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Malignant Melanoma

Good News For Viagra Users

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.24.2015 | Fifty

Last year, a study suggested the use of Viagra may be associated with an increased risk of developing melanoma -- one of the most dangerous forms of s...

Promising New Treatments for Melanoma

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

Despite these recent breakthroughs, there is no "one size fits all" treatment for patients with metastatic melanoma. Your medical oncologist (a doctor who specializes in treating cancer with medications) should consider the individual factors of your case to determine which drugs make the most sense for you.

When Melanoma Is a Four-Letter Word

Laura Shumaker | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Shumaker

Author's note and disclaimer: This post discusses medical stuff, but I am using (mostly) lay terms to describe the experience. When my 22-year-old so...

Rise In Skin Cancer May Be Linked To Cheap Vacation Packages

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living

Adults older than 65 are seven times more likely to develop skin cancer than they were about 40 years ago. According to new figures released by Ca...

Your Coffee Habit May Protect Against Some Skin Cancers

Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Stephanie Pappas Published: 01/20/2015 04:31 PM EST on LiveScience Go ahead, enjoy that morning mug. A new study suggests that people who ar...

Jane Seymour: A Daughter's Dilemma and Her Compassionate Solution

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

In June 2014, I had the joy of filming a cancer segment with Jane Seymour for her series "Feel Grand" supported by for Detroit Public...

Out Damned Spot: What Actor James Rebhorn Says to Us

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Although Lady Macbeth says "out damned spot" probably to a blood stain she thinks she has on her hands, it's a more damned spot when it represents a m...

Can Organic Food Reverse Cancer?

Ginny Fraser | Posted 04.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Ginny Fraser

Cancer shows up in a toxic body. So to clean up, nourish and encourage it to work properly still seems completely logical to me.

Malignant Melanoma: The Silent Killer

Robert Tornambe, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2011 | Home
Robert Tornambe, M.D.

Summer is just around the corner, and everyone is looking forward to free time outdoors in the sun. That is why we must be aware of the most dangerous form of skin cancer: malignant melanoma.

How to Sunbathe Safely

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

Sunscreens absorb short-wave ultraviolet light, which is responsible for sunburn. However, they do nothing to block long-wave ultraviolet radiation which is the major cause of a skin cancer.