Summer is upon us and whether you’re hitting the beach, playing at the park or grilling in the backyard, outdoor activities mean lots of sun exposure. Christie Clinic’s Kate Vajko shares ways to keep your skin protected this summer. Click here to read the article.
Hear a local man’s personal story of discovering and treating his basal cell carcinoma.
The Los Angeles Times (6/3, Kaplan) “Science Now” blog reports that “the incidence of melanoma…has doubled in the U.S. in the last 30 years and is on track to remain high unless Americans take more precautions to protect themselves from ultraviolet radiation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said” yesterday. The “Vital Signs study” … Continued
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Organ transplant patients must be screened very carefully for skin cancers. This article and video further support the notion that organ transplant recipients need to be seeing a board certified dermatologist on a regular basis. Click here for article
“There’s Not (a Safe and Effective) App for That” A board certified dermatologist is always a safe choice when it comes to finding and diagnosing a melanoma at an early treatable stage. There’s an app for almost everything — but don’t bet your life on one that promises to detect skin cancer. The Federal Trade … Continued