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...
Protection and Early Detection is the key to melanoma survival.

Protection and Early Detection is the key to melanoma survival.

When you have a late detected melanoma, the survival rate is less than 15%. The good news…an early detected melanoma is almost 100% curable. Here’s an app that many of you might want to use as a guideline, however, if you have a spot on your skin that changes in any...
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...
Married Couples Are Less Likely To Die From Melanoma

Married Couples Are Less Likely To Die From Melanoma

According to Nicholas Bakalar, “Married people are more likely than the unmarried to get timely diagnosis and treatment for malignant skin cancer.” The key to effectively treating Melanoma is early detection. The results are from a study published in JAMA dermatology....

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