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.
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.
Wait, Gigi has moles? Yep, despite what magazines and advertisers may have you believe, the 20-year-old model has a spattering of prominent dark beauty marks scattered across her chest and torso. On the cover of the March issue of Vogue China, these have been completely removed causing fans to cry out in protest. ALSO SEE: Snickers pokes fun at Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue with Photoshop fails ad One commenter on Twitter asked, “Gigi, why does VS often photoshop out your moles?