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My love/hate relationship with the sun.

Hi, I’m Pam! I’m 37 years old and I have pale skin. I love the sun; I love it’s warmth and how happy it makes me feel even on a cold winters day. 105 more words

Skin Cancer

ANXIETY kicks in on the Melanoma Rollercoaster

Much as the Scottish rugby team is having a rollercoaster start to this year’s Six Nations championship, I seem to be having a similar experience with my melanoma. 1,393 more words

Vitamin B3 and Skin Cancer - a bit more prevention.

A recent study has suggested that vitamin B3 otherwise known as nicotinamide may be able to reduce pre-cancerous skin lesions like actinic keratosis and non-melanoma skin cancers, such as… 491 more words

General Practice

'No one has been able to prove this:' La Crosse researchers find melanoma can recur decades later

LA CROSSE — Scientists in Wisconsin have made a skin cancer breakthrough. Their discovery was only made possible because the researchers in La Crosse are pack rats. 483 more words


The Ugly Duckling Rule

Malignant melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. To readers of this blog, that shouldn’t come as any surprise. And for years, we’ve been taught the ABCDE rules on detecting melanoma. 387 more words

Skin Cancer

What Are Those Scaly Brown Spots?

Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham

One of the most common reasons for a visit to the dermatologist is a common benign skin lesion called a seborrheic keratosis. 575 more words

Skin Cancer

Is Your Skin Having Too Much Fun in the Sun?

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Who would have ever thought that you could be having too much fun in the sun? From salty summer days to warm tanning beds in the cold winters, everyone loves to be tan. 384 more words