4 Ways to Protect Against Skin Cancer (Other Than Sunscreen)

4 Ways to Protect Against Skin Cancer (Other Than Sunscreen)

Harvard Health Blog While sunscreen is essential to lowering your risk for skin cancer, there are other simple, over-the-counter options…

A Deadly Skin Cancer, Melanoma Can Spread Throughout Body

A Deadly Skin Cancer, Melanoma Can Spread Throughout Body

By Chuck Green What makes melanoma more dangerous than other forms of skin cancer? Unlike basal cell carcinoma and squamous…

Bright ideas for sun protection

Bright ideas for sun protection

By Julia Parsons, Baylor College of Medicine Sun Protection Factor (SPF) is not the only factor to consider when protecting…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Regular skin checks can help catch melanoma, other skin cancers early

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Regular skin checks can help catch melanoma, other skin cancers early

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: When I was in my teens and 20s, I regularly used a tanning bed. I’m now 43…

Chicago Bears Tackle Skin Cancer

Chicago Bears Tackle Skin Cancer

By David Himmel The Chicago Bears have teamed up with the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) to help protect fans…

The V–Y Island Advancement Flap Reconstruction

The V–Y Island Advancement Flap Reconstruction

• The V–Y island flap is named because of the type of incisions made. First, an incision is made in…

Mohs Procedure

Mohs Procedure

Illustrations by Ron Guastaferri • The site of the cancer is prepared and numbed with local anesthetic. The superficial part…