Sun & Skin News: Winter 2013 (Vol. 30, No. 4)
Skin cancer rates among Hispanics are skyrocketing in the US. New research shows that in the past two decades alone, melanoma incidence among Hispanics has risen almost 20 percent.
Despite the now well-established dangers of indoor tanning, teenage and young adult women continue to use tanning beds at an alarming rate, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recent survey study of more than 15,000 subjects.Read More
Will I have to undress completely? What does a full-body exam entail?Read More
The Skin Cancer Foundation’s annual Road to Healthy Skin Tour, presented by Rite Aid, has wrapped up its sixth cross country journey, bringing free skin cancer screenings and prevention information to communities across America.Read More
Two new oral drugs, dabrafenib (TafinlarTM) and trametinib (MekinistTM), have been FDA approved for stage IV melanoma patients.Read More
Pain is a potential diagnostic tool for non-melanoma skin cancers. Learn why.Read More