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Canadian skin cancer rates not a cancer success story

Watch above: Melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, is preventable and treatable ... isn’t top of mind for most Canadians,” says Prithwish De, an epidemiologist with the Canadian Cancer Societ... read more

What you need to know about skin cancer, and how to protect yourself

Not all skin cancer patients are. Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS ... from the sun or tanning booths, and the ACS says ... read more

Popular blood pressure medicine linked with increased risk of skin cancer

Recently published research from The University of Southern Denmark and the Danish Cancer Society shows a connection between one of the most common medications for ... increase in the risk of skin can... read more

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Scientists Say Sunshine May Prevent Cancer

The vitamin is D, nicknamed the "sunshine vitamin" because the skin makes it from ultraviolet rays. Sunscreen blocks its production, but dermatologists and health agencies have long preached that such ... read more


When it comes to cancer, here's what you should sweat and here's what you shouldn't

Bruno Vincent / Getty Images While most cancers are becoming less common, cases of skin cancer — including potentially fatal melanomas — are on the upswing, according to the Centers for Disease Contro... read more

7 common cancer myths that still confuse people

While claims that cellphones and microwaves can give you cancer may be outdated myths, Shawn Chirrey, senior manager of analysis at the Canadian Cancer Society, says ... do to prevent cancer.” Below, ... read more

Medical microscope attaches to your smartphone for skin cancer screening and other news from the World Congress of Dermatology

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer and one of the fastest growing forms of cancer in Canada, according to Canadian Cancer Society ... most common malignancy in Canada. “The tragic fact abou... read more

B Vitamin Is Found to Help People Prone to Some Types of Skin Cancer

Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press, via Associated Press An inexpensive vitamin can help reduce the occurrence of common ... to say when the company would apply for approval of the drug. Another trial i... read more

Silent signs of liver cancer you should never ignore

Liver cancer is quite rare but rates have doubled since 1990. (Shutterstock/File) When it comes to our health, cancer is one of the most malicious diseases out there. There are over 100 types of cance... read more

Canadian Cancer Society gets $1 million donation

The Canadian Cancer Society in Newfoundland and Labrador ... of the people are overweight or obese). The four most common cancers in NL are prostate, colorectal, lung and breast cancer. Skin cancer is ... read more

Why fall and winter are prime times to pay attention to skin cancer risks

Summer has slipped away, but fall should also be a prime time to be mindful about sun protection, experts say. Dermatologists ... of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Fall and winter can ... read more

Common over‑the‑counter meds show signs of boosting anti‑cancer immunity

Credit: Nick Pearce Dalhousie Medical School researchers are investigating how common ... the Canadian Cancer Society. "The outcome of our laboratory studies are exciting, warranting further investiga... read more



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