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7 Skin Cancer Risk Factors (Besides Your Last Sunburn)

Intense sun exposure that results in a blistering burn increases a person’s risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, she says ... Cancer Society, like after an organ transplant, when patie... 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

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While claims that cellphones and microwaves can give you cancer may be outdated myths, Shawn Chirrey, senior manager of analysis at the Canadian Cancer Society, says ...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

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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


Breast cancer death rates down, but it's still second-most-common cancer among women

HUNTSVILLE, AL ... National Cancer Institute estimates that 40,000 women nationally will die this year because of breast cancer, and 440 men. It is the second-most-common form of cancer among women, a... 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

New techniques help curb advanced melanoma

He’s been treating advanced melanoma ... Skin cancer, though, is still the most common cancer, with an estimated 6,500 new cases of malignant melanoma expected to be diagnosed this year, the Canadian ... read more

Alberta expects 18,600 new cancer cases this year as Canada grapples with aging population

Alberta needs to redouble its efforts to prevent cancer as the province sees steady growth in the number of new cases, the Canadian Cancer Society says. A new study released ... Breast cancer is expec... read more

Where you live could affect your risk of skin cancer: StatsCan

Statistics Canada and the Canadian ... Cancer Society, 41 per cent of Canadians don’t pay attention to the daily UV index, and that’s a number that has the organization worried. Skin cancer is the mos... read more

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

"I Thought My Dark Skin Protected Me From Melanoma—I Was Wrong"

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer ... Although radiation from UV light is the most preventable cause of melanoma, “there are others we’re still trying to figure out,” says Delphine Lee, MD ... read more

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

Ho / Los Angeles Times 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 Control and ... read more



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