Skin cancer warnings haven't deterred tanning
May 4, 2011
Young women in their teens and early 20's regularly visit tanning salons and frequently tan outdoors in spite of strong warnings that they risk developing skin cancer, according to a survey taken by the American Academy of Dermatology.More...
Genetic study will help diagnose and treat melanoma
April 21, 2011
The DNA coding of the most serious form of skin cancer has been surveyed by researchers from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and has turned up important information that will help diagnose and treat melanoma.More...
Researchers declare 'breakthrough' in melanoma study
December 23, 2010
A new study may offer some hope to melanoma patients during this holiday season.More...
Indoor tanning limits sought to curb skin cancers
June 30, 2010
State efforts to limit access to indoor tanning are growing as evidence shows that the activity contributes to the incidence of skin cancer, according to the American Academy of Dermatology Association (AADA). Some legislation is pending, and 32 states already restrict minors in their use of indoor tanning.More...