Among the many new laws taking affect this month is one designed to prevent teens from getting skin cancer.
There’s a lot of optimism in the medical world this week for a cancer drug that is shrinking tumors and prolonging life.
Doctors have noticed an upsetting trend. Disease typically associated with old age — like osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s disease — are being found in younger patients.
A new study found that melanomia, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, is on the rise, especially in young women ages 18 to 39.
The FDA has approved a first-of-its-kind device, called MelaFind, that makes detailed, digital images of skin growths and uses a computer to analyze them for signs of cancer.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind drug to treat the deadliest form of skin cancer by targeting a particular genetic mutation found in about half of patients.
These days, you can find smart phone “apps” that promise to do just about everything. Now, there’s one that says it can help determine your risk for melanoma. The new apps claim to turn your smart phone into a medical imaging device.
Texans will be enjoying the Memorial Day weekend at cook-outs, pool parties and trips to the lake. But before going out, don’t forget to protect your skin.