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2013-06-24 16:27:35

Worldwide Expert in Sun Protection Celebrates Summer and Promotes Sun Safety with a Stunning Art Installation in Madison Square Park NEW YORK, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Skin cancer is a preventable disease, yet it will touch one in five Americans(1). In a study conducted by Steven Q. Wang of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's Dermatology Division(2), 86% of surveyed participants knew sunscreen helps prevent skin cancer when used with other protection measures, yet despite...

2012-05-18 10:26:52

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensus Healthcare and Texas Dermatology Associates at Baylor University Medical Center of Dallas, TX are proud to announce the establishment of the SRT University(TM) Comprehensive Education Series for practitioners, healthcare professionals, and patients. SRT University(TM) will offer multi-tiered education and training curriculums for the provider and patient populations. The objectives are to increase the awareness and proficiency in...

2010-11-20 00:00:52

Head-to-toe skin exams, at home and in your dermatologist's office, can save your life Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2010 Skin cancer is a scary subject. "No one wants to think about developing a disfiguring, even deadly, disease, therefore so many Americans live in a state of denial," says Joshua Fox, M.D., a leading dermatologist and medical director of Advanced Dermatology of New York and New Jersey. "Most people know they are supposed to be checking their skin monthly for changes...

2010-10-24 00:13:15

With summer over, those who were in the sun without sunscreen are concerned about their skin health. Skin cancer screenings and treatment are offered by Mohs surgeon Dr. Andrew Kaufman as well as other providers at The Center for Dermatology Care. Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2010 Those who spent a lot of time outdoors this summer may be worrying about the health of their skin, according to the Thousand Oaks skin cancer specialists at The Center for Dermatology Care...

2010-08-10 06:00:00

Findings refute earlier health warning issued by the Environmental Working Group SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite previous concerns about the cancer-causing potential of sunscreens containing retinyl palmitate (vitamin A), an independent analysis published online in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD) determined that there is no evidence that the inclusion of retinyl palmitate in sunscreens can cause cancer in humans. "Earlier this...

2010-05-26 16:00:00

MILLBURN, N.J., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- MoleSafe (www.molesafe.com), the world's most advanced melanoma screening program, announced today that it will offer its services at two of the nation's top medical centers by the end of 2010. The following institutions will soon offer in-house MoleSafe clinics to provide their patients with cutting-edge skin cancer detection: The Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion at St. Joseph's/Candler (Savannah, Georgia) CentraState Medical...

2010-05-10 09:00:00

NEW YORK, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- MoleSafe (www.molesafe.com), a novel, state-of-the-art melanoma screening program, has begun providing services at the Charles C. Harris Skin and Cancer Pavilion in the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center. A leader in melanoma detection and treatment for more than fifty years, NYU Langone is the first hospital in the United States to offer the program. In 2008, MoleSafe USA launched with stand alone clinics in...

2010-03-16 15:35:00

Additional articles in Archives of Dermatology examine costs, management of skin cancer Both new diagnoses and a history of non-melanoma skin cancer appear to have become increasingly common, and the disease affects more individuals than all other cancers combined, according to two reports in the March issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. The article is one of several in the issue focusing on skin cancers, and is being published in conjunction with a JAMA theme...

2008-10-09 15:00:00

CONCORD, Mass., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Melanoma Foundation of New England and the Boston University School of Medicine are co-sponsoring an Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) course to update non-dermatologists on the detection and management of melanoma. The course is given through the Foundation's Paul Sullivan Melanoma Institute developed to educate healthcare providers in the early detection and management of melanoma, in an effort to reduce...