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skin cancer

First-rate skin protectant: Vitamin A

A diet high in certain foods helps keep skin cells healthy, which researchers suspect may ward off squamous cell skin cancer.

Feel good in your skin

Proper sun protection and good care is your best line of defense. But if trouble arises—do you know what to look for?

Patient Story

‘The future is bright’

Hope Looyenga plans for a bright, cancer-free future.

Headed outdoors? Lather ’round the lashes

If you're gearing up for a day in the sun, don't forget to moisturize your face—especially those areas around your eyes.

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.

Skin cancer rates march upward

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

Shield yourself from the summer sun

Try to stay out of the sun when its rays are strongest, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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.

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.

‘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.

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