‘Dermatoscope’ Can Identify Skin Cancer Without Scarring BiopsyEvery year, nearly 5.5-million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. and even more surgical biopsies have to be performed to tell if a mole is cancerous.
Seen At 11: High-Tech Tools Can Help You Avoid Sunburns This SummerThis new technology is designed to crunch the numbers so you know how long you can stay outside and what level of protection you need.
Melanoma Monday: Tips On Being Sun Smart And Important Signs To Look ForOver $8 billion a year is spent treating skin cancer and one in five people will get the disease. Melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer, claims a life every 54 minutes.
FDA Approved Drug Combo Is Giving New Hope To Patients With Malignant MelanomaOnce it spreads, fewer than one in ten patients survive, but a new therapy is changing those numbers dramatically and saving countless lives.
Officials Emphasizing The Importance Of Skin Protection Amid Rising Cancer RatesAs you get ready to break out the bathing suit and hit the beach, medical professionals are emphasizing the importance of skin protection.
‘Pembrolizumab’ Immunotherapy Offers New Hope To Melanoma PatientsIn the past, when melanoma spread to other organs and reached stage 4, the average survival time was only 6 to 10 months.
Rep. Maloney Launches Initiative To Keep Minors Out Of Tanning BedsOn Saturday, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney joined health officials in announcing a new initiative that would establish a nationwide ban on the use of tanning beds by those who are less than 18-years-old.
Surprising Sun Care Facts You May Not KnowEveryone knows you need to apply sunscreen early and often when you go out in the sun, but did you know alcohol, Aspirin, and yogurt can all affect your risk for skin cancer?
Boomer & Carton: Mr. Phil Simms Talks Skin HealthIt wasn't all health-related though, as the guys talked about the ever-changing NFL rule book and CBS' decision to add retired referee Mike Carey to its football coverage.
Dr. Max Gomez: Government Proposes New Guidelines For Vitamin D Screening Many doctors still believe that screening and vitamin D supplements are important for good health.
Dr. Max Gomez: ‘Tis The Season To Liberally Apply Sunscreen The unofficial start of summer serves as an annual reminder to use sunscreen whenever you head outdoors.
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.