A large study by Cleveland Clinic researchers recently found that prompt treatment of melanoma significantly increases chances of survival, especially in early-stage cases.
Imagine walking into a doctor’s office in the morning with skin cancer. During the next few hours you undergo a procedure that removes and examines every bit of the cancer, all the while testing to make sure you are completely cancer-free. Then you drive home that afternoon.
If you’re heading to the beach for a spring vacation get-away, you might be tempted to seek shade under a beach umbrella and forego the sunscreen. But a new study says that shade from a beach umbrella provides less effective sun protection than a high-SPF sunscreen.
Reducing indoor tanning could reduce the number of people developing melanoma, the number of people dying from melanoma, and the costs of treating this deadly disease, a new study says.
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Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. Most of the time, it starts in a certain type of skin cell that produces melanin. However, melanoma also can form in your eyes and, rarely, in internal organs such as your intestines.