Sunscreen in Florida Schools

Sunscreen in Florida Schools

Florida will finally be joining the list of states that allows students to use sunscreen at school. For years sunscreen has been viewed as an over the counter drug similar to Advil and Aspirin by the FDA. Because of this categorization and the concern that some...
Melanoma Drug Market Growth

Melanoma Drug Market Growth

The need for melanoma treatments in recent years has become a fact that many are starting to take notice of. More research has been done on melanoma in the past few years than ever before, resulting in the need for treatment options. This increase has led drug...
New Smartphone App Helps Medical Students Identify Melanoma

New Smartphone App Helps Medical Students Identify Melanoma

Dr. Michael Kolodney has developed a new Smartphone app that teaches medical students how to identify potentially deadly skin lesions. “Melanoma is easily curable if recognized early,” says Michael S. Kolodney, MD, PhD. “Dermatologists are good at spotting melanomas...
Melanoma Death Rates Climb for Men Across the Globe

Melanoma Death Rates Climb for Men Across the Globe

According to a new study, “Melanoma skin cancer death rates in men are on the rise in most countries, but are stable or declining for women in some.” The study was conducted by researchers from the World Health Organization. They studied data from 33 countries between...
Combatting Skin Cancer From The Outside Using Chemotherapy Hydrogel

Combatting Skin Cancer From The Outside Using Chemotherapy Hydrogel

Treating skin cancer often involves chemotherapy that must be delivered intravenously and cause side effects. New research is providing a type of chemo that can be painted onto the skin. According to Michael Irving, “Finding ways to apply chemo or other treatments...

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