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Protect Your Skin with the Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet—rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids—can help lower your risk of developing skin cancer.

Complementary Care for Stage 4 Melanoma

Complementary treatments are not considered scientifically proven to help or improve melanoma but may reduce side effects or improve quality of life.

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9 Things Melanoma Survivors Should Know

Your melanoma treatment is over. Now what? Here’s what you should know about follow-up care and life as a melanoma survivor.

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Why Men Die from Skin Cancer More Often than Women

Sunscreen use, knowledge about skin care, and regular medical care all help reduce the risk of skin cancer.

Surprising Health Risks of Driving

If you’re frequently behind the wheel, here’s how to reduce your risk of skin cancer and cataracts.

5 Tips for Melanoma Prevention

Sun exposure is the most preventable risk factor for skin cancer. Here’s what you can do to reduce your risk.

6 Things to Know About Melanoma

Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer. Its incidence has doubled in the past 30 years, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

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Dangers of Nonmelanoma Cancer

Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are the most commonly diagnosed forms of skin cancers. Although rarely fatal, they can lead to a long list of complications if left untreated.

The Right Way to Apply Sunscreen

Many people fail to apply enough sunscreen, forget to reapply it after spending a long time in the sun, or use an expired product. Here’s how to get the most protection.