skin cancer

Man with 5.5-inch horn growing on his back slipped “through the net,” docs say

Man with 5.5-inch horn growing on his back slipped “through the net,” docs say

The man lived in a developed country with access to free healthcare.
Staying on Guard Against Skin Cancer

Staying on Guard Against Skin Cancer

If you see something on your skin that is new, changing, not healing or doesn’t seem right, get it checked out as soon as possible.
Foods High in Vitamin A May Help Ward Off Skin Cancer

Foods High in Vitamin A May Help Ward Off Skin Cancer

Diets high in vitamin A were linked to a lower risk for squamous cell carcinoma.
Americans are not using umbrellas as they were intended

Americans are not using umbrellas as they were intended

The umbrella is cheap, readily accessible, easy to use, and less messy than applying sunscreen.

Should You Get a Scary UV Photo of Your Skin Damage?

A technology grows in popularity among dermatologists, sunscreen brands and artists.

Should You Get a Scary UV Photo of Your Skin Damage?

A technology grows in popularity among dermatologists, sunscreen brands and artists.
Why Do Men Refuse to Wear Sunscreen?

Why Do Men Refuse to Wear Sunscreen?

Men and women both have skin, both live on the same earth with the same sun above, and are both prone to skin cancer. (Actually, white men are more likely than white women to die of skin cancer.) So
Don't Give Yourself a 'Sunburn Tattoo'

Don't Give Yourself a 'Sunburn Tattoo'

I hate to talk people out of something that is easy, whimsical, and almost free. But here goes: it’s best not to give yourself a sunburn tattoo. Or to let your kids give themselves sunburn tattoos.
Should Black People Wear Sunscreen?

Should Black People Wear Sunscreen?

Does it make sense for me, a dark-skinned black woman, to wear sunscreen? The answer is more complicated than it may seem.
Should Black People Wear Sunscreen?

Should Black People Wear Sunscreen?

Does it make sense for me, a dark-skinned black woman, to wear sunscreen? The answer is more complicated than it may seem.
Should Black People Wear Sunscreen?

Should Black People Wear Sunscreen?

Does it make sense for me, a dark-skinned black woman, to wear sunscreen? The answer is more complicated than it may seem.
Shielding Kids From the Sun Isn’t Just About Sunscreen

Shielding Kids From the Sun Isn’t Just About Sunscreen

Experts say other steps should include seeking shade, avoiding the most intense hours of sun exposure and wearing hats and clothing to protect the skin.

Paige details first AI pathology tech with clinical-grade accuracy in new research paper

Researchers associated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and medical tech and computational pathology startup Paige have published a new article in the peer-reviewed medical journal Nature
Shielding Kids From the Sun Isn’t Just About Sunscreen

Shielding Kids From the Sun Isn’t Just About Sunscreen

Experts say other steps should include seeking shade, avoiding the most intense hours of sun exposure and wearing hats and clothing to protect the skin.
Should You Use a Mole-Checking App?

Should You Use a Mole-Checking App?

Is that mole looking suspicious? You can download an app to check out an individual mole, or to keep track of the moles on your body, but none of these apps can substitute for getting checked out by
The Best Sunscreen Is the One You'll Wear

The Best Sunscreen Is the One You'll Wear

Cream or spray, mineral or chemical, high SPF or not—there are lots of features by which you could choose a sunscreen. But what matters in the long run is whether you actually wear it, and wear enough
How Safe Is Sunscreen?

How Safe Is Sunscreen?

A recent study on absorption into the bloodstream has caused concern, but you should be more worried about skin cancer.
How Safe Is Sunscreen?

How Safe Is Sunscreen?

A recent study on absorption into the bloodstream has caused concern, but you should be more worried about skin cancer.