Ex-Journey Singer Steve Perry Has Melanoma Mole Removed After Losing Girlfriend to Cancer [PHOTOS]
Former Journey singer Steve Perry is recovering from a surgery that removed a cancerous melanoma from his cheek, just six months after losing his girlfriend to cancer.
FDA Approves Two Next-Gen Melanoma Drugs From GlaxoSmithKline; More Hope For Advanced Cancer Patients
GSK's new melanoma drugs are targeted toward specific mutations present in the skin cancer.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Raises Your Risk Of Melanoma By 37%, Says Mayo Clinic
With the uncovered risk of melanoma for patients with inflammatory bowel disease, researchers advise these individuals to apply sunscreen, among other sun-protective measures.
Cancer Survivors More Likely To Experience Poor Long-Term Physical And Mental Health
Researchers say that cancer survivors often suffer physical and emotional impairment after treatment, a lot of which goes undetected or untreated.
Redheads, Sunscreen May Not Be Enough: Skin Pigment Makes Cancer Risk Greater Than Thought
Red hair pigment production may be putting redheads at higher risk for skin cancer, according to a new study.
Sunscreen And Shade; Best Options For Protecting Against Nevi
A new study suggests physical barriers and sunscreen are essential to UV protection.
FDA Wants To Add More Warnings To Tanning Beds
In a call to reduce skin cancer rates, the FDA wants manufacturers to put warnings on tanning beds for children under 18.
FDA Gives Merck Melanoma Drug ‘Breakthrough’ Status
The granting of breakthrough status to lambrolizumab will allow it to rush through approval processes.
For Those With White Skin, Skin Cancer Increases Future Risk For Other Forms of Cancer
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.
Solar Flares Linked to Increased Risk of Cancer
Solar flares may increase the risk of skin cancer for those on board an airplane during their occurrence.
Natural Hibiscus Extract, Gossypin, May Be Effective Melanoma Treatment
A hibiscus plant extract called gossypin may provide an effective melanoma treatment— a new study highlights its potential in fighting the deadly skin cancer.
Melanoma Continues To Rise In Children For The Last 30 Years
Researchers don't indicate why, but say that it mirrors disturbing statistics seen in adults.