Articles for Tag: "melanoma"

Raising awareness about ‘killer in disguise’ could save lives 
Raising awareness about ‘killer in disguise’ could save lives
New research suggests restrictions on this popular activity could prevent tens of thousands of cases of one deadly form of cancer.
Quiz: How much do you know about melanoma? 
Quiz: How much do you know about melanoma?
It occurs primarily on the skin, but where else can it originate? Test your knowledge of this deadly cancer.
Do you need routine full-body skin cancer screenings? 
Do you need routine full-body skin cancer screenings?
A panel of medical experts concludes there is not enough evidence to prove the exams help reduce the number of deaths from melanoma.
Skin cancer: Sun exposure is just one piece of the puzzle 
Skin cancer: Sun exposure is just one piece of the puzzle
Researchers discover there are genetic causes underlying men’s increased risk for melanoma.
Sunscreen myth can be deadly 
Sunscreen myth can be deadly
A common misconception about dark skin is one reason why people are missing signs that something is wrong.
Your right arm could indicate your melanoma risk 
Your right arm could indicate your melanoma risk
The number of moles on your right arm could prove to be a quick, reliable indicator of your skin cancer risk.
Dynamic approach improves sun safety, study finds 
Dynamic approach improves sun safety, study finds
New research shows families benefit from receiving more education and reinforcement on sun protection habits.