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2014-05-08 23:05:37

“Education obtained at the dermatology appointment may improve early self-detection of melanoma, and having an established dermatologist may facilitate earlier evaluation of concerning lesions,” according to a recent study in The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Early-stage melanoma is more detectable on patients that visit a knowledgeable, board certified dermatologist on a regular basis than those who forego consistent checkups, according to a...

2014-05-07 23:13:47

One of Sevique’s bestselling products is Dawn til Dark, an all-in-one anti-aging moisturizer with SPF 35 protection from harmful UVA/UVB rays. Its light weight texture makes it a great make primer and easy to apply on the go. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and with the number of new cases increasing substantially each year (it is estimated there will be 140,000 new cases of melanoma in 2014 and approximately 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their...

2014-05-07 08:33:48

LOS ANGELES, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skin doctor, Dr. Peyman Ghasri, offers a variety of treatments for different types of skin cancer at Castle Dermatology. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the country today with more than two million people diagnosed every year. The three most common types of skin cancer are Squamous skin cancer, Basal Cell skin cancer and Melanoma skin cancer. Treatment can vary based on the type of cancer, the extent of the cancer, the...

2014-05-07 08:37:47

Eczema caused by defects in the skin could reduce the risk of developing skin cancer, according to new research by King's College London. The immune response triggered by eczema could help prevent tumor formation by shedding potentially cancerous cells from the skin. There is ongoing debate surrounding allergic diseases and their impact on the likelihood of developing cancer, with some studies suggesting that eczema is associated with a reduced risk of skin cancer. However, it is difficult...

2014-05-06 08:36:28

Dr. Justin Piasecki, Washington Doctor and Mohs Surgery Expert, at Forefront of Skin Cancer GIG HARBOR, Wash., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognized as the most common cause of cancer in the United States, skin cancer accounts for approximately half of all the cancers in the country.[1] According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, more than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year, with the incidences of skin cancer outnumbering all cases of breast, colon, lung, and prostate...

2014-05-06 08:35:12

CheapCaribbean.com Recognizes Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May PLANO, Texas, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May, the "Beach Vacation Experts" at CheapCaribbean.com have issued travel-focused tips for vacationers planning their summer beachside escapes. And while skin cancer is not the only danger of sun exposure - as ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause sunburns, wrinkles and damage to the eyes - it is one of the...

2014-05-06 04:23:32

The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation and the Melanoma Research Alliance put their support behind the much needed Sunscreen Innovation Act. NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunscreens are long overdue for a makeover: in fact active ingredients in US sunscreens haven't been updated for fifteen years, despite dermatologist and oncologist warnings that US sunscreens are not effective enough. Today, the Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation, an active supporter of the Melanoma Research...

2014-05-05 08:28:00

LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, May 4(th), 2014 Dr. Travis Kidner and the Rox Cancer Center were proud to once again sponsor the third annual Melanoma 5K Run/Walk at the Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles, CA. The event was organized by the Melanoma Research Foundation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140505/83976 Shortly after participating in last year's event, Dr Travis Kidner was himself diagnosed with a malignant melanoma. Having followed the...

2014-05-04 23:02:03

UV Skinz will give away thousands of free baby UV Protective Swim Shirts in honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Sonora, CA (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 UV Skinz, a Northern-California based company, will give away one “My First Skinz” baby UV protection sun shirt with every order placed throughout the month of May during their 7th Annual Save a Baby’s Skin Campaign. UV Skinz does this in honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, but also because they want to ensure that all babies are given...

2014-05-01 23:14:55

Non-invasive Skin Screenings in Dolores Park for Melanoma Monday San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 While 1 in 5 Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetimes, early detection greatly increases survival rates. Monday, May 5, is Melanoma Monday, which marks the beginning of month-long international efforts to raise awareness about skin cancer detection and prevention. First Derm, partnered with iDoc24, Sunscreen Bands™ and Blue Lizard™, is promoting skin cancer...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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