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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.

03/06/2014

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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.

11/22/2013

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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.

06/03/2013

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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.

CBSDFW.COM–09/19/2012

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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.

07/04/2012

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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.

05/30/2012

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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.

05/29/2012

(FILE PHOTO) Detail of a person with a malignant melanoma, which is a malignant skin tumor. (credit: American Cancer Society/Getty Images)

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.

04/03/2012

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Cancer Drug Reverses Alzheimer’s Disease In Mice

A new study of a promising Alzheimer’s treatment has doctors buzzing that the drug may reverse the deadly neurodegenerative disease.

02/13/2012

The drug Erivedge, shown here in its packaging, was approved by the FDA to help treat common forms of skin cancer. (credit: Genentech)

FDA Approves Drug For Most Common Skin Cancer

The FDA has approved a new drug called Erivedge to treat basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer.

01/31/2012

(FILE PHOTO) Detail of a person with a malignant melanoma, which is a malignant skin tumor. (credit: American Cancer Society/Getty Images)

New Device Uses Light To Screen For Melanoma

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.

11/02/2011

(FILE PHOTO) Detail of a person with a malignant melanoma, which is a malignant skin tumor. (credit: American Cancer Society/Getty Images)

FDA Approves Gene-Targeting Skin Cancer Drug

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.

08/17/2011

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