• The most surprising places melanoma can hide
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    Korin Miller

    The most surprising places melanoma can hide

    When you check your skin for suspicious moles, you probably look at your arms, chest, stomach, back, and legs. But those aren't the only places melanoma can show up.

  • What it's like to have the deadliest form of skin cancer
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    Rachel Grumman Bender

    What it's like to have the deadliest form of skin cancer

    Tracy Callahan, a mom of two, has faced multiple bouts of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. She hopes to motivate others to be sun smart so they won't have to face what she's been through.

  • This is why redheads are more at risk for melanoma
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    Yahoo Beauty

    This is why redheads are more at risk for melanoma

    A new study sheds light on why redheads are more at risk for melanoma.

  • This Young Woman Says Bikini Selfies Saved Her Life
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    Korin Miller

    This Young Woman Says Bikini Selfies Saved Her Life

    Cloe Jordan told CATERS News that she first started paying closer attention to a mole on her stomach after she developed a bikini selfie habit. Jordan says that she felt her mole was “getting in the way” when she took pictures.

  • Scientists Discover New Drug That Stops the Spread of 90% of Melanoma Cells
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    Korin Miller

    Scientists Discover New Drug That Stops the Spread of 90% of Melanoma Cells

    Melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer. Despite efforts to raise public awareness about the disease, cases of melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, have been on the rise in the United States for years. Now, scientists have discovered a new drug that can stop metastasis of the disease, that is, the development of melanoma cells elsewhere in the body — by as much as 90 percent.

  • Heartbroken Mom Warns Others After 18-Year-Old Daughter Dies of Skin Cancer
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    Jenna Birch

    Heartbroken Mom Warns Others After 18-Year-Old Daughter Dies of Skin Cancer

    At just 18 years old, Freja Nicholson lost her life to melanoma — one of the most common cancers in young adults.

  • Open letter: Why no tan is a good tan
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    Yahoo Canada Style

    Open letter: Why no tan is a good tan

    As part of an ongoing series, Yahoo Canada is profiling personal experiences in open letters. For more from the series, click here. 

  • More than half of people with melanoma have no moles
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    Gail Johnson

    More than half of people with melanoma have no moles

    Most patients with melanoma, it turns out, had few moles and no atypical ones at all. Published in the JAMA Dermatology online journal, the study looked at 566 patients with melanoma, which is the deadliest form of skin cancer. In patients younger than 60, having more than 50 total moles was associated with reduced risk of thick melanoma, a key prognostic indicator for the disease.

  • The FDA Wants to Ban Teens From Tanning
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    Noël Duan

    The FDA Wants to Ban Teens From Tanning

    The FDA proposes stricter regulations of indoor tanning in the United States.