Melanoma Skin Cancer News & Features
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- Black Men at Increased Risk of Dying From Melanoma: Study
July 12, 2023 — Black men are 26% more likely to die of melanoma, compared to White men with the disease, a new study shows.
- Survey: Most Americans Behind in Getting Checked for Skin Cancer
June 13, 2023 — A new survey from the Prevent Cancer Foundation says most adults haven’t had their skin checked in at least a year, even though skin cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis and the easiest to prevent.
- Melanoma and Pregnancy: What to Know
May 1, 2023 — Research shows that 1 in 1,000 women will be diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy. And melanoma is the most common cancer these patients will be diagnosed with. Here's what to know.
- ‘Personalized’ Cancer Vaccines Head to Phase III Trial
April 17, 2023 — Researchers this past weekend unveiled clinical trial results for a “major breakthrough” that would personalize cancer treatment. In an early trial, personalized cancer vaccines reduced the risk of recurrence or death among people with late-stage melanoma by 44%.
- Living With Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma
Learn how sun protection, skin checks, and emotional wellness can all help boost your health as you live with advanced basal cell carcinoma.
- How Artificial Intelligence Helps Diagnose Skin Cancer
Artificial intelligence (AI) is ramping up how dermatologists diagnose skin conditions, even serious cancers like melanoma.
- Practical Advice on Living With Melanoma
Most melanomas can be removed by surgery. After that, how can you best make sure you don’t have to deal with it again?
- Protect Yourself From a Repeat Episode of Melanoma
How to stay safe if you've already had skin cancer.
- Stay Safe in the Sun After Skin Cancer
Are beach days and baseball games a thing of the past when you've had skin cancer? They don't have to be. Follow these tips to protect yourself from UV rays.
- The Skin Cancer Risk from Tanning Beds
Despite what some people say, indoor tanning can cause melanoma.
- Fashion Designer Marc Jacobs Launches Melanoma T-Shirt Campaign
Fashion designer Marc Jacobs’ melanoma awareness naked T-shirt campaign is taking off.
- Skin Cancer Danger: Not Just in Summer
Snow on the ground doesn't mean you don't have to worry about sun exposure. Sunburns -- and skin cancer -- can happen even in winter months.