skin cancer Archives

TGen, Mayo Clinic chart path to skin cancer treatments

An article in the journal Cell by top scientists from the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and Mayo Clinic in Arizona details how two relatively new drugs are helping patients with basal cell carcinoma. Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer, producing nearly 2.8 million new cases annually in the U.S., and… Read More →

The Burning Issue of Sun Damage, Skin Cancer

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By Kristine Cannon & Remi Omodara Summer: the season for temporary solutions — such as that crash diet to slim down for your leave-little-to-the-imagination bikini; and, let’s not forget about those days spent tanning either on the beach or in the tanning booth, just for a bit more color. While some bad habits can be… Read More →

American Academy of Dermatology Releases Skin Cancer Self-Exam Video

American Academy of Dermatology Releases Skin Cancer Self-Exam Video
by in Prevention

Summer has come to a close, and fall is upon us here in the Valley. And it couldn’t have been a better time for the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) to release a new video titled, “Skin Self-Exam: How to Do,” which demonstrates how to check your skin for cancer and what to look for.… Read More →

Top 5 Health Screenings Every Woman Should Have

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Preventative health screenings are important but there is conflicting information about who needs them, when the right time is to get screened and how often certain tests should be done. May is National Women’s Health Month so it’s time to set the record straight and take health matters into your own hands. “Preventative health screenings… Read More →