Former president Jimmy Carter, who announced Thursday he has melanoma that had spread to his liver and brain, is being treated with two cutting-edge therapies that offer new hope to the 76,000 Americans diagnosed annually with this type of cancer.
Who’s better at using sunscreen lotion, men or women? Truthfully, they’re both pretty lousy at it, according to a new government study. Even sadder: New testing of sunscreen lotions finds you can’t always believe the claims on the label.
Here's a scary new fact to get you in gear: More than 10 percent of skin cancers occur on the eyelids. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, these tumors can grow deep beneath the skin (think icebergs waiting to surface) and increase the rapid growth of other skin cancers on your face.
Boricua al fin, me crié yendo a la playa con mis amigos a pasarla chévere los fines de semana. Usualmente no le daba mucha importancia al tema de estar bajo el sol candente del Caribe todo el día, sin mucha protección. Hasta que una vez me quemé la espalda de tal manera que estuve semanas con dolor, mudando la piel y con la preocupación del daño que le había hecho a mi cuerpo, por mi irresponsabilidad y negligencia.
Cancers of the mouth and throat related to oral sex, as well as thyroid, liver and skin cancers are on the rise among older adults, according to new stats released last week from the American Cancer Society.
Overall cancer deaths in the United States are down, driven by steep declines in fatal cases of lung and breast cancer. But certain, more rare cancers are up"”and older adults have seen the steepest inclines.
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