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GPS FOR THE SOUL
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This Kind Of Skin Cancer Is More Deadly For Pregnant Women
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Why President Carter's Melanoma Announcement Was Groundbreaking
Thank you, President Carter.
How 5 Specialists Missed My Skin Cancer
Certified Image Professional, writer, wife, mom, grandmother. ...
Heard the old joke that a doctor is "practicing" medicine? Sometimes it feels that way. Twenty years ago I noticed a large freckle on the back of my calf. It was new, larger than a pencil eraser and it worried me. I pointed it out to my dermatologist who said it was nothing.
Melanoma Rates Have Doubled Since The 1980s. Here's What You Can Do.
In 1982, the rates of melanoma were 11.2 cases per 100,000 people. That number has more than doubled. And according to the
It's Time for the U.S. to Catch Up on Melanoma Prevention
Wendy K.D. Selig
President and CEO, Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA)
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
Co-Founder and chair, the Melanoma Research Alliance
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.
Could Your Hairdresser Save Your Life?
"I think it should be part of cosmetology training, and I do believe they're doing more of that now," Jacob continued. Hair
Patients: Be Your Own Advocate!
Portrait artist, author, editor
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.
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