Skin cancer doesn’t always look the same, and there are three variations that can appear very differently on your skin.
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.
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.
Summer is finally here, which means that all signs are pointing toward carefree living. However, the one thing that cannot be neglected in the upcoming months is the use of SPF. The damaging effects of the sun are often talked about, but the amount of people that work to protect themselves from it are still lacking.
To test these establishments' practices, researchers posed as teenagers and phoned tanning salons in the states that have banned indoor tanning to minors.
Two types of skin cancer are on the rise. Over a 10-year period, the number of diagnoses of two nonmelanoma skin cancers has increased at an alarming rate.
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.
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.
After a mole on her back turned out to be skin cancer, Khloe Kardashian is urging others to do full-body skin checks and report anything suspicious to a dermatologist.
Study: While Caucasians have a higher risk of skin cancer compared to the general population, people with skin of color are less likely to survive the disease.
At just 18 years old, Freja Nicholson lost her life to melanoma — one of the most common cancers in young adults.
A new blow-up slide sprays SPF 50 as you go down it, instantly protecting your skin from sunburn. All we want to know is, where can we get our hands on one?
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.
You should always apply, and re-apply SPF, when you’re outside (or even inside by a window), but if you find yourself with a sunburn, there are some emergency measures you can take to save your skin.