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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.

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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.

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The Ins and Outs of Skin Cancer Screenings: Insurance, Exams, and More

Straightforward advice on how to make the skin cancer screening process go smoothly.

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Make Your Loved One Get a Skin Cancer Exam

When your loved one has a suspicious mole, urge them to get a skin cancer exam, even if they're stubborn. Here are some snappy answers to common cop-outs.

Mediterranean foods.

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.

Dermatologist searching for signs of skin cancer.

New Treatments and Diagnostics for Melanoma

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. In the past melanoma outsmarted us, but now, with new treatments and tests, we’re starting to outsmart melanoma.

Dermatologist examining skin on woman's shoulder.

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.

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7 Ways You Can Minimize Your Risk of Skin Cancer

These simple tips can help minimize your risk of skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the United States.