CBS2 Has What You Need To Know About MelanomaMelanoma is the least common skin cancer, but it is by far the deadliest, and on the rise.
‘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.
Study Suggests Drinking White Wine Might Increase Risk Of MelanomaA new study in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention analyzed health records of more than 200,000 white people and found that just one drink of alcohol a day raised the risk of melanoma by 13 percent.
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.
‘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.
Study: Using SPF 30 Sunscreen Reduces Melanoma Risk By 80 PercentA new study suggests sunscreen does more than protect against sunburns.
Seen At 11: Study Says Severe Acne May Be Linked To Increased Cancer Risk Later In LifeAcne can be embarrassing and annoying, but now there may be a deadly disease associated with the skin condition.
Possible Link Between Melanoma, Viagra Could Have Users Feeling A Little BlueThe study is worrisome, 25,000 male health professionals were followed for ten years. During that time researchers tracked which men developed melanoma, and whether they took Viagra.
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.
What To Do When Summer Fun Ends In Injury Summer is in full swing and the kids are out having fun, but what happens when all that running around ends with accidents and injuries?
NJ May Ban The Use Of Tanning Beds By Kids Under 17New Jersey lawmakers may soon vote on a compromise measure that would bar anyone under 17 from using indoor tanning beds.
B&C Morning Show: Bill Cowher Has A Thing Or Two To SayBill Cowher graced Boomer & Craig with his presents this morning in the Allstate Studio and was in a bit of a chatty mood.
Health Advocates Want All N.J. Minors Banned From Tanning SalonsThe American Cancer Society says the rate of skin cancer, otherwise known as melanoma, has increased in the Garden State by 43 percent over the last 10 years and says indoor tanning booths are a major factor.
HealthWatch: Sunscreen Label ChangesThe FDA will require manufacturers to test sunscreens for protection against both types of ultraviolet rays. UVB rays cause burning, UVA rays cause wrinkling, and both cause cancer.
HealthWatch: Melanoma MedicationResearchers say vemurafenib is a breakthrough and cause for celebration when it comes to slowing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.