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Skin Cancer

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Study: UV Radiation May Be Addictive

New research shows there may be something addictive about UV radiation.

08/15/2014

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Expert Explains How To Recognize Melanoma And Prevent It

With pool season kicking off this weekend, experts say it’s a good time to remind everyone about sun safety.

05/23/2014

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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.

05/19/2014

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The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This Summer

Now that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it’s time to get serious about protecting yourself.

06/03/2013

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Is There A Connection Between Tattoos & Skin Cancer?

Many studies have been done in recent years looking for a possible link between tattoos and skin cancer. While they haven’t found a direct connection, doctors still say, if you have a tattoo, keep a very close eye on it this coming summer.

05/08/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Skin Cancer

Dr. Gerald Pifer and KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino hosted this week’s Skin Cancer edition of Medical Frontiers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/25/2013

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Skin Cancer Detection Apps Prove Unreliable

Can skin cancer be diagnosed over the phone? A study at the University of Pittsburgh says be wary.

01/17/2013

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Cowher Throws Support Behind Group Aimed At Wiping Out Melanoma

The rumors about former Steelers coach Bill Cowher returning to coaching have swirled for years, but Cowher says he’s happy working for CBS Sports as an analyst.

05/16/2012

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Genetics May Play Role In Risk For Skin Cancer

You can’t change your genetic makeup, but it could be playing a big role in whether or not you are at risk of getting cancer.

06/22/2011

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