Thursday, August 28, 2014

Merely Me's Posts

Skin Cancer Screenings: Questions and Answers

Each month on Health Central’s Skin Cancer site, we select a member question or topic to explore with our consulting dermatologist, Dr. Lawrence Green, a practicing dermatologist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine. This month we are going to be talking about skin cancer... Read moreChevron

Melanoma in Photos: Can You Diagnose Skin Cancer from Photographs?

In a previous post I wrote about the theory that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt may have been hiding the fact that he had malignant skin cancer. Dr. Steven Lomazow and Eric Fettmann co-authored a book, F.D.R.’s Deadly Secret, to share their hypothesis. In the book the authors claim that FDR’s melanoma can be seen in historical... Read moreChevron

Have You Had Mohs Surgery? Skin Cancer Question of the Week

Hello everyone!   I am your Community Leader for Health Central's Skin Cancer Community and I would like to try something new for this site with a community discussion forum.  We have written a lot about certain topics pertaining to skin cancer including Mohs Surgery.  This is a very popular and successful surgical treatment for... Read moreChevron

Sensitive to Sunlight? Two Skin Conditions Women Need to Know About

We receive a lot of questions on our skin sites about skin reactions to sunlight. For some people, especially women, just a little exposure to the sun can cause rashes, hives and other skin irritation. When someone has this type of skin reaction to the sun we say that they are photosensitive. There can be many causes for photosensitivity including... Read moreChevron

Healing After Mohs Surgery: A Dermatologist Answers Your Questions

Each month we will be selecting one member question to be answered by our consulting dermatologist, Dr. Lawrence Green, who is the Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at George Washington University School of Medicine. To find out more about Dr. Green please visit his website: Aesthetics, Skin Care, and Dermasurgery. One of the most... Read moreChevron