Skin cancer can hide as spot on sole? What does foot melanoma look like?

Skin cancer can hide as spot on sole? What does foot melanoma look like?

Melanoma on the extremities — nails, hands and feet — is the rarest subtype of the skin cancer, but it’s also more aggressive. As a young, healthy African-American, Joshua Paschal didn’t think he could get melanoma. The deadliest form of skin cancer is rare...
Moles Do Not Equal Melanoma

Moles Do Not Equal Melanoma

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology shows significant data supporting the idea that most melanoma DOES NOT arise from pre-existing moles. In the study, only about 29% of the patients had melanoma develop from a mole, whereas...
Eclipse 2019  The 20th Annual Luncheon & Fashion Show

Eclipse 2019 The 20th Annual Luncheon & Fashion Show

The Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation Presents Eclipse 2019 The 20th Annual Luncheon & Fashion Show Featuring The Rene Ruiz Collection by Luis Escudero Jewelry courtesy of Patricia Robalino Designs, Palm Beach Monday, February 4, 2019 The Breakers, Palm Beach...
Don’t Let Your Guard Down When It Comes To Skin Cancer Risk During Winter

Don’t Let Your Guard Down When It Comes To Skin Cancer Risk During Winter

As the winter months arrive, it is important to continue to be vigilant and sun safe to avoid increasing your risk for developing skin cancer. According to Dawn Dorsey, “When the temperature drops or you haven’t seen the sun in days, don’t think you can put away the...
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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