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melanoma

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.

Baby’s skin no match for the sun

Shade, clothes and hats offer little ones safe protection.

Sunscreen 101

Study finds many people don't use it properly, raising their risk of skin cancer.

Skin checks? Don’t be shy

Study: With proper training, couples can help each other spot potentially troublesome moles.

Sunscreen delays melanoma in mice

Study results suggest applications for preventing deadly skin cancer in humans.

Patient Story

Your top health stories of 2015

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

Herpes virus used to fight melanoma

Study shows it helped a minority of patients, but experts say this approach has promise.

Patient Story

Scared of skin cancer?

Don’t put off getting your moles checked, cautions Audra Brummel, a 27-year-old melanoma patient.

A boy and his nurse

The friendship between a child and nurse.