »
News digest – important cancer conference, blind mole rats, pregnancy tests, and more by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Sat 10 Nov 2012 12:00am President Obama’s re-election notwithstanding, and from our perspective at least, the main media event this week was the National Cancer Research Institute’s annual conference. Cancer doctors and researchers from around the world met in Liverpool to discuss progress and challenges in the fight against cancer. We summarised the key t ... Read on »