Skin Cancer Costs Rising

A report by Kimberly Leonard has found that the costs of skin cancer have increased greatly within the United States. Treating skin cancer has become more expensive, between 2002 and 2011 growing five times faster than other forms of cancer treatments. The study that the report was based on came from the...

United Kingdom Seeing Increase in Skin Cancer

The BBC has reported that there has been a significant increase in the number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer treatment in the last five years. Researchers at Public Health England found that there was an increase of nearly a third in skin cancer admissions. The data did not include patients...

Spotting Skin Cancer

For people who have any kind of sun exposure, the skin cancer foundation recommends that you have a head to toe self examination every month. However for many people, the main reminder they have to check for skin cancer is the start of summer as they squeeze into their swimsuits again and take a look at...

Skin Cancer on the rise in the UK

New research has indicated there are some worrying trends for the numbers of cases of skin cancer every year. The research show there are over 200’000 basal cell skin cancers treated with surgery every year. That could even be lower than the real figure with some doctors suggesting the official...

Reducing Skin Cancer Risk

One of the leading causes of skin cancer is the effects of the sun. The sun’s ultra-violet rays can cause skin damage and can lead to cancer after cumulative exposure. Thankfully there are numerous ways to reduce the risk of skin cancer from the sun. In previous years we didn’t entirely...

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