Port wine stains are permanent vascular birth marks. They derive their name from the dark red or purple color that “stains” the skin. Port wine stains often appear on the face but can appear anywhere on the body. They get darker and thicker over time and sometimes develop an irregular or pebbled surface. Although most […]
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As summer begins, Americans are buying up sunscreen, confident that applying it diligently will protect them from the rays that can lead to skin cancer, sunburn and wrinkles. Read More
Until now, no treatment has increased survival significantly in melanoma patients with metastases – cancer cells that have spread beyond the original tumor site. Average survival for Stage III and IV patients has been about eight months. However, a Phase III controlled trial of the experimental drug RG7204 (aka PLX4032), manufactured by the Swiss drug […]
Men also carry the human papillomavirus, the virus that can lead to male cancers and genital warts. And they could spread HPV to their sexual partners, putting those people at risk for cervical cancer.
The FDA has announced significant changes to sunscreen products that will help consumers decide how to buy and use sunscreen, and allow them to more effectively protect themselves and their families from sun-induced damage. Read more
A rare but difficult-to-treat bacterial infection that usually strikes people with impaired immune systems is showing up for the first time in healthy individuals getting tattoos… Read more
Grapes could protect against skin cancer and prevent premature ageing, research has revealed. A study has shown that compounds found in the fruit protect cells from the ultraviolet radiation emitted by the sun – the leading environmental cause of skin cancer. Read more
Mole mapping typically involves photography of the entire body. These photographs, which are saved digitally, serve as a baseline and assist the physician during a patient’s annual skin exam. It is particularly useful in monitoring people at higher risk for melanoma, including individuals with numerous moles, a history of dysplastic or atypical moles, a personal […]