melanoma

Studying Melanoma Survival

States with fewer skin cancer diagnoses have higher death rates.


Alcohol and melanoma linked


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A Healthier U

MAKING MELANOMA SCREENINGS MORE PATIENT FRIENDLY It isn’t possible to die from embarrassment – unless that embarrassment keeps patients from getting checked for melanoma. New research from the University of Pittsburgh and University of Utah shows dermatologists can reduce that possible embarrassment by doing two things: letting patients pick the gender of the doctor doing […]


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A Healthier U

NAVIGATING THE NO-MAN’S-LAND BETWEEN PEDIATRICS AND ADULT CANCER CARE By Brynn Fowler, MPH; Anne Kirchhoff, Ph.D., MPH and Lor Randall, M.D. Patients diagnosed with cancer between the ages of 15-39 sometimes enter a “no-man’s-land” of cancer care. These adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients may not fit the usual profiles for either pediatric or adult […]


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What common drug can harm you, healthy living and self-confidence, paying the price for “beauty” and more