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Surgeon General: Tanning Is Behind Sharp Spike in Skin Cancer Rates

As rates of other cancers have declined, rates of the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma, have increased more than 200 percent from 1973 to 2011, according to a new “Call to Action” report from the Surgeon General’s Office.

07/31/2014

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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.

05/19/2014

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Study: Viagra Can Increase Risk Of Developing Skin Cancer

According to a recent study, men who take Viagra to treat erectile dysfunction could have an increased risk of developing melanoma.

04/09/2014

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Study: Regular Alcohol Drinkers Have Increased Risk Of Developing Skin Cancer

A new study has found that regular alcohol drinkers have an increased risk of developing skin cancer.

01/28/2014

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Man Finds Cancer After Shaving Head In Support Of Wife Battling Disease

A man discovers he has cancer after shaving his head in support of his wife who is also battling the disease.

10/22/2012

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