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Only four percent of skin cancers are melanoma, but it accounts for three-quarters of all skin cancer-related deaths.
The way people typically apply sunscreen provides, at most, about 40 percent of the expected protection, say researchers at King’s College in London. The reason: Most people put on sunscreen too thin.
The Mediterranean diet—rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids—can help lower your risk of developing skin cancer.
Skin care resolutions can be helpful in reducing your risk of skin cancer. Tips include having an annual dermatology exam and eating healthy.
There was a great deal of research on skin cancer in 2017, including how skin cancer forms and how certain foods might protect you from skin cancer.
Chocolate contains flavanols, and these might help reduce our sensitivity to light, thus reducing our skin cancer risk.
A study has found that eating tomatoes daily significantly reduced the number of skin cancer tumors in male mice.
Actinic Keratosis (AK), also called Solar Keratosis, is a pre-cancerous, pre-malignant rough spot on the skin. It is usually between 2 and 6 millimeters (somewhere between a pencil point and a pencil eraser) and is generally red, with a rough texture.