Sun & Skin News

Sun Protection and Vitamin D

You need sun protection as much as you need vitamin D. You can have both, without skin damage or nutritional deficiency. A dermatologist tells you how.

Funding Research to Save Lives

Each year, we award several grants to dermatology residents, fellows and young faculty to fund research and clinical studies related to skin cancer.

FDA Approval of Nivolumab for Stage III Melanoma: What it Means for the Immunotherapy Revolution

With the recent FDA approval of the drug nivolumab (Opdivo®, previously approved for stage IV melanoma) as a treatment for stage III melanoma, we have reached the next important phase in the immunotherapy revolution. It is a revolution that most of the world’s top experts believe will one day, very possibly within a decade, turn advanced (stages III and IV) melanoma into a chronic, or even curable, disease rather than a deadly one.

2017 Skin Cancer News That Grabbed Our Attention

We know some of our loyal readers are medical professionals, skin cancer patients and caregivers. Many of you are as invested in skin cancer-related news and research as we are! Here’s a look back at a few 2017 headlines that got our attention.