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This Is The Time Of Year When Many Become Aware Of Skin Lesions, Including Skin Cancer

This is the time of year when many of us become aware of skin lesions including skin cancer. The major reason is that we notice our skin because we are wearing lighter clothes and clothes that reveal more of us like bathing suits.

08/04/2015

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Free Skin Cancer Screenings Offered Today In Huntingdon Valley

The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Road to Healthy Skin Tour’s 38-foot customized RV will be parked outside the Rite Aid at 1035 County Line Road in Huntingdon Valley.

07/28/2015

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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.

06/30/2015

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Basal Cell Skin Cancer On The Rise

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer. Those who are at risk should get regular skin checks.

06/26/2015

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Survey: Consumers Find Sunscreen Labels Confusing

Researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine surveyed more than 100 people and found only 43 percent understood the definition of “sun protection factor,” or SPF.

06/18/2015

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Deadly Risks Of Sun Tanning

Basically, 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.

06/09/2015

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CDC: Melanoma Rates Have Doubled Over Last 30 Years

In 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.

06/03/2015

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Doctors Warn About Potential Dangers Of Gel Manicures

Love the staying power of a gel manicure? You might want to be careful about how frequently you’re getting them.

05/07/2015

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Screening For Cancer Is Critical

When should cancer screening – like mammograms and colonoscopies – be done? Here are some guidelines.

03/12/2015

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Fewer Teens Using Indoor Tanning Beds

For several years now health officials have been issuing warnings about indoor tanning beds and it appears teens may be paying attention.

12/29/2014

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Pilots And Airline Crews At Higher Risk For Melanoma

A new report finds that airline pilots and cabin crew may have an increased rate of melanoma – but what does this mean?

09/10/2014

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Study Suggests Flight Crews Have A High Risk Of Skin Cancer

Pilots and cabin crew have a new worry – skin cancer.

09/03/2014

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Doctor Warns That Itchy Skin Spot May Suggest More Investigation

Dermatologists trying to determine which skin lesions need testing first should ask patients how those patches feel.

08/05/2014

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Crozer Keystone Health System

Dr. Diedra McCafferty spoke about Skin Cancer and ways to try to prevent it starting at a young age.

07/29/2014

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Health: FDA Announces New Warnings Must Be On Tanning Beds

More restrictions for indoor tanning. The Food and Drug Administration today announced new warnings that will have to be on tanning beds.

05/29/2014

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