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

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Treatment

Melanoma Treatment: What to Know

The field of melanoma treatment has virtually exploded in the past decade.

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Symptoms

5 Tips for Melanoma Prevention in the Sun

Sun exposure is the most preventable risk factor for skin cancer. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself from the sun.

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Symptoms

6 Important Facts About Melanoma

Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer, and its incidence has doubled in the past 30 years. Here's what you should know about this deadly disease.

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Symptoms

Watch for This Under Your Nails

This form of skin cancer occurs under the nail, usually on the thumb or big toe. Here’s what to look for.

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Risk Factors

The Most Dangerous Skin Cancer

Melanoma is the rarest type of skin cancer, but it's also the most deadly. Here's what you should know about the different types of melanoma.

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Lifestyle

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.

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What to Know About UV Rays

The sun actually produces three types of ultraviolet (UV) rays: UVA, UVB and UVC.

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Risk Factors

ED Drugs and Skin Cancer Risk

Do erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra increase my risk of getting skin cancer? Here’s what to know, based on the studies to date.

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New Gadgets and Apps for Skin

We know how important it is to protect our skin from the sun’s UV rays. We know the risks of skin cancer increase as our exposure to the sun increases.

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Recommendations for Treating Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common type of cancer in the United States, with approximately 700,000 new cases diagnosed each year. It occurs most often on the limbs, head and neck – areas with a greater exposure to the sun – but can app...