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Get your medication at Christie Clinic Dermatology

For patients at Christie Clinic’s Department of Dermatology: You can now get your medications at the Christie Clinic Dermatology office at University. Immediate availability, no need to stop at the pharmacy, FDA manufactured and cost-effective to minimize your out-of-pocket expense. Ask your dermatology provider for more information.

CDC: Incidence Of Melanoma Has Doubled In The US In The Last 30 Years.

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

Christie Clinic Expands Department of Dermatology

Christie Clinic welcomes Kate Vajko to the Department of Dermatology located at 101 W. University Avenue in Champaign. As an Esthetician at the Radiance Cosmetic Center, Ms. Vajko conducts private skin consultations, educates clients on skin care procedures and products, and performs customized skin care treatments for each patient’s needs.   Christie Clinic’s Radiance Cosmetic … Continued

Recent Article: FTC Targets App Marketers

“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

Recent Skin Cancer News: Hugh Jackman Treated for 3rd Time

Recent news regarding Hugh Jackson and his recent treatment for skin cancer:   Hugh Jackman skin cancer: Actor treated for basal cell carcinoma on his nose for third time in under a year. Hugh Jackman Treated for Skin Cancer: What is Basal Cell Carcinoma?

SPOT Skin Cancer

Visit the American Academy of Dermatology’s SPOT Skin Cancer™ quiz.  Take this quiz to find out how much you know – or don’t know – about skin cancer, including what to look for on your skin and when it’s important to see a dermatologist.

Indoor Tanning Linked with Skin Cancer Before Age 50

People who use tanning beds and other indoor tanning devices may be at increased risk of developing certain types of skin cancer early in life, a new study suggests. Click here for the full article.  

Christie Clinic extends Dermatology to Danville

CHAMPAIGN, IL— Christie Clinic Dermatology Physician Assistant, Gina Bird, PA-C, will begin seeing patients at Christie Clinic in Danville located at 3545 North Vermilion Street. She is available for appointments every Monday beginning August 19th. As a Physician Assistant in the Department of Dermatology, Ms. Bird helps with the diagnosis and medical treatment of skin … Continued