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melanoma

Stay sun smart—shun the rays

At the height of the day, seek shade, wear protective clothing and apply lotion that's SPF 30 or higher.

Save your skin

Winter is brutal enough without having a sunburn, itching back or cracked lips. Try these 8 tips to successfully tackle this perennial issue.

Patient Story

‘Will you marry me?’

Told she doesn’t have much time to live, Rhonda White sees two wishes fulfilled in a tearful, joyful double wedding ceremony.

Skin cancer rates march upward

Protect yourself and your family from the deadly rays of the sun with these doctor-approved tips.

Patient Story

‘Living life to the fullest’

Less-invasive lymph node surgery has meant faster recovery for stage 3 melanoma patient Sally Coburn, who lives for the people she’s passionate about.

With summer here, check for signs of skin cancer

If melanoma is caught before it spreads to the lymph nodes, the survival rate is 99 percent.

New babies—made for the shade

Fresh air and sunshine are great for older kids, but newborns should be kept under cover.

Shield your kids from the sun’s damaging rays

Melanoma is the most common type of skin cancer in younger patients and affects mostly teenagers.

Ground Zero related to cancer years later

Rescue workers are at increased risk of prostate cancer, thyroid cancer and melanoma.

‘I thought this was the end’

A rare cancer therapy gives a Michigan man a second chance at life.

It may be winter, but keep that sunscreen handy

Four easy steps to best protect your skin from the sun.

Hey, baby—let’s talk skin care

New guidelines say parents should begin to emphasize lotion, clothing and healthy sun habits when their child is 6 months old.

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