Sun & Skin News

Moving to Fight Melanoma

After three surgeries and immunotherapy to treat stage III melanoma, Adam Degi is determined to educate people about the dangers of skin cancer. Undeterred by the COVID-19 pandemic, Adam and his wife planned virtual 5K fundraisers supporting The Skin Cancer Foundation during Skin Cancer Awareness Month in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

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!

When a Child Gets Skin Cancer

Pediatric melanomas are rare and different from adult cases, but they can happen. One young girl’s story, how St. Jude helped and what parents need to know.

From Beauty Mark to Melanoma

Chrissy Carbone has always had moles on her skin. She never dreamed that the innocent-looking “beauty marks” could become life-threatening.

Back to Basics: Understanding the World’s Most Common Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, when interest in skin cancer prevention, detection and treatment is high. It’s also a good time to get back to basics. Here’s a quick refresher on the major types of skin cancer: how they form, what they look like and their prognoses.

Looking for Clues: Lesser-Known Signs of Skin Cancer

Early detection of skin cancer can save your skin and, in some cases, even your life. Watch for these clues, and if something doesn’t heal, is growing or just doesn’t seem right, see a dermatologist right away.

Defining Skin Cancer

Words like dysplastic nevus and metastatic are not words that you hear every day and can be worrisome when you hear them used in your dermatologist’s office.

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