More Texans Surviving, As US Cancer Death Rate Sees Biggest Drop EverA new report shows the cancer death rate in the U.S. had it's largest single-year decline -- falling 2.2 percent -- from 2016 to 2017.
Basking In The Texas Sun? Prolonged Exposure Increases Chance Of Skin CancerThe American Cancer Society says this year in Texas alone there will be more than 4,200 new cases of Melanoma.
Pfizer Is Buying Cancer Treatment Company Array BioPharmaIt's a deal worth more than $10 billion. Pfizer is buying the cancer treatment company Array BioPharma.
Skin CancerSkin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States but, when caught early, it has a 98 percent cure rate. Spot it now.
Jimmy Carter: "I Don't Need Any More Treatment" For CancerJimmy Carter announced Sunday that he no longer needs treatment for cancer, less than seven months after revealing he had been diagnosed with melanoma that spread to his brain.
Troy Aikman Talks About "Melanoma Just Got Personal" InitiativeTroy Aikman won three Super Bowl titles during his 12-year career as a quarterback with the Dallas Cowboys. Now, the Pro Football Hall of Famer is hoping to help people learn more about the treatment and prevention of melanoma skin cancer.
May Is Melanoma Awareness MonthAfter 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.
New State Law Bans Tanning For Texas MinorsAmong the many new laws taking affect this month is one designed to prevent teens from getting skin cancer.
Cancer Drug Showing Promise For Melanoma PatientsThere’s a lot of optimism in the medical world this week for a cancer drug that is shrinking tumors and prolonging life.
Typical Elderly Diseases Now In Young PatientsDoctors have noticed an upsetting trend. Disease typically associated with old age -- like osteoporosis and Alzheimer's disease -- are being found in younger patients.
Study Finds Melanoma On The Rise In Young WomenA new study found that melanomia, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, is on the rise, especially in young women ages 18 to 39.
New Device Uses Light To Screen For MelanomaThe 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.
FDA Approves Gene-Targeting Skin Cancer DrugThe 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.
A Melanoma Smart Phone App - Really?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.
Protect Your Skin Before Heading OutdoorsTexans 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.