Sun & Skin News

Family Matters: What You Should Know About Your Family’s History of Melanoma

So you’re sitting in the dermatologist’s waiting room, filling out the usual forms required for a doctor visit. After filling in the basics, you spot the next question and realize you’re stumped: it’s asking about your family’s medical history. Has anyone in your family had melanoma or any other form of skin cancer? Here’s why the doctor asks, and what you need to know.

Is Basal Cell Carcinoma Serious? Let’s Ask Hugh Jackman.

Hugh Jackman is no stranger to skin cancer: the Australian actor has posted photos and video about his skin cancer surgeries. He also urges his fans to protect against the sun’s harmful rays and get checked by a dermatologist. Take a cue from Hugh!