As rates of other cancers have declined, rates of the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma, have increased more than 200 percent from 1973 to 2011, according to a new “Call to Action” report from the Surgeon General’s Office.
Many doctors still believe that screening and vitamin D supplements are important for good health.
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.
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.
The latest effort to ban indoor tanning for anyone under 18 years old in New York is being framed by the deep, 6-inch scars on the abdomens, faces and necks of skin cancer victims.