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2013-05-15 23:02:40

Los Angeles Cancer Institute team member shares her personal journey of overcoming skin cancer. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 When 60-year-old Edna Mayorga first accepted a job with the large cancer care provider, Los Angeles Cancer Institute, a division of 21st Century Oncology of California, she did not know she would eventually become a patient. In November 2012, the 16-year veteran Patient Care Coordinator was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma — skin cancer on her nose....

2013-05-06 23:23:10

Fort Worth dermatologist first to offer non-surgical skin cancer treatment in DFW. Keller, Texas (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 According to the American Academy of Dermatology, one in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime. The good news is that skin cancer is highly curable if detected and treated early. Up until now, the primary course of treatment for all types of skin cancer was surgery. Dermatology Alliance-Keller in Fort Worth, Texas, now offers a safe,...

2013-05-06 23:21:00

Water´s Edge Dermatology is offering complimentary skin cancer screenings at several of its South Florida locations during Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Water´s Edge provides Floridians with tips to protect their skin and prevent skin cancer. PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. During Skin Cancer Awareness Month this May, Floridians can get free skin cancer screenings at several Water´s Edge...

2013-04-24 14:37:10

A prospective study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) observed an association between risk of second primary cancer and history of non-melanoma skin cancer in white men and women. The researchers found that people with a history of non-melanoma skin cancer had a modestly increased risk of getting cancer in the future, specifically breast and lung cancer in women and melanoma in both men and women. Non-melanoma skin cancer, which includes basal cell and squamous cell...

2013-04-24 14:32:02

White people who have types of skin cancer other than melanoma (non-melanoma skin cancer) may be at increased risk of having other forms of cancer in the future, according to a study by US researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The analysis, led by Dr. Jiali Han, an Associate Professor from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School in the US, found that men and women with a history of non-melanoma skin cancers–the most common form of cancer in the United...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.