Sun & Skin News

In My Mother’s Eyes: Her Ocular Melanoma Story

Ocular (meaning “of the eye”) melanoma is very different from cutaneous (“of the skin”) melanoma. Learn more about this rare form of melanoma, in a story told by the daughter of a survivor.

Surprising Signs of Sun Damage

Wrinkles, dark spots, freckles, hyperpigmentation, even freckles are signs of sun damage. Our experts share what you can do to improve your skin.

Gaining Momentum in Research

The human papillomavirus, or HPV, may play a role in the development of some squamous cell carcinomas of the skin (SCCs). Anna Nichols, MD, PhD, is determined to find out how and why.

Defend Your Skin: NFL Coach Shares 3 Tips for Skin Cancer Prevention

For Sean McDermott, head coach of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, a strong defensive strategy is a key part of winning, both on and off the field. That’s why he’s teaming up with The Skin Cancer Foundation to bring attention to the importance of skin cancer prevention and early detection.

Do You Know What Is Living on Your Skin?

Just like the gut microbiome, your skin microbiome is a community of tiny microbes with an enormous impact on your health and even a role in skin cancer prevention and treatment.

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