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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

Preventing problems after cancer

We want to help these children and prevent these ... on dialysis,” he says. The $4.3-million grant was jointly funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the C17 Research Network in ... 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

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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


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While claims that cellphones and microwaves can give you cancer may be outdated myths, Shawn Chirrey, senior manager of analysis at the Canadian Cancer Society, says ...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

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

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

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

Sunburn remedies and prevention

If someone has had more than five sunburns, his or her risk of melanoma roughly doubles, the Skin Cancer Foundation says. Melanoma is a less common skin cancer type ... 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the American ... read more

Canadian magazines miss the mark when it comes to skin cancer messages: study

Now, new research says that ... tan.” Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer among Canadians, with about 6,500 new cases of melanoma and 76,100 cases of non-melanoma diagnosed each year, accord... read more

The Latest on Skin Cancer: Avoiding Melanoma

When it comes to patients who've gone through melanoma treatment, recent findings on prevention ... skin cancer. Some people just are at greater risk than others.” Older men and younger women are most ... 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



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