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Published: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 14:51:22 -0600

 



Effective Ways To Prevent Melanoma Cancer

Thu, 19 May 2016 07:16:28 -0500

Being diagnosed with a life-threatening disease can be very hard and overwhelming. It can bring up a range of emotions, and it can raise more questions than answers. A multitude of organizations and societies can help each person address the challenges of coping with a new diagnosis through a variety of resources.



Debunking Skin Cancer Myths

Mon, 07 Mar 2016 10:52:24 -0600

There was once a time, when hearing that someone is suffering from cancer was a rare thing, because cancer was not a prominent disease. However, today, most people know someone who is suffering from cancer in some part of their body. Skin cancer has become one of the most prevalent types of cancer.



The Basics of Skin Cancer

Fri, 26 Feb 2016 07:48:44 -0600

There was once a time, when cancer was a disease that was considered rare and something that was almost unheard of, for most people. Today, the doctors encounter a growing number of people who are being affected by the same. What is alarming is that there are so many types of cancers these days and that many times detecting them becomes a tough task.



Important Facts About Skin Cancer Prevention That You Should Know

Mon, 06 Apr 2015 08:49:21 -0500

Skin cancer is a skin disease that ranges in the areas of mild to the potentially more serious form of melanoma. Skin cancer is the #1 cancer type and each year more and more skin cancer is diagnosed, averaging over a million in the United States alone. Because people are not as cautious about their skin as they are with other parts of their body, skin cancer often goes unrecognized at first. Individuals may not be as alarmed at changes in their skin's moles and growths, as they would be with other health abnormalities, such as persistent heartburn, increasing pain or blood in the stool.



How I Cured My Squamous Cell Carcinoma Skin Cancer

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:18:57 -0600

Various forms of skin cancer can be easily treated using home remedies. It is important to know how the skin will react to common household items.



Skin Cancer and Tanning Beds

Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:27:55 -0600

Skin cancer continues to be the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in the United States. Skin cancer remains the second most common cancer for women between the ages of 20-29 years old. Many skin cancers are directly linked to both indoor and outdoor tanning behaviors.



Can Sunscreen Lower Melanoma Risk Effectively?

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:06:30 -0600

Statistics show that in four decades the cases of skin cancer have tripled. This naturally poses the question for protecting the skin from the UV rays of the sun as they can cause DNA changes in cells and lead to the growth of tumours. Sunscreen products are widely used, but it is important to have an idea of how well they can protect you and how they can lower melanoma risk. Find out more about their significance for the prevention of the deadliest form of skin cancer.



What Do the Latest Melanoma Studies Reveal?

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:04:48 -0500

It is a fact that melanoma is the deadliest of skin cancers. Furthermore, the rate of this type of skin cancer has doubled over the course of the last two decades. Another disturbing fact is that it is becoming ever more common in young adults and in children as well. In this situation, many research institutes and treatment centres carry out studies which are intended to identify the precise causes of this condition and to produce a cure. Learn more about some of their latest findings.



Silymarin As an Anti-Inflammatory and Inhibitor of UV-Induced Skin Damage

Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:47:58 -0500

It is a well-known fact of life that exposure to UV light, especially the UVA component, festers skin disorders like melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers. Superficial remedies such as sunscreens are effective only to a limited extent. This realization has led to investigation of new methods to protect the skin from photo-damaging effects of solar UV radiation, or "photo-carcinogenesis" as it is called. Recent years have seen considerable interest in identifying naturally-occurring botanicals, such as silymarin, with anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and which exhibit anti-carcinogenic and anti-mutagenic functionality. From the researches being conducted around the world, it may safely be concluded that Silymarin is proving to be very effective in inhibiting UV-induced skin damage, and the day may not be far when milk thistle becomes one of the major ingredients in sunscreen lotions.



5 Melanoma Facts Which You Must Know

Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:52:36 -0500

It is widely known that melanoma is the deadliest of skin cancers. However, people are still not well familiar with important facts about this condition. At the same time, this information is extremely valuable and may help to save lives. Get better informed now so that you can start taking better measures for protection without delay.



How High Is Your Risk of Melanoma?

Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:51:47 -0500

As the fastest-spreading and deadliest of all skin cancers, melanoma must be taken extremely seriously. It kills thousands of people around the world every year. At the same time, when it is detected at its early stages of development, it can be treated effectively and the patients have very high chances of survival. For these reasons, you need to assess your risk and take adequate measures to protect yourself. Here are the factors which you must take into account for proper risk assessment.



3 Of the Leading Causes of Skin Cancer

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:41:39 -0500

Skin cancer is mainly caused by the harmful UVA and UVB radiations of the sun. Even the UV rays in tanning beds and solariums are cancer inducing. The other major causes of cancer are chemicals and skin conditions. Cancer could also be caused due to genetic conditions and age.



Lower the Risk of Melanoma With Self-Exams

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:09:35 -0500

Over the past 30 years, the number of new cases of melanoma has been increasing by 2.7% every year. This is one of the most common types of cancer and the deadliest of all skin cancers. It is curable if it is diagnosed early, however. The self-exams are among the main methods for prevention and early detection. Find out how to carry out such exams.



How to Recognise the Main Melanoma Symptoms

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:09:32 -0500

Tens of thousands of new cases of melanoma are diagnosed every year. This is the deadliest type of skin cancer. It affects people of all ages and ethnical backgrounds. At the same time, when it is caught at the early stages of its development, it is curable. The 10-year survival rate is 95% when the condition is diagnosed at its first stage. That is why it is important for every person to know the main symptoms and how to recognise them.



4 Skin Cancer Myths Debunked

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:09:29 -0500

How much do you know about skin cancer? The reality is that many people are unaware of the dangers associated with this serious medical condition. Find out the truth behind some of the most widespread myths. This will help you to protect yourself and your loved ones in the best possible way.



2 Activities Which Can Increase Your Skin Cancer Risk

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:09:26 -0500

In most countries around the world, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer. The number of patients diagnosed with it is constantly growing. One of the major reasons for this is that people are not well aware of the factors which increase their risk of getting this condition. In addition to genetics and skin tone, there are other factors which can put you at higher risk. Among them, you will find activities which are enjoyed by most of us.



Children and Melanoma - What Parents Should Know

Tue, 13 May 2014 13:39:01 -0500

Skin cancer is becoming ever more common around the world with melanoma affecting a growing number of teenagers and young adults. In this situation, it is natural to ask yourself whether your children are at risk and how you can protect them. Find out everything which you need to know so that you can take the most effective preventive measures.



How High Is Your Risk of Skin Cancer?

Tue, 13 May 2014 13:32:42 -0500

Millions of people around the world are diagnosed with skin cancer every year. This condition is treatable in the early stages of its development. It can be effectively prevented as well. Find out whether you are at high risk so that you can take the right measures for prevention as soon as possible.



Top 4 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Melanoma

Tue, 13 May 2014 13:17:36 -0500

There are more frequently occurring types of skin cancer, but melanoma is the deadliest of all. Furthermore, it is becoming more common especially in countries like Australia and New Zealand which have the highest incidence of the condition in the world. The good news is that it can be prevented. Find out what the most effective methods for prevention are.



Important Facts on Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

Tue, 13 May 2014 13:16:16 -0500

Even though melanoma is the most lethal, it is not the most common type of skin cancer. If you want to take the best measures for prevention, you should learn more about the non-melanoma types as well. Find out the main things which you need to know about them.



Reasons Why Everyone Should Understand Cancer

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 06:45:32 -0500

Cancer has been there for a long time and thus would be difficult to imagine a person who has never heard of the illness. If not us, most of us have had friends, acquaintances or family members who have been affected by the disease. Cancer has affected many of us either directly or indirectly and hence, understanding cancer should be our responsibility.



Nodular Melanoma - Why Early Detection Is Key

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 07:41:22 -0600

It is important for the early detection of skin cancer (as with all cancers). However, sometimes those little blemishes, bumps and marks that may indicate the on-set of the development of skin cancer, seem to just go by unnoticed.



Can Age Spots Become Cancerous? Treatment and Prevention

Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:49:38 -0600

As we all begin to get older - those little dark brown marks that appear on the skin tend to become more prominent. However, although they are mainly associated with getting older; many are actually a direct response to the sun.



Signs and Symptoms of Melanoma Skin Cancer

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:16:07 -0600

Melanoma Skin Cancer is started in the cells that produce pigments. These cells are called Melanocytes. The Melanin that is the cause of skin, eyes and hair color is the result of these cells.



Discover How To Receive Effective Skin Cancer Treatment - 5 Easy To Follow Steps

Tue, 29 Oct 2013 13:08:29 -0500

I'm going to guide you through 5 easy to follow steps to help you gain all the knowledge required to ensure you receive the most appropriate and effective skin cancer treatments. I will also introduce you to little known strategies that you can easily implement to achieve medically proven results. Incorporate them into your daily life to give your skin the best possible chance of combating the molecular damage associated with skin cancer.



SPF Sunscreen Regulations - Things You Should Know

Tue, 15 Oct 2013 12:03:49 -0500

The FDA as of 2012 start enforcing the use of SPF ratings in sunscreens to assist the consumer in getting the best protection from the sun's rays. For many years people believed that the higher the SPF the better the protection. People were also under the impression that sunscreens were waterproof... And that just because you are driving in a car you are not in need of protection. Let us go over some of these myths.



Use Dermal Fillers to Fill Depressions

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 10:56:21 -0500

A non-surgical method, Coolsculpting relieves a patient of fat deposits accumulating in the body. It's a blessing in disguise for those who tried on dietary supplements and exercise to get rid of these components. Dermal fillers, on the other hand, are used to fill depressions in the face. There are different forms of treatments available at reputed skin cancer clinics.



Why Sun Tan Lotion Is Your New Best Friend and Life Saver

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 21:13:37 -0500

Everyone wants to look great on the beach with a golden sun tan. But did you know that malignant melanoma skin cancer cases have quadrupled since 1970 to become the number-1 skin cancer diagnosed in women who are in their 20s?



Skin Cancer - How to Tell Normal Moles From Cancerous Moles

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 08:08:02 -0500

Moles are a common sight on the skin of most people, they are even considered "sexy" by some; however, these sexy little beauty spots can often cause unwanted problems. Although, there are certain things that proud owners can look out for to keep their beauty intact.



Skin Cancer - You Need To Be Aware Of The Dangers

Mon, 10 Jun 2013 11:12:07 -0500

Skin cancer - the abnormal growth of skin cells - most often develops on skin exposed to the sun. It develops primarily on areas of sun-exposed skin, including the scalp, face, lips, ears, neck, chest, arms and hands, and on the legs. Early detection is extremely important for treatment and cure. There are steps you should take to prevent the occurrence of skin cancer.



Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Thu, 30 May 2013 13:35:21 -0500

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and we wanted to take this opportunity to educate our clients on both skin cancer prevention and detection. This is a subject close to my own heart, as I have several family members who have skin cancer and I myself have had numerous precancerous moles removed and now undergo annual checks in hopes of preventing any future issues.



Skin Cancer: Warning Signs, Prevention and Self-Examination

Fri, 26 Apr 2013 09:56:41 -0500

Skin cancer comes in three forms, but the two most common - which correspond to 90% of all cases - are the Basal Carcionoma and the Squamous. The third form of skin cancer is known and Malignant Melanoma and, as its own name suggests, this type of skin cancer is the most dangerous beyond them all. It can disseminate threw the whole body, leading to death. Therefore, it is extremely important to avoid the contraction of skin cancer and beware for warning signs and symptoms.



Guarding Against Skin Cancer

Mon, 25 Mar 2013 11:56:52 -0500

Almost everyone loves to get outside and spend a few hours in the sun; however, many people do not realize the dangers that the sun presents. Although sunlight gives energy, provides people with a mental boost, and is important for Vitamin D, too much exposure can cause someone to be diagnosed with skin cancer.



Finding A Good Facial Cancer Physician

Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:53:52 -0500

The right facial cancer physician can help you get through a challenging time in more ways than you might imagine. Find a doctor who takes a genuine interest in their patients.



How to Get a Bronze Glow Without the Tanning Bed

Wed, 06 Mar 2013 11:25:29 -0600

It is a sad fact that someone is getting the horrific news every 62 minutes that their lives will be changed for ever because of skin cancer. Skin cancer is becoming less and less rare every year, in fact statistics show an 800% increase in skin cancer. There are healthy alternatives to tanning beds and tanning in the sun such as spray tanning, sunless tanning and using self-tanners.



Mole Removal: Keeping a Keen Eye for Swift Diagnosis of Your Mole

Fri, 08 Feb 2013 10:21:38 -0600

Know the signs of skin cancer. Learn the ABCD's of suspicious moles and the types of moles for swift diagnosis.



Time To Learn The ABC's Of Melanoma

Wed, 23 Jan 2013 09:35:48 -0600

While there are many forms of skin cancer, Melanoma is the most dangerous. Therefore, it would behoove you to learn all about the ABC's of this deadly disease.



Types, Symptoms and Treatment of Skin Cancer

Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:01:55 -0600

Skin cancer, like other types of cancers, should be diagnosed and treated during the early stages. Understanding the types and symptoms will enable individuals to get to their doctor faster so that treatment can begin.



Can Tattoo Inks Cause Skin Cancer?

Mon, 31 Dec 2012 12:55:08 -0600

The dangers of tattooing have been widely publicized and are taken seriously by tattoo artists. Most customers, however, are more concerned with how the tattoo will look years down the road. Several studies have shed light on the presence of potential carcinogenic or procarcinogenic products in tattoo inks. However none of the studies conducted over recent years have confirmed a direct link between cancer and tattoo inks



My Terror in the Blackness of Hell

Thu, 20 Dec 2012 08:51:13 -0600

Four weeks after my cancer surgery, I reported to the office of radiotherapy.?I soon learned this apparatus had nothing to do with listening to the radio.



Actinic Keratosis Can Mimic Psoriasis!

Fri, 07 Dec 2012 15:19:46 -0600

Actinic Keratosis is a very common skin condition that often looks like psoriasis. Unfortunately, it is much more serious than psoriasis and must be treated in order to stop it's progression toward skin cancer.



How to Protect Your Lips From Sun Damage?

Mon, 05 Nov 2012 16:17:05 -0600

What do you often bring with you when you go swimming, beach or just going out? Hat, SunGlasses, Sunscreen... to protect your skin from the sun. On the natural side, your skin contains oil that protects it from drying out and from extreme temperatures, but your LIPS don't, which explains why they bleed so easily.



Dermatologists and Skin Cancer Treatment Options

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 12:54:41 -0500

Individuals seek out the counsel of dermatologist everyday when it comes to matters of skin cancer. They want to find out what their treatment options are and how they can quickly deal with the situation.



The Importance of Early Melanoma Detection

Thu, 18 Oct 2012 16:17:15 -0500

Survival rates are good with early melanoma detection. You can lower your chances of getting it with sunscreen and limited sun exposure. You can increase your chances of detecting it early by keeping an eye on your moles and seeing a doctor.



Skin Cancer: What You Need to Know

Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:04:58 -0500

Skin cancer is an often misunderstood disease. Because it affects the skin, rather than an organ deep within the body, many people mistakenly believe that it's not as serious as other types of cancer. Part of my responsibility as president of the American College of Mohs Surgery is to help educate people and make them aware that skin cancer, if left untreated, can be devastating.



The Second Most Common Skin Cancer

Fri, 21 Sep 2012 11:42:30 -0500

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the world. Every year between 40 and 50% of all cancer cases are diagnosed as skin cancer. Skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells that when left unchecked, spread from the skin to other tissues and organs of the body. The second most common form of skin cancer is Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Squamous cell cancer is a easily treatable and preventable type of skin cancer. However, it can still be deadly and needs to be detected and treated early.



Sunshine Is the Number One Cause of Skin Cancer

Tue, 28 Aug 2012 09:45:06 -0500

Skin cancer is the number one cancer in the world. It is estimated today there are between one and two million Americans a year being diagnosed with some type of skin cancer. There are several causes for skin cancer, but the foremost is from the sun and its ultraviolet (UV) radiation. One half of all Americans will have some type of skin cancer by the time they reach the age of 55, with the majority being 50 and older who have light/fair skin. The attitude of "it can't happen to me" can prove to be a very dangerous and deadly assumption.



Alternative Natural Treatments For Skin Cancer - Get Glowing Skin With Antioxidants and Vitamin C

Mon, 27 Aug 2012 12:08:21 -0500

Glowing skin is something we all want, some of us more than others, but everybody male or female wants to look good, so glowing skin that looks healthy and vibrant is a plus for anybody. Your skin is the largest organ of your body, protecting and nourishing is key to not only glowing radiant skin but also to your over all health. Avoiding skin cancer is a challenge today.



The Deadliest Skin Cancer, Melanoma

Fri, 24 Aug 2012 10:48:49 -0500

This is the deadliest form of skin cancer that develops in the melanocytes which are pigment cells present in the skin. It is the leading cause of skin cancer deaths however if detected early it can be completely cured.



Beating Skin Cancer - Food, PH, And Sun Exposure

Thu, 23 Aug 2012 15:10:53 -0500

Beating skin cancer can be a challenge. Just because you don't see spots of spend time in the sun doesn't mean you aren't as risk. Overcoming skin cancer has more to do with your diet then how much time you spend at the beach.



Skin Cancer Can Be a Serious Aliment

Thu, 16 Aug 2012 08:04:48 -0500

Skin cancer is usually considered an easy to cure disease. However mine came back a second time. I had the first lesion removed by a MOHS qualified surgeon. He promised me I would never need a check up. He had got it all. That was a big mistake. This is my story.



Skin Cancer Symptoms You Should Be Aware Of

Fri, 10 Aug 2012 12:53:35 -0500

Skin cancer is a disease that can be easily caused by a person's living environment or working environment. Thus, the number of people suffering from or being diagnosed with it is continuously increasing. Unfortunately, many patients do not seek treatment in time because they are not familiar with skin cancer symptoms.



What Are the Symptoms of Skin Cancer?

Wed, 08 Aug 2012 15:44:45 -0500

The symptoms of skin cancer can help patients get the best treatment at the earliest possible time. Here are some of the symptoms you should watch out for.



The Best Sunscreen To Protect You From The Sun

Tue, 17 Jul 2012 11:27:06 -0500

There are simple and easy ways to neutralize free radicals. We can start by eating a healthy and balanced diet. Fruits and vegetables are always a must have in every diet. They provide anti-oxidants which fight free radicals. In addition, we should not overexposed ourselves to the sun. Over sun bathing can definitely lead to sunburn which may lead to skin damage. An application of aloe vera to the sunburned skin will do the trick to lessen the discomfort.



Learn How To SPOT Skin Cancer

Mon, 25 Jun 2012 13:43:14 -0500

The American Academy of Dermatology is making it easier than ever for doctors and patients to educate themselves and others about skin cancer. The new SPOT Skin Cancer website is full of information about this preventable disease.



Tips for Patients Facing Mohs Surgery

Fri, 22 Jun 2012 12:42:11 -0500

Mohs surgery is an outpatient procedure to treat melanoma skin cancer. Here are several steps you can take to make your treatment go more smoothly.



Skin Cancer Checks Using Digital Imaging

Thu, 21 Jun 2012 07:58:06 -0500

For people at risk of skin cancer, especially melanoma skin cancer, digital skin cancer checks can be extremely helpful. Digital skin cancer checks use sequential imaging and expert diagnosis can aid in the early detection of changes to the skin and the identification of malignant skin cancers.



How to Spot Skin Cancer - 3 Easy Ways

Wed, 16 May 2012 13:01:28 -0500

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer. Unfortunately, some types of this cancer can be deadly. Learn how to spot skin cancer. Your life and your health may depend upon it!



Does Sunscreen Prevent Malignant Melanoma?

Thu, 10 May 2012 14:54:24 -0500

The short answer is not necessarily. Two reasons why:



Melanoma Cancer Support

Wed, 09 May 2012 13:52:09 -0500

Melanoma cancer support has always been significant in having effective control over overall numbers of cancer-deaths due to malignancy in melanocytes. Melanoma cancer is common in both primary and secondary form and most number of deaths occur due to late diagnosis or lack of proper awareness concerned with the disorder.



How to Know If You've Had Too Much Sun

Tue, 08 May 2012 17:47:19 -0500

Lounging in the sun is pleasurable, but too much sun can be a bad thing. Here's how to know if you've had too much sun.



Benefits Of Vitamin A In Reducing Melanoma Risk

Fri, 06 Apr 2012 10:01:43 -0500

Promising findings on reducing melanoma risk have come from a new study that has found that one of the benefits of vitamin a supplements might be to offer protection against disfiguring, dangerous and sometimes deadly melanoma. Despite this, researchers are not suggesting you start taking vitamin A supplements, as this nutrient can be dangerous in high doses.



Deadly Skin Cancer Types

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 09:14:01 -0500

An important warning for us all with regard to skin cancer types. Today more patients than ever survive dangerous melanoma than in past generations, but the rate of death for one form of this disease hasn't budged in 30 years.



Skin Moles Associated With Melanoma

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 13:49:58 -0500

On reading this article, reader is made aware as to what are indicators of a normal skin mole becoming cancerous. This article is very expansive on the various factors.



Vitamin D3, The "Sunshine" Vitamin

Tue, 28 Feb 2012 17:28:52 -0600

Too much or too little sunshine can lead to serious problems both inside the body and outside on the skin. Vitamin D is helpful in regulating blood pressure, boosting immunity, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, osteoporosis and many types of cancer. Limiting our time in the sun and being sure our skin is protected is necessary, and a vitamin D supplement will provide us with many internal and external health benefits.



Skin Cancer Risk Factors and Prevention

Wed, 25 Jan 2012 08:53:33 -0600

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer for both women and men. The number of confirmed cases has steadily increased over the past few decades. Knowing your risk factors, how to identify the early stages of this disease and how to protect yourself from skin cancer is essential for early detection and effective treatment.



Protect Yourself From the Sun, Not Your Sunscreen

Wed, 11 Jan 2012 09:54:17 -0600

In 1927, 12,745 physicians endorsed smoking Lucky Strike? cigarettes as a healthful activity; by 1999 smoking-related illness had become the number one cause of death in United States. Similarly, the rate of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, has been on the rise since the first sunscreen arrived on the market in the late 1960's. Worldwide, the greatest rise in melanoma has been experienced in countries where chemical based sunscreens have been heavily promoted.



How Ordinary Moles Can Turn Cancerous

Mon, 19 Dec 2011 09:35:11 -0600

This article describes how ordinary moles can turn into skin cancer. This article also explains how cancerous moles are diagnosed, symptoms and the treatment for cancerous moles.



Antibiotics Make You Susceptible to Skin Cancer

Fri, 09 Dec 2011 12:44:17 -0600

Antibiotics make you susceptible to skin cancer Most people believe that the sun is THE risk factor for the development of skin cancer.Hardly anyone is considering that there could perhaps be quite different causes.Antibiotics, for example, make the skin to sunlight only really sensitive and thus increase the risk of skin cancer considerably.



The Benefits Of Drinking Coffee On Common Skin Cancers

Tue, 06 Dec 2011 20:31:48 -0600

A recent study is the first large research to examine the benefits of drinking coffee on three varieties of skin cancer - finding that women who consume over 3 cups of coffee a day showed a 20% lesser risk of having basal cell carcinoma (BCC), and men a 9% lower risk compared to those who did not have at least one cup of coffee per month. Drinking decaffeinated coffee didn't have the same effect on the chances of basal cell cancers, the most common form of skin cancer, accounting for nearly 90% of all skin cancers, leaving researchers to speculate that caffeine is the important ingredient in terms of cancer.



New Studies in UVA Rays

Tue, 29 Nov 2011 10:32:43 -0600

Ultraviolet is a radiation that can pass through clouds and window glass. It causes the skin cells to change, which may lead to cancer.



Occurrence Factor of Skin Cancer

Wed, 16 Nov 2011 09:30:17 -0600

Facts about skin cancer concentrate on the vital aspects of the disease. And also focus on the prime risk factors and early signs of the same in a precise and systematic manner.



Melanoma: Thoughts of a Dermatologist

Thu, 10 Nov 2011 18:24:43 -0600

You have heard the message by now: Melanoma is deadly. You also probably know that it is the fastest growing cancer in the United States and that one American every hour dies from melanoma. Millimeter for millimeter, it is the deadliest cancer. Rather than bore you with statistics on this horrid disease, allow me to share with you some fascinating background you may not have heard before.



How Do You Get Lip Cancer?

Thu, 10 Nov 2011 16:21:21 -0600

It's a little difficult to answer, how do you get lip cancer. But there are few risk factors such as use of tobacco and alcohol, chronic exposure to sun etc. that enhances one's possibility of getting lip cancer.



Is There a Cure for Skin Cancer?

Thu, 10 Nov 2011 14:45:44 -0600

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in humans, and it affects millions of people across the globe every year. Skin cancer is caused by over-exposure to the sun, radiation, carcinogens, and aging. There are three types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, melanoma, and squamous cell carcinoma. All three pose a serious risk to your health, but melanoma is the most dangerous. Skin cancer is relatively easy to detect because it comes in the form of skin discoloration and abnormally colored or shaped moles; indeed, most skin cancer victims discover their condition on their own just by examining their skin (however, a diagnosis can only be made by a doctor).



Prevent Yourself From Being a Source of Skin Cancer Pictures

Thu, 03 Nov 2011 08:01:08 -0500

Skin cancer pictures are never pretty to look at. However, people should be made aware of the potential effects that too much sun exposure can cause. Look into the basics of skin cancer and the ways to prevent it by reading this article.



Tips To Prevent Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Mon, 24 Oct 2011 18:46:18 -0500

Squamous Cell Carcinoma is one of the most widely occurring forms of skin cancer. It is not a genetic disorder but is triggered by certain factors that are a part of our daily lifestyle. Take care of your skin and you can easily prevent the occurrence of Squamous Cell Carcinoma.



Basal Cell Cancer: Surgery Is Your Best Option

Mon, 10 Oct 2011 10:32:27 -0500

Under the umbrella of skin cancer, the most common type is basal cell cancer. Surgery can get rid of this problem but it is malignant in nature. This is mainly because it causes disfigurement.



Resveratrol and Ellagic Acid, As Found in Muscadine Grapes, Can Help to Combat Skin Cancer

Mon, 03 Oct 2011 15:46:10 -0500

A new strategy to guard against skin cancer has been developed through studies, and the potential benefits of this method are significant. A recent study undertaken by the University of Texas has found that a dual approach to fighting skin cancer, utilizing a two-front combination of resveratrol and ellagic acid, has yielded tremendous results.



Determining Skin Cancer Moles

Thu, 08 Sep 2011 13:06:43 -0500

People nowadays are likely to develop skin cancer moles because of long exposure to sunlight. The good news is that this type of cancer is the most curable if detected at the early stage. But if it is not treated, can result to death. Moles are growth on the skin that is clustered and often brown, black or flesh-color and appears anywhere on the skin. The normal average of moles is from 10 to 40. However, an individual who have more than 100 moles are at risk to acquire melanoma.



Skin Cancer Prevention - Ten Ways to Protects Yourself From UV Rays

Mon, 29 Aug 2011 08:01:08 -0500

Skin cancer is considered one of the most widespread form of cancer accounting for about 50% of all the cancers. It is associated with life-time exposure to ultraviolet radiation, therefore most skin cancers appear after age 50.



A Brief View About Skin Cancer Symptoms

Thu, 25 Aug 2011 16:09:46 -0500

The early symptom of skin cancer is growing of moles. To detect the early symptoms of skin cancer people should check out the moles of their body regularly. Any changes in the skin can be a symptom of cancer. One of the most common skin cancer symptoms is a sore or growth in the skin that does not heal easily.



Skin Cancer - Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) and Solar Keratoses

Mon, 22 Aug 2011 13:55:41 -0500

SCC is the second most common form of skin cancer. It primarily affects fair skinned, blue-eyed people and particularly the elderly. Squamous Cell Carcinoma - Description: SCC is a malignant tumour of squamous cells and can be found in many parts of the body.



Skin Cancer - Do You Know What To Look For?

Fri, 19 Aug 2011 08:50:32 -0500

Are you protecting your skin yet? Have you learned how to do a self-examination? You better start, because skin cancer is on the rise.



Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Mon, 15 Aug 2011 11:19:06 -0500

Malignant melanoma is the rarest and most deadly form of skin cancer. It affects the melanocytes (the cells that produce melanin, the skin's pigment) and seems to be more prevalent among city-dwellers than among those who work outside. This seeming paradox is because scientific data indicates that episodic sun exposure resulting in burn is linked to melanoma, but constant exposure is not.



Vitamin D and Calcium Supplements Reduce Melanoma Risk Factors

Mon, 15 Aug 2011 09:42:34 -0500

Good news for women with high melanoma risk factors, the most dangerous type of skin cancer. You might reduce your chances of developing it by 50% by ensuring you get enough vitamin D and calcium supplements according to some promising new research.



Skin Cancer - Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)

Wed, 10 Aug 2011 15:36:12 -0500

Basal Cell Carcinoma In the United States, Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) accounts for 90 percent of all skin cancers in the southern states, and 47 percent in the northern states. Basal Cell Carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer in Australia and New Zealand, representing 70-80% of diagnosed skin cancers. Find out more about this kind of skin cancer and the effective alternatives to mainstream medical treatment.



The Dangers of Sunburn and How to Prevent It

Thu, 28 Jul 2011 10:27:36 -0500

Sunburn is extremely common. In fact, every person will have it at least once in their lifetime. The problem is that most people do not realize the dangers associated with this condition. These include even skin cancer. That is why preventing sunburn should be your number one priority when going outside on a sunny day.



What You Didn't Know About Skin Cancer Could Kill You

Thu, 21 Jul 2011 07:42:25 -0500

Deficient sunlight is nothing but a death trap. It has been known for several decades that those living mostly in the outdoors, at high altitudes, or near the equator have the lowest incidence of skin cancers. And as the evidence suggests, those who work under artificial lighting have the highest incidence of skin cancers.



What Really Burns and Damages the Skin?

Wed, 13 Jul 2011 16:18:24 -0500

Since oil extraction from corn, grains, and seeds became possible 80-90 years ago, consumption of polyunsaturated and unsaturated fats (thicker oils) as salad and cooking oils has increased dramatically in the industrialized world. The average person today consumes 16 times more of these refined, processed fats and oils than a person did 90 years ago. The lack of exercise, fresh air, and foods rich in nutrients make it even less possible for a human being to cope with such large amounts of unnatural fats. They impair the digestive power and lead to a buildup of toxins and subsequent crises of toxicity. The presence of excessive amounts of free radicals indicates that the body is full of toxins. Once they enter the skin tissue, even short-term exposure to ultraviolet light can burn and damage skin cells.



Best Sunscreen - Sunscreen Facts You Need To Know

Tue, 12 Jul 2011 09:32:06 -0500

Choosing the best sunscreen can be frustrating and confusing without some basic sunscreen facts. There's a rising rate of skin cancer and with all the skin cancer awareness being spread, pouring on the sunscreen is getting more popular. As a skin cancer survivor, this is the top sunscreen of my choice and I'll tell you why.



Sunscreen For Athletes With Titanium Dioxide

Tue, 21 Jun 2011 12:58:11 -0500

Athletes spend a lot of their time outside training and preparing. Because of this time outside, their skin is exposed to the sun and its rays for many hours at a time. While most of the time this exposure may not be harmful, over time the rays of the sun will cause damage to the skin and this damage can possibly be severe. Sunscreen for athletes is highly recommended because while the athletes are training their bodies, they need to be aware of the damage that can be done to their skin.



Skin Cancer and Alternative to Mohs Surgery

Mon, 20 Jun 2011 09:14:01 -0500

Did you know that Mohs surgery is not the only way to successfully treat skin cancers? Surgery on the nose, ears, eyelids or lips may cause disfigurement or require reconstructive surgery under a general anesthetic to maintain the natural appearance. Brachytherapy with the Flexitron system is an effective alternative treatment for BCC (Basel Cell Carcinoma) and SCC (Squamous Cell Carcinoma) skin cancer and avoids the need for reconstructive surgery.



New Treatments for Advanced and Metastatic Melanoma

Mon, 20 Jun 2011 08:51:45 -0500

Melanoma, the most deadly skin cancer, is on the rise. New promising treatments are available for the first time after decades of research.



The Great Skin Cancer Lie

Wed, 15 Jun 2011 14:26:56 -0500

I have always known that the medical hysteria about sunlight exposure and skin cancer was a hoax. I mean come on, it just didn't make any sense. Humans have been around for hundreds of thousands of years, continually exposed to sunshine and until just recently, little or no skin cancer problems.



Know About Mohs Surgery And Its Recovery

Fri, 10 Jun 2011 09:14:45 -0500

As we all know that Mohs surgery is an effective procedure for treating several types of skin cancers. Also the procedure is effective to limit the amount of healthy tissue and skin removed that is particularly helpful to people who should remove the cancer in a cosmetic way on the important parts of body like face or neck.



Major Break Through in Skin Cancer Treatment - How Long Until it Gets to Market?

Wed, 08 Jun 2011 07:38:20 -0500

For any of us who have known victims of melanoma, we realize that a cure or permanent solution and break through is needed. Well, it appears human scientists are now well on their way to solving this challenge once and for all. There are many cancers that are not death sentences, but late stage melanoma is, well, until now it seems, because scientists have made a rather incredible break through, which gives researchers looking for cures in other types of cancers a little bit of inspiration.



It's Only A Small Whitehead

Mon, 06 Jun 2011 10:42:07 -0500

The Dermatologist had done a complete exam during my yearly checkup. He asked if there was anything I would like to have checked. I said, "It's only a small whitehead but it bothers me when I wipe sweat away." Oh, was I wrong. So very,very wrong.



92% Of Sunscreens Don't Work - What Does?

Fri, 03 Jun 2011 10:37:46 -0500

A ranking of more than 500 sunscreen products found that 92 percent did not provide satisfactory sun protection in terms of safety and efficacy. The study, conducted by Environmental working Group (EWG), a Washington-based nonprofit organisation, points the finger at a surge in exaggerated SPF claims above 50 and new disclosures about potentially hazardous ingredients.



Skin Cancer Versus Your Bodies Need for Vitamin D Considered

Fri, 27 May 2011 08:01:29 -0500

When sunlight hits your skin your body begins to produce vitamin D, this is very important for your body, and those who are vitamin D deficient can end up with all sorts of illnesses. Your body works better when it has sunlight, and that shouldn't surprise anyone because humans have evolved living on the surface of the planet along with the Sun. Of course, there are those who are light-skinned and burn very easily, and this is not good for you, as it can cause skin cancer due to free radicals forming.