Melanoma Rates Rise Steeply Among Women Ages 18 – 39

Melanoma Rates Rise Steeply Among Women Ages 18 – 39

A recent study by the American Academy of Dermatology revealed an alarming trend in skin cancer rates among Caucasian women. “Research presented at the 2019 American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting in New York shows that between 1970 and 2009, rates of melanoma,...
Why Israel’s skin cancer rates are dropping

Why Israel’s skin cancer rates are dropping

In these hot summer months when we’re all outdoors and enjoying the sun, it’s more important than ever to protect against skin cancer. While the sun offers us much needed vitamin D, there are also unfortunately many harmful effects of too much sun exposure. In this...
While Smart phone Apps Can Be Helpful Raising Skin Cancer Awareness, They Are Not A Replacement For Regular Dermatology Appointments

While Smart phone Apps Can Be Helpful Raising Skin Cancer Awareness, They Are Not A Replacement For Regular Dermatology Appointments

There are several smartphone apps that claim to be able to analyze photos of moles and determine if there are irregularities that need the attention of a dermatologist. However, one should not rely on an app to diagnose skin problems. According to Diane Berson, a...
10 skin cancer myths debunked

10 skin cancer myths debunked

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Our expert, Saira George, M.D., takes on some common myths about this disease, and has some tips to reduce your risk. Think you’re safe from skin cancer? It’s the most common cancer in the United States. It’s...
Dermatologist Recommended Sunscreens

Dermatologist Recommended Sunscreens

We all know that sunscreen is important when you are ready to enjoy the outdoors. However, with so many choices, how do you know what type of sunscreen to choose? Christina Heiser put together a list to help decide what to look for when choosing a sunscreen. Beginning...