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Sherrie Walter will never wear earrings again, but recently started styling her hair in a ponytail the way she used to before she was diagnosed with skin cancer nearly four years ago. It's a big step for Walter, whose life was turned upside down when...
SAN DIEGO -- Rep. Brian Bilbray, R-Solana Beach, whose daughter is battling melanoma, is the co-author of a bill to provide a public source of funding for skin cancer research. Bilbray co-authored the Melanoma Research Act of 2012 with Rep. Carolyn...
Ephraim McDowell Health is offering free skin cancer screenings. Screenings are available in Danville, Mackville, Lancaster and Stanford and are scheduled as follows: June 26 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Gilcher Building in Danville (located behind...
Tags: Cancer, Dermatologists, Dermatology, Mole (lesion), Skin Cancer
WGN NewsAs prom season heats up, so do tanning beds. Despite repeated warnings, millions still seek out the so-called summer glow. Yet the end result is definitely not pretty. Dawn Meyers, skin cancer patient: "Mainly did the tanning bed diehard in my 20s. In my...
Two million new cases of basal cell carcinoma are diagnosed in the U.S. every year. The drug Vismodegib is the first to receive FDA approval to treat inoperable basal cell carcinoma; it will be marketed under the name Erivedge. It's a pill that's taken...
House Speaker Michael E. Busch was treated this week for what he called a non life-threatening form of skin cancer -- a condition he attributes largely to his years of work as a lifeguard at a time when sunblock was less effective and often went unused....
The man in the picture is not a pirate. It's my husband, Curtis, who underwent Mohs surgery for the removal of a small basal cell carcinoma along and near his lower eyelid. Though the skin cancer wasn't much by itself — "It won't kill you," the...
FARGO, N.D. - When I was young, sun tanning was a popular pastime among my peers during the warm summer months. My friends had a golden glow. However, I couldn't stand the heat, and I thought lying in the sun was boring. I stayed in the cool shade and...
Skin cancer affects one in five people over a lifetime in the United States. The most common form is basal cell carcinoma followed by squamous cell carcinoma. While melanoma accounts for fewer than 5 percent of skin cancers, it causes more than 75 percent...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- California Governor Jerry Brown underwent surgery last week to remove a cancerous growth from his nose, his office said Saturday. The growth was removed Friday after tests revealed it may be basal cell carcinoma, a common type of...
Tags: Cancer, Executive Branch, California, Jerry Brown, KTLA
HealthKey.com contributorSquamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is caused by changing cells. It can occur anywhere in the body but appears most often in areas that have had frequent sun exposure: ears, lower lip, face, scalp, neck, hands, arms and legs. Stages: From Easily Curable to...
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