Skin Cancer

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Summertime & Common Misconceptions About Sunscreen

Prolonged exposure to sun’s ultraviolet rays can cause skin cancer, but it can be prevented by simply wearing sunscreen.

CBS 11–07/29/2015

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Dermatologist Offers Free Skin Checks

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter Your skin may look good on the surface, but something dangerous could be hiding beneath. A local dermatologist is offering patients the opportunity to receive a free skin check and photoaging reading […]


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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.


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“Gotta Hat It” Fundraiser Raising Skin Cancer Awareness

May is Melanoma Month and some local celebrities are joining with DermOne to fight the most common form of cancer in the U.S, skin cancer.

CBS 11–05/13/2014

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Early Diagnosis Key To Fighting Skin Cancer

More than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year. But it is something that can be overcome if any changes to the skin are detected and treated early.


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Hugh Jackman Treated For Skin Cancer

Hugh Jackman took to social media on Thursday to reveal that he recently had skin cancer removed from his nose. His wife had urged him to get a “mark” checked out.


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The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This Summer

Now that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it’s time to get serious about protecting yourself.


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Study: Arsenic Levels High In Texas Rice

Consumer Reports found significant levels of arsenic in apple juice earlier this year, and now, the magazine has a new study, showing many brands of rice also contain the toxin.


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Study Says Caffeine Cuts Skin Cancer Risk

To protect against skin cancer, doctors typically recommend smart sun habits like wearing sunscreen or staying indoors. A new study might add drinking coffee to the mix.


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Doctor Talks Aspirin, HRT, Male Birth Control

Aspirin could help prevent skin cancer. Women are being advised against hormone replacement therapy after menopause. And male birth control could be coming soon.


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Study Says Aspirin Can Cut Skin Cancer Risk

Taking common painkillers such as aspirin or ibuprofen may dramatically reduce a person’s chances of developing skin cancer, a new study found.


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Study Finds Melanoma On The Rise In Young Women

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.