Firefighters risk their lives running into burning buildings, but the menace doesn’t come just from the fire. They may face an increased risk for developing melanoma, the most dangerous of the three most common types of skin cancer.
Does a sunscreen stay effective after its expiration date?
Growing up in Philadelphia and Queens, New York, I wasn’t really an outdoorsy type of child. I spent a lot of time in the dance studio doing ballet, tap and jazz. I did go to Greece every summer, which is where my family is originally from, and I spent a lot of time in the sun on the beaches there. I have that Mediterranean olive skin, and I tanned well.
Recent research suggests that there may be a link between three common medical conditions and skin cancer. We delved into the research and spoke to the experts about whether you should be concerned — or not.
Moles can develop at any age. However, it is more common to develop moles as a child.
Both a precancer and an atypical mole may look unusual, but each has unique characteristics. An expert explains the differences.
Did you know more people develop skin cancer because of indoor tanning than develop lung cancer because of smoking? Dermatologist Deborah S. Sarnoff, MD, president of The Skin Cancer Foundation, shares five more good reasons to just say no to tanning beds.