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...

Are Sunscreens a Cancer Risk?

The message has been clear in recent years – use sunscreen to avoid skin cancer. It seemed like common sense to follow this advice because of the thousands of people who die from skin cancer every year. The three main types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and...

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...