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Skin cancer preventable with simple steps

Geskin, director of the Comprehensive Skin Cancer Center at New-York Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center, tells U.S. News. Basal cell cancer is the most common cancer ... quantities to ... read more

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 ... read more

Common Pain Meds May Help Prevent Some Skin Cancer

THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Common painkillers, including ibuprofen, might slightly reduce your risk of developing a form of skin cancer, researchers say. These painkillers "have ... read more

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5 Most Common Types Of Cancer In Women

You may be surprised to learn that colon cancer is an equal opportunity offender, as the same number of women and men develop it each year, according to the American Cancer Society. "The good news is ... read more


A Base Tan Will Protect You—and 5 Other ‘Facts’ About Skin Cancer That Are Just Plain Wrong

The odds of getting skin cancer does increase with age. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get it in your teens, 20s, or 30s. In fact, melanoma—the deadliest form of skin cancer—is the most common ... ... read more

Cancer Statistics In Canada: Rates, Deaths Fall But Skin Cancer On The Rise, Report Finds

According to the Canadian Cancer Statistics 2014 report released by the Canadian Cancer Society on Wednesday, melanoma skin cancer is one of the country's fastest growing cancers. Not only is skin ... read more

Want to cut your risk of cancer? Try changing these behaviours

The sun is associated with skin cancer — which, unfortunately, is the most common kind ... cut your risk of this preventable cancer, according to the Canadian Cancer Society. ... read more

Inaccurate Internet Sunscreen Advice Can Put People At Risk For Skin Cancer, A New Study Says

Svet Feo/Shutterstock As skin cancer is the most common form ... measures to prevent it as much as possible is crucial. Over 96,000 cases of malignant melanoma skin cancer are expected to be reported ... read more

Who's got your back for skin cancer prevention?

But sun exposure is a leading cause of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, so it's important to take steps to protect yourself. The American Academy of Dermatology points out that the back is ... read more

Vanity, sunscreen fatigue behind the rise in skin cancer

A report released Wednesday by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) says that skin cancer rates have increased in the past ... and we need to promote some common-sense sun safety avenues with them as ... read more

Is Skin Cancer Genetic?

That's not to say, however, that routine cancer screening is recommended for anyone and everyone. In regards to skin cancer screening, he U.S. Preventive Services Task Forces, an independent group of ... read more

5 Common Cancer Myths You Shouldn’t Believe Anymore

Bottom line: To get the biggest bang for your cancer-prevention ... skin can’t get skin cancer. TRUTH: Fair skin does boost your odds of developing both deadly melanoma and other types of skin cancer. ... read more



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