Getting a healthy tan isn’t possible, according to Baylor College of Medicine professor of dermatology Dr. Ida Orengo. But staying healthy in the sun is possible with the right preparation. 119 more words
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Over 3.5 million cases of basal and squamous cell skin cancer are diagnosed in the US on an annual basis, according to the American Cancer Society. 248 more words
Summertime means more people spending time outside, and according to the American Cancer Society, the number of skin cancer cases is on the rise.
In fact, more cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year than breast, colon, prostate and lung cancers combined. 317 more words
This summer may be cooler than normal, but you can still get a nasty sunburn despite cloudy or cool conditions. Did you know that skin cancer has increased by 200 percent in the last 40 years… 280 more words
A vivid childhood memory of mine is watching my father undergo a series of surgeries on one spot on his forehead. Dad, a fair-skinned blue-eyed man of Celtic descent, had spent all his childhood summers on the beaches of New England, and in those far-off days no one knew how dangerous repeated sunburns could be for kids. 537 more words