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Melanoma Prevention

It's Time for the U.S. to Catch Up on Melanoma Prevention

Wendy K.D. Selig | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy K.D. Selig

Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays and the resulting cellular damage is a leading risk factor for developing melanoma -- and that risk factor is something we can control and reduce.

Standing up to Melanoma

Debra Black | Posted 02.18.2012 | Impact
Debra Black

Several years ago, I had a reddish spot on the bottom of my right foot about the size of a pencil eraser. A biopsy showed that it was melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer.

Catherine Pearson

Could Your Hairdresser Save Your Life?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Hair pros aren't just good at cuts, blowouts and dispensing life advice; they can also serve as the first line of defense against skin cancer by check...

Patients: Be Your Own Advocate!

Nancy Marks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nancy Marks

Debra Black got hit with the lucky stick. Not because she leads a privileged life, but because she was able to jump off the melanoma train to nowhere good, just as it was leaving the station.