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Eileen Bailey

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Do’s and Don’ts to Managing the Skin Reactions to Topical Chemotherapy

Topical chemotherapy is a targeted treatment. It is applied directly to the affected area and side effects are much less severe than traditional chemotherapy. As the topical chemotherapy kills cancer cells, it can also damage surrounding cells, which causes the side effects, such as redness, rash, itching or pain. If you experience side... Read moreChevron
posted 04/15/2014, comments (0)|
JHo

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Multimedia journalist with a bachelor's degree in English Literature and a master's in Broadcast Journalism and Public Affairs

Guide to Buying Sunscreen

The biggest risk for both melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer is exposure to UV rays, and the most effective way to reduce risk is to avoid exposure and/or sunburn. This includes avoiding tanning beds, seeking shade when in sunny areas and properly wearing sunscreen. With all kinds of sunscreen available in today’s market, it can be... Read moreChevron
posted 04/10/2014, comments (0)|
JHo

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Multimedia journalist with a bachelor's degree in English Literature and a master's in Broadcast Journalism and Public Affairs

Skin Cancer Rates Spike Among Young Women

Young women in the U.S. seem to be ignoring warnings about the health risks associated with tanning—a conclusion based on a study’s finding that young women today are eight times more likely to be diagnosed with skin cancer than they were 40 years ago.    Reports show that more than 28 million people use tanning beds... Read moreChevron
posted 04/08/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Does Sunscreen Really Protect You From Skin Cancer?

Over the past few weeks, we have focused on giving you the information you need to know about sunscreens to best protect yourself and your loved ones from sun damage. But does sunscreen really help protect you from cancer? Or does it simply stop you from getting a sunburn? According to new research, sunscreen does help prevent skin cancer.... Read moreChevron
posted 04/07/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Homemade vs. Store Bought Sunscreen

You only have to do a search on Google or Pinterest to find dozens of recipes for homemade sunscreen. It sounds like a great idea. It’s all natural and you have control over the ingredients you are putting on your skin. But is it a good idea? Or are there some things that are better left to those who know what they are doing?   The... Read moreChevron
posted 04/01/2014, comments (0)|

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