Of Mice and Melanoma: Understanding the impact of Genes

Of Mice and Melanoma: Understanding the impact of Genes

Scientists have discovered a lead that could explain how melanoma is triggered by UV rays. A gene in the skin called Hgma2 goes through gene expression when it is exposed to UV rays. Gene expression is when a gene uses information to synthesis a gene product, usually...
Jupiter High School students, called RAY Band, is proud to announce that they have donated Sunscreen Application Machine’s (SAM).

Jupiter High School students, called RAY Band, is proud to announce that they have donated Sunscreen Application Machine’s (SAM).

Jupiter, Fla. (November 20, 2017) – A team of Jupiter High School students, called RAY Band, is proud to announce that they have donated Sunscreen Application Machine’s (SAM). Ray Band, in partnership with the Richard David Kann (RDK) Melanoma Foundation, was one of...
Detectable and Preventable: Bill Cowher advocates on Kaye’s behalf.

Detectable and Preventable: Bill Cowher advocates on Kaye’s behalf.

Bill Cowher knows more about melanoma than he ever anticipated. After the tragic loss of his wife to the deadly cancer, he quickly began advocating for awareness and prevention. He knew the basics like most individuals, such as too much sun is the reason the cancer...
Cancer Coverage for Firefighters in the Empire State

Cancer Coverage for Firefighters in the Empire State

 There are approximately 96,000 volunteer firefighters in New York and now they have cancer coverage. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo passed a law on Sunday establishing health benefits to volunteer firefighters who develop certain cancers. This law will provide...

Melanoma most likely to develop as a new lesion on the skin rather than as a mole

The common belief that melanoma is most often detected in moles has been contradicted by new studies. According to the study, “only 29 percent of the skin cancers started in moles patients already had, while 71 percent arose as new lesions on the skin.” The study also...
DermaSensor: A gift from Miami to the World.

DermaSensor: A gift from Miami to the World.

New discoveries are being found and new technologies are being invented in the fight against melanoma every single day. Researchers across the globe are contributing to the massive push in skin cancer prevention and treatment, but the newest gadget is coming from our...

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