Skin Cancer

The latest skin cancer news, advice, and information, including screening, diagnosis, risk factors, treatment, and real-life stories about people living with these diseases.

Diagnosing Stage 4 Melanoma

Learn what to expect at the dermatologist and the best questions to ask your care team about skin cancer.

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That Pinterest Recipe for Homemade Sunscreen? Skip It

You don’t want to mess around when it comes to protecting your skin from harmful UV rays.

By Lara DeSanto

Melanoma: Eat These Foods to Help Prevent Recurrence

Much of cancer is out of your control, but eating right can help improve your chances of a healthy survivorship. Try these tips from dietitian Carmen Roberts.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Telling the Kids You Have Metastatic Melanoma

Telling your children you have metastatic melanoma is not easy. Here are some tips, such as talking to professionals and choosing the right time and place.

By Eileen Bailey

Improving on Melanoma Adjuvant Therapy

Researchers continue to work to refine and improve the effectiveness, tolerability, and precision of melanoma adjuvant therapies to best suit each patient.

By Rachel Zohn

After Your Melanoma Is 'Clear': Adjuvant Therapy?

Learn more about these treatments that can help prevent your cancer from returning, what to expect, and whether they might work for your case.

By Stephanie Stephens

Metastatic Melanoma Clinical Trials

If you have metastatic melanoma, how do you know if a clinical trial might be right for you? And what can you expect if you join one?

By Eileen Bailey

Is a Cure for Melanoma on the Horizon?

One cancer researcher says "we will be curing a significant majority of melanoma patients by 2030."

By Katherine Malmo

Here's What to Ask Your Doctor About Adjuvant Therapy

Find out whether you're a good candidate for follow-up treatment that can help keep the melanoma from coming back.

By Elizabeth Millard

Innovations in Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma

Advances in various therapies have some melanoma researchers optimistic about future treatment.

By Rachel Zohn

Telling Work About Your Metastatic Melanoma

Sharing news about an illness with colleagues is tough. Here's advice on smoothing the way.

By Eileen Bailey

Meet the Experts

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Stephanie Stephens

M.A., Health Writer

Stephanie Stephens is a digital journalist, audio/video producer and host, specializing in health and celebrities.

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.