Sun & Skin News

Trial and Error

What happens when a dermatologist learns she has a rare and dangerous melanoma? Vivian Bucay, MD, fought back with strength, family and clinical trials.

Can Viruses Lead to Skin Cancer?

No, we’re not talking about COVID-19 here. But emerging evidence shows a link between the human papillomavirus (HPV) and squamous cell carcinomas of the skin. Viruses may play a role in other skin cancers, too. Here’s what we know so far. 

Sidelined by Skin Cancer?

University of Kentucky defensive lineman Josh Paschal saw something on the bottom of his foot and said something. His dangerous melanoma didn’t bench him for long!

Great Skin Is Made in the Shade

One of the best sun protection strategies is to go where the sun is not. It’s free and easy if you keep it in mind, so put shade on your radar!

Early Detection Starts with You, Part 2

In 2019, we introduced you to The Skin Cancer Foundation’s brand new Big See campaign in “Early Detection Starts with You, Part 1.” In Part 2, we show you how the three simple words “new, changing or unusual” are changing the game and saving lives!