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...
Skin cancer tumors grow significantly with delayed treatment
November 17, 2010
Northwestern University researchers found that more than 70 percent of study participants cited denial as the primary reason why they delay treatment for nonmelanoma skin cancers, which can lead to significant tumor growth that is more difficult to treat.More...
Drugs may have new use to fight skin cancer
August 10, 2010
Drugs approved for a variety of uses are gaining attention from researchers hoping to find a "chemopreventive" method of preventing skin cancer.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...
Skin cancer_ most common cancer, but highly preventable
June 3, 2010
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer, but with strong precautions against sun exposure, it is highly preventable. And with early detection, it has one of the highest survival rates, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation (SCF).More...
Most common form of skin cancer may be reduced by anti-inflammatory drug
January 22, 2010
Celecoxib, an anti-inflammatory prescription drug, may reduce the risk of basal cell carcinomas, the most common form of cancer in Americans.More...
Florida dermatology group teaches kids about skin cancer in generous way
January 13, 2010
A Florida dermatology association has come up with a generous way to teach children about sun safety and the risks of skin cancer.More...