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Melanoma – How to keep yourself from risk?

Melanoma - How to keep yourself from risk?

One of the most severe types of skin cancer which has been ever known is Melanoma. You do understand all about melanoma, don’t you? There may be some general medical knowledge that, either little or much, help you have an … Read more

The Truth is Admitted: Sunlight Can Prevent Skin Cancer

The Truth is Admitted: Sunlight Can Prevent Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is a malignant growth on the outer layer of the skin. A malignant growth is has the potential to cause death. Skin cancers are often divided into two general groups: malignant melanomas and non-melanoma cancers. Since the 1980s, … Read more

Low Sun Exposure, Vitamin D Levels May Be Tied to MS Risk

Low Sun Exposure, Vitamin D Levels May Be Tied to MS Risk

MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) — Increased sun exposure and higher vitamin D levels may help to protect against the risk of developing multiple sclerosis, a new Australian study suggests. But experts caution against going overboard with sun and vitamin … Read more

Thorough Exams a Must for Those at High Risk of Skin Cancer

Thorough Exams a Must for Those at High Risk of Skin Cancer

MONDAY, Jan. 17 (HealthDay News) — Patients at high risk for melanoma benefit from a follow-up program that can detect the deadly skin cancer at an early stage, new research finds, while a second study notes that embarrassment prevents some … Read more

Actinic keratosis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Actinic keratosis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Actinic keratoses (AKs) are dry, scaly, rough-textured patches or lesions that form on the outermost layer of the skin after years of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light, such as sunlight. These lesions typically range in color from skin-toned to reddish … Read more

Aldesleukin

Aldesleukin

What is Aldesleukin? Aldesleukin is a cancer medication that interferes with tumor growth. Aldesleukin is used to treat kidney cancer or skin cancer than has spread to other parts of the body. Aldesleukin may also be used for other purposes … Read more

Aldara (Imiquimod Topical)

Aldara (Imiquimod Topical)

What is Aldara (Imiquimod Topical)? Imiquimod is an immune response modifier. Imiquimod topical is used to treat actinic keratosis (a condition caused by too much sun exposure) on the face and scalp. Imiquimod topical is also used to treat a … Read more

10 Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer

Skin cancer doesn’t have to happen! Keep watching for 10 tips that will help keep your skin cancer-free.