These Are The States With The Highest Risk For Melanoma Linked To UV RaysStates with the highest rates of melanoma cases linked to ultraviolet radiation are spread across the United States on the East and West coasts, in Hawaii and in landlocked states, according to a study published Monday in the International Journal of Cancer.
Skin Cancer And The Dark Days of WinterWinter is here and the days are short. It may not be foremost on your mind, but checking for skin cancer should still be a part of your routine. If you notice any changes in your skin, talk with your primary care physician.
Cases Of Melanoma Are Falling Among Young People In The United States, Study SaysCases of melanoma fell among people younger than 30 in the United States from 2006 to 2015, suggesting efforts to encourage protection from the sun are paying off, a new study says.
US Lacrosse Joins With Claire Marie Foundation To Lower Melanoma Rates In Young Lacrosse PlayersUS Lacrosse has entered into a new agreement with the Claire Marie Foundation to work together in reducing the diagnosis of melanoma among adolescents and young adults within the lacrosse community.
Skin Cancer: Early Detection Can Save Your LifeRemember to put on your sunscreen before heading outdoors.
Too Much Sun Increases Risk Of MelanomaSummer is a time to sport shorts, tees and tanks; play outside or hit the beach.
Former News Anchor Creates Foundation To Honor Late DaughterThe mole was there for as long as she and her family could remember -- on the bony part of her ankle, usually covered with a sock, so she rarely thought about it.
Surgeon General: Tanning Is Behind Sharp Spike in Skin Cancer RatesAs rates of other cancers have declined, rates of the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma, have increased more than 200 percent from 1973 to 2011, according to a new "Call to Action" report from the Surgeon General's Office.
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.
Monday, July 2, 2012Ron Matz was in Patterson Park talking about the weekend's violent storms. Don Scott and Marty Bass had "Coffee With" Bill Cower and Elizabeth Hale.
FDA's New Sunscreen Regulations Hope To Provide More ClarityWith the hope of protecting consumers from skin damage, the FDA is making major changes to the way sunscreens are labeled.
Ex-Parks Chief, Smithsonian Head Kennedy DiesFormer National Park Service director Roger Kennedy, who staunchly defended his agency from budget cuts, has died at age 85. He had melanoma.