Mole or Melanoma?
Some adults can have up to 40 moles. But when should you start worrying about skin cancer?
Shedding Light on Popular Sunscreens
Some popular sunscreen brands may not adhere to sun safety guidelines laid out by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), a new study found.
The Link Between Moles and Melanoma
Melanoma and skin moles have long been associated. But there's some new information.
Do Sunscreen Labels Have You Confused?
Sunscreen and outdoor activities go hand-in-hand, especially in the summer. But when it comes to choosing a sunscreen, many people may be left in the dark.
Light vs. Freezing for Actinic Keratosis
Spending lots of time under the sun's harmful rays can cause skin patches called actinic keratoses (AKs). In some cases, these scaly, rough patches can turn into skin cancer, so doctors usually recommend removing them. But what's the best way to remove them?
Indoor Tanning Common in Western Countries
There has been an increasing amount of evidence on the harms of indoor tanning. Yet, it seems many people have still been partaking in the activity.
Antifungal Rx May Increase Skin Cancer
Side effects involving skin damage have been reported in patients taking voriconazole for fungal infections. Some patients using voriconazole long-term have developed skin cancer.
When a Rash Isn’t Just a Rash
Every body develops a rash from time to time. But odd changes to the skin can also be a symptom of more serious health issues going on inside the body.
Vitiligo? Lower Risk of Skin Cancer!
The common skin condition where splotches of lighter skin spread unpredictably over the body may be frustrating. But on the bright side, it lowers the risk of skin cancer threefold.
Check Out That Body
Sunscreen and shade do help with protecting the skin, but that's only part of the process. Keeping a close eye on those moles and spots is sometimes farther down the checklist.