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The cancers that most frequently affect men are prostate, colon, lung and skin cancer. Knowing about these types of cancer—and how they can be prevented or found early—can save your life. Prostate Cancer The chance of getting prostate cancer...
McClatchy TribuneRhonda McCartt was in shock when a mammogram and biopsy revealed precancerous cells in her breast. In the past, such a diagnosis would have been a signal to wait and worry, with close monitoring to see whether the cells became cancerous. These days, as...
Tags: Tumors, Obesity, Cancer, Breast Cancer, Health
KIAHPeople have relied on them for years to get that so called "healthy glow," but now a leading, global research group says tanning beds are a significant cancer hazard. The World Health Organization is now categorizing tanning beds under the highest cancer...
HealthKey.com contributorWhat is a birthmark? Birthmarks are spots on the skin that typically appear at birth or shortly after. Some are benign and may fade or disappear, but you may want to remove yours for cosmetic or health reasons. What are the different types?...
Tags: Dermatology, Surgery
HealthKey.com contributorMelanoma causes the most fatalities of all skin cancers, according to The Skin Cancer Foundation. But early detection and treatment can literally "save your skin." What Is It? Melanoma is a malignant tumor that forms in the cells that make melanin,...
As a sun lover with a fair complexion and a history of blistering sunburns, I've spent much of the last decade waiting for skin cancer. So when I noticed that a fleshy pink nodule on the side of my head seemed to be growing exponentially, I headed to...
HealthKey.com contributorIf you'd enjoy using your analytical and interpersonal skills to help people achieve and maintain healthier skin, consider a career as a dermatologist. What They Do Dermatologists are physicians who specialize in diagnosing, treating and preventing skin...
HealthKey.com contributorMay is Skin Cancer Awareness month. Part of being aware is knowing what to look for, especially when it comes to suspicious-looking moles. Read on to learn about what's normal and what may be cause for alarm. What's a "Normal" Mole? Normal moles are...
WGN NewsFourth Annual Teb's Troops' March on Melanoma Chicago 5K Sunday, July 25 9:00 a.m. Montrose Harbor www.tebstroops.org Free skin screens by a dermatologist on a first come, first served basis Tips on melanoma detection and prevention: Limit or avoid...
KIAHWe're hearing some startling new numbers about skin cancer. We all know people with fair skin have a greater risk for developing the potentially deadly disease, but a closer look at the numbers reveal death rates are much higher for people with darker...
HealthKey.com contributor"Mom, dad, can I go out and play?" How many times have you heard that? Even from an early age, kids love to spend time outdoors. Unfortunately, 54 percent of children burn or tan in their second summer, and 22 percent burn in their first, according to the...
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