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Don't Fry Day - May 25 - Focuses on Sun Safety & Preventing Skin Cancer
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Don't Fry Day - May 25 - Focuses on Sun Safety & Preventing Skin Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Friday that the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day (May 25) as "Don't Fry Day," and FDA is participating in this national campaign to "spread...

Screening for Melanoma Found Most Effective in Patients 50 Years or Older
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Screening for Melanoma Found Most Effective in Patients 50 Years or Older

June, 2011 issue of the Archives of Dermatology, a Journal of the American Medical Association, concluded: "Screening and surveillance efforts should focus on patients 50 years or older and those with a personal history of skin cancer or a family histo...

Preventing millions of cancers with simple life changes
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The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) estimates that about a third of all common cancers in the United States, China and Britain could be prevented each year if people ate healthier food, drank less...

Skin Cancer Prevention and Early Detection
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American Cancer Society.  While skin cancer is the most prevalent form of cancer, with over 1,000,000 diagnosed cases in the U.S. each year, the good news is that it usually can be prevented by avoiding exposure to bad ultraviolet light of the sun.  ...

Facts About Sunscreens from the American Academy of Dermatology
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The American Academy of Dermatology explains some common myths and facts about sun exposure, sunscreen and vitamin D. The article includes information about sunscreens and debunks the myth that all sunscreens are equal, and other myths about sunscr...

Can Melanoma be prevented?
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American Cancer Society.  How to protect yourself and your loved ones from risks of skin cancer by limiting ultraviolet light exposure, both from the sun and from other sources, such as tanning beds and sun lamps.  Also mentions that Vitamin D may he...

Who is Most at Risk for Melanoma?
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SkinCancerNet, website of the American Academy of Dermatology.  Describes the risk factors that pre-dispose one to melanoma, including primarily exposure to ultraviolet light from the sun or tanning beds, genetic factors (if a direct relative ...

Atypical Moles: How to Recognize
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SkinCancerNet, website of the American Academy of Dermatology.  Describes and explains, with pictures, how to recognize the type of atypical (or asymmetrical) moles that may indicate the presence of a skin cancer.  Any atypical moles should be ...

Body Mole Map
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American Academy of Dermatology.  Skin cancer self-examination chart, showing the “ABCD’s of Melanoma.”  Self examination and early detection and treatment is key to prevention of the spread of skin cancer. >>View Info

Choices for Good Health; Guidelines for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention
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Pamphlet by the American Cancer Society.In order to help reduce risks of cancer, recommends (1) maintain a healthy weight throughout life, (2) exercise and adopt a physically active lifestyle, (3) eat a healthy diet, rich in plant sources, and (4) limi...

Skin Cancer Prevention and Education Initiative
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Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, National Institutes of Health.  Statistics about skin cancer, and programs for prevention. >> View Info

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Avoid Unnecessary Medical Tests That Involve Exposure to Radiation
November 28, 2012 Posted by Senior Editor
Avoid Unnecessary Medical Tests That Involve Exposure to Radiation

Originally published January 6, 2011; Updated November 28, 2012 A  study funded by the National Institute of Aging and published in the New England Journal of Medicine, shows that 66% of Americans underwent medical testing involving exposure to rad...

Coffee May Lower Risk of Basal Cell Skin Cancer, New Study Suggests
July 5, 2012 Posted by Editor
Coffee May Lower Risk of Basal Cell Skin Cancer, New Study Suggests

A new study by researchers at Harvard suggests that drinking caffeinated coffee could lower your risk of developing Basal Cell Carcinoma, which is the most common type of skin cancer. The study also found that drinking caffeinated tea or cola or consu...

Harvard Guide to Women's Health Fifty and Forward Focuses on Prevention
June 20, 2012 Posted by Editor
Harvard Guide to Women's Health Fifty and Forward Focuses on Prevention

The Harvard Medical School Special Health Report, A Guide to Women's Health: Fifty and Forward, presents a basic overview of the changes in major health risks that women face as they age, and focuses particularly on lifestyle changes that women can mak...

Calcium + Vitamin D Reduced Melanoma Risk by 57% in Women with History of Other Skin Cancer
June 28, 2011 Posted by Editor
Calcium + Vitamin D Reduced Melanoma Risk by 57% in Women with History of Other Skin Cancer

A new study led by scientists at Stanford has found that a daily supplement of 1,000 mg of calcium plus 400 IU of vitamin D3 lowered the risk of getting melanoma by 57% in women with a history of other skin cancers, but did not affect the incidence of ...

Good news about broccoli in your diet and reducing the risk of cancer!
February 11, 2011 Posted by Senior Editor

First the bad news. Researches found one would have to eat 2 lbs of broccoli a week to reduce the risk of cancer by 50%! In 1992, scientists from John Hopkins found a phyto-chemical in broccoli which reduces the risk of developing cancer and slows do...

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