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The 7 Best Ways to Catch Cancer Early

By Patricia Hollenback, R.N., BSN, OCN

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be scary. But if your doctor catches it early before it has the chance to grow and spread, it is much easier to treat and cure. 941 more words

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Strip Down To Your Birthday Suit, It's Melanoma Monday

By Dr. Dave Hnida

(CBS4) – Do you know the ABC’s when it comes to your skin?

There is no better day than today to get to know your skin on an intimate basis — what’s normal and what is not. 301 more words

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Penticton man with cancerous tumour frustrated with surgery wait times

PENTICTON — Every few hours, Garry Ackerman must change the bandage on his forehead that stops a cancerous lesion from bleeding out.

“It is like a fountain coming out,” described Ackerman.

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Red Hook defeats Poughkeepsie in "Blackout Melanoma" game

Austin Cole was in complete command.

The Red Hook High School baseball team’s starting pitcher kept Poughkeepsie’s hitters off balance Monday, and led the Raiders to a 4-1 win in the host Pioneers’ “Blackout Melanoma” game. 356 more words


Melanoma Monday kicks off skin cancer awareness month

FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTNH)–May is National Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, and today is ‘Melanoma Monday.’ Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer.

Something people may not know be aware of this: that a tan is not a healthy glow. 260 more words


May is Skin Cancer Awareness month - Don't Fry

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types. More than 3.5 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States, and more than 73,000 cases of melanoma (the most serious form of skin cancer) are expected to be diagnosed in 2015. 101 more words

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Melanoma Monday targets men

WASHINGTON (NBC News) – Pool season is just around the corner for much of the country, making now the perfect time to raise awareness about sun safety. 190 more words