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Skin Cancer of the Foot and Ankle – An Epidemic

From Ronald Worley  Skin cancer of the legs, ankles, and feet are some of the most overlooked cancers. They are found in locations where most people consider skin cancers unlikely. Over 90% of skin cancers appear on sun-exposed skin, usually found on the face, neck, ears, forearms, and hands, but an alarming number are also…

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Worship Your Skin, Not the Sun

From Heather West Smith  Your mother is right, you must protect your skin from the strong rays of the sun, especially while you are young. Now, how did she gain that knowledge? Perhaps through a painful lesson, perhaps the health news on TV or in magazines. Trust her – most skin damage due to ultraviolet…

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To Suntan Or Sunburn – That is the Question!

From Dustin Cole Armstrong  So you’ve got to get tan, right? Never in history has a suntan been more popular or had more impact on attractiveness. Some people have taken this tanning thing to a new extreme. Personally, I think that the popularity of having very dark tans is too extreme. If you want to…

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Sensitive Skin and Cancer

From Claudia Budu Ph.D. Cancer is caused by changes (mutations) in a cell’s DNA. Some of these changes may be inherited from our parents, while others may be caused by outside exposures, which are often referred to as environmental factors. Most epidemiologists and cancer researchers agree that environmental factors contribute to cancer risk of about…

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Myths Revealed About Skin Cancer and Age Spots

From Matthew Van Dun   Age spots, liver spots, sun spots or whatever they are called are very often counted to be a sign of skin cancer. People are not always even aware of what different skin marks are – moles, warfs and lentigos are often mixed up with liver spots (Melasma). I will reveal here…

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Turmeric and Skin Cancer – Study Results Show it Could Help

From Peter Foremski  When you read the data, most observers remark on the statistic that the number of people who succumb to this disease is growing. Of course it’s important to be reminded why but what about any new treatments? These days many more natural remedies are being sought for what ails us, which includes…

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Tadpoles May Help With Skin Cancer Detection

From Kirsten Whittaker Researchers at the University of East Anglia have completed several years work to find a compound that seems to block the movement of the pigment cells that give tadpoles their unique markings. Uncontrolled movement of pigment cells has been linked to cancer in both humans and frogs, which means skin cancer detection…

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