Doctors Using Herpes Virus To Treat Patient With Melanoma TumorThe virus enters only the melanoma cells and kills them. It also releases immune system proteins to boost the body's fight against the cancer.
Remedy Or Ruse: Doctors Issue Warning About Use Of 'Black Salve' As Cure For Skin CancerDoctors are issuing a warning about an unproven alternative treatment called "black salve" being used for skin cancer.
Common Blood Pressure Medicine Linked To Skin CancerResearchers have found a connection between a common medicine for high blood pressure and a certain type of cancer.
Doctors Warn That Gel Manicures Using UV Light Could Cause CancerDermatology specialists are warning about the potential dangers of gel manicures saying that the UV lamps can put people at a higher risk for cancer.
Study: Majority Of Melanomas Come From New MolesWhen it comes to skin cancer, melanoma is less common than other types, but it’s much more aggressive. That’s why it’s important to keep an eye on your skin, especially when you see a new mole form.
New Tool Helps Detect Skin Cancer, Improves Identification AccuracyHas skin cancer finally met its match? There's a new tool to help identify skin cancer.
Wearable Patch Helps Detect Dangerous UV RaysOne in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.
Doctors Turn To Topical Cream To Treat Common Skin CancerThe cream, initially developed for warts, harnesses the immune system to fight the skin cancer.
Experts Warn About New Social Media Trend Called Sunburn ArtA new social media trend is taking over Instagram but experts warn it could be very dangerous.
Preventing Skin Cancer: What One Addition To A Local Park Can Do To HelpWe've all seen dispensers with hand sanitizer in public places. But what if there were sunscreen dispensers? A recent addition to a local park might be a game-changer in preventing skin cancer.
Study: UV Radiation May Be AddictiveNew research shows there may be something addictive about UV radiation.
Expert Explains How To Recognize Melanoma And Prevent ItWith pool season kicking off this weekend, experts say it’s a good time to remind everyone about sun safety.
May Is Melanoma Awareness MonthAfter 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.
The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This SummerNow 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.
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.