Blue Eyes Linked To Higher Risk Of Melanoma
Genes tied to blue eyes and red hair might be more likely to cause people to develop freckles and moles, both of which can be precursors to melanoma.
Scientists Discover New Melanoma Cell Subpopulation To Blame For Drug-Resistant Tumors
In a new study, researchers found a subpopulation of cells enable tumors to resist drugs that target a particular pathway crucial for destroying melanomas.
6 Things Your Skin Is Constantly Telling You About Your Health
Do you continue to have dark circles under your eyes no matter how long you sleep? Suffer from acne well past adolescence? These skin problems may indicate underlying health complications.
Scientists Find A Way To Target Drug Resistance In Melanoma Patients
Immune cells may be the cause for drug resistance in melanoma patients, according to a new study, which found that blocking immune cells' survival signal led to smaller, easier-to-treat tumors.
FDA Grants Melanoma Drug Keytruda Accelerated Approval
The Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new melanoma drug as a last-ditch treatment option.
3-In-1 Optical Skin Cancer Probe May Provide More Accurate Diagnoses
A new device developed by researchers from the University of Texas can help to reduce the negative results associated with biopsies by more accurately detecting melanoma and other cancerous lesions.
Why Teenage Girls Need To Be Extra Careful In The Sun
Serious sunburns increase an individual's risk for developing melanoma, however white women who received 5 or more blistering sunburns between the age of 15 and 20, increase their risk by 80 percent.
Think Your Skin’s Safe In A Tanning Bed Because It Doesn’t Burn? Think Again
Even if you don't burn when you go indoor tanning, you're still causing damage that can lead to melanoma.
What You Should Know About Nodular Melanoma, Possibly The Deadliest Form Of Skin Cancer [VIDEO]
Doctors warn against nodular melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer that is responsible for over 40 percent of all melanoma deaths.
Pup Waits Days Outside Hospital To Reunite With Sick Owner [VIDEO]
Seco, a loyal dog, waited eight days outside the hospital to reunite with his sick owner, Lauri da Costa, after an attack to the face led to da Costa's melanoma cancer diagnosis and immediate surgery.
Men Who Live Alone Face Heightened Risk For Skin Cancer Death
Men living alone have a significantly higher risk of dying from skin cancer compared to women and men who live with partners, a new study finds.
Two-Drug Therapy Approved By FDA For Advanced Melanoma
The Food and Drug Administrator approves a two-drug combination therapy for advanced melanoma.