Woman Gets Blisters, Second-Degree Burns Tanning In SunDoctors say being in or near water intensifies the dangerous ultraviolet light from the sun.
Sunscreen Dispensers Being Installed Throughout PhiladelphiaAbout 20 sunscreen dispensers are now being installed along Kelly Drive, at City Hall, at city pools and parks, and at Citizens Bank Park.
Skin Cancer Drop In Northeast Bucks Rising Rates ElsewhereA decline in melanoma cases and deaths in Northeast states bucks a national trend for the deadliest skin cancer and may reflect benefits of strong prevention programs, a study suggests.
Melanoma Rates On the Rise In U.S.More Americans than ever are being diagnosed with melanoma.
Study: White Wine May Increase Melanoma RiskResearchers say each drink per day of white wine was associated with a 13 percent increased risk of melanoma.
Longport Launches Cancer Protection Device You Can WearLongport gives out free wristbands designed to warn you about the dangers of sun and deadly melanoma cancer.
Cancer Patient Creates 'Melanoma Foundation' To Help Others Make The Best Out Of Skin CancerTara was 29 years old when melanoma took her life, but her legacy still lives on.
Study: Skin Cancer More Deadly When Caught During PregnancyThe study looked at hundreds of medical records.
FDA Approves Using Form Of Herpes Virus To Battle MelanomaThe FDA has approved the use of Imlygic for certain patients battling melanoma, the leading cause of skin cancer related deaths.
Can Eating Too Much Citrus Increase Your Risk For Skin Cancer?According to a study of more than 100,000 U.S. adults followed for about 25 years, those who regularly consumed orange juice or whole grapefruit had a higher risk of developing melanoma.
Deadly Risks Of Sun TanningBasically, if you’re going to enjoy the sun, you need to be careful. Tens of thousands of people die each year from too much sun.
CDC: Melanoma Rates Have Doubled Over Last 30 YearsIn report released Tuesday by the CDC, the organization says melanoma is responsible for more than 9,000 skin cancer deaths in the U.S. each year.