skin cancer

Melanoma Monday

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States.  The American Academy of Dermaology has designated the first Monday of May, Melanoma Monday in hopes of raising awareness of Melanoma and of other forms of skin cancer.

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Get Your Skin Cancer Screening!

Did you know that skin cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in the United States? While most skin cancers are not aggressive, early detection is critical and can be life-saving. This is especially true for the deadliest form of skin cancer, Malignant Melanoma.  

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How Important is Vitamin D?

It seems everywhere you look lately someone is warning about Vitamin D deficiency. How much Vitamin D do you need? How do you get enough? What are the risks if you are deficient? What is the defining level of Vitamin D deficiency? The issue is confusing, to say the least.

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Melanoma on the Rise in Young Women

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Malignant melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, and it is unfortunately diagnosed more frequently every year. Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have found that the incidence of melanoma is rising particularly fast in one population.

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Melanoma Warning Signs

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Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, and early detection is critical. The American Cancer Society estimates there will be 62,480 new cases of melanoma in the US this year, and about 8,420 deaths from the disease.

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