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...
Not all melanomas are dark, some are without pigment and even more DEADLY

Not all melanomas are dark, some are without pigment and even more DEADLY

According to a recent article in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, not all melanomas are dark, some are without pigment and even more deadly. The objective of the study was to examine the “anatomic distribution and risk factors associated with...
Do Your Clothes Protect You From UV Rays?

Do Your Clothes Protect You From UV Rays?

While daily use of sunscreen is important, The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends clothing as first line of defense against the sun’s harmful UV rays. Different items of clothing can affect how well you are protected. According to Ali Venosa here are 5 criteria to...
The FDA Announces That Sunscreen Pills Are A Scam and Fake

The FDA Announces That Sunscreen Pills Are A Scam and Fake

There’s no such thing as a sunscreen pill, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday, telling companies that sell them to stop. “There’s no pill or capsule that can replace your sunscreen,” FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in a statement. “We’ve found...
Tips for Protecting Kids from Sunburns

Tips for Protecting Kids from Sunburns

Keeping kids safe from sunburns and exposure to the sun is a priority of the RDK Melanoma Foundation. As we head into summer time, it is important to follow the advice below to prevent skin damage from the sun. According to Tanya Altmann and Tiffany Fischman, “The...

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