By Christie Rizk | May 15, 2013 04:20 PM EDT
A new study finds people with skin cancer have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
By Lexie Smythe | Apr 23, 2013 05:01 PM EDT
Using data gathered over the course of the past three decades, researchers have determined that white men and women with non-melanoma skin cancer are more likely to develop other forms of skin cancer in the future.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 10, 2013 08:16 PM EDT
A hibiscus plant extract called gossypin may provide an effective melanoma treatment— a new study highlights its potential in fighting the deadly skin cancer.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 02, 2013 10:07 PM EDT
A tanning bed ban for minors was signed yesterday by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, intended to limit teenagers' risk for developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mar 11, 2013 11:33 AM EDT
A large study in older women suggests that the anti-inflammatory effects of aspirin may combat the development of melanoma.
By Makini Brice | Jan 18, 2013 02:28 PM EST
In addition, the Skin Cancer Foundation is filing a complaint against MTV for its promotion of tanning on the series Jersey Shore.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 11, 2013 11:19 AM EST
Melanoma tumors that develop resistance to anti-cancer drug vemurafenib, or more commonly known as Zelboraf, also develop addiction to the drug.
By Makini Brice | Jan 07, 2013 06:44 PM EST
Energy-efficient compact fluorescent lamp (CFLs) light bulbs may emit alarmingly high levels of ultraviolet radiation, increasing risk of skin cancer.
By Amber Moore | Nov 02, 2012 11:28 AM EDT
The risk of skin cancer is higher for redheads and sun exposure doesn't make much of a difference, says a new study.
By Amber Moore | Oct 08, 2012 04:43 PM EDT
A research team from Australia has developed a cream that can mimic a cancer killing virus and can treat the most deadly form of skin cancers.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 03, 2012 11:49 AM EDT
Tanning beds have been directly linked to more than 170,000 cases of basal and squamous cell skin cancer each year nationwide according to a new report.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 28, 2012 01:49 PM EDT
Studying the genetics of an indigenous Malaysian tribe may be the key to unlocking the mystery that has long perplexed scientists: why East Asians have light skin but lower skin cancer rates than Europeans.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 22, 2012 01:12 PM EDT
Scientists have discovered a chemical extract in green tea that can treat two types of skin cancer, without producing the harmful side effects associated with chemotherapy.