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No matter the season, before you venture outdoors, you should apply sunscreen. But myths abound about sunscreens and how to use them. Here's what you need to know about these sun blockers.
Hair loss is a common side effect of chemotherapy, and can contribute to stress and anxiety. However, scalp cooling therapy helps many patients keep most of their hair.
You may feel the burn after spending too much time in the sun without sunscreen. There's no fast fix to soothe a sunburn, but you can follow these six tips to ease your discomfort.
Spring and summer are exciting seasons. With increased exposure to the sun, risk of skin damage increases, including development of skin cancer. The good news? Most skin cancers are preventable.
Learning your ABCs the first time helped you read. Now they could save your life by alerting you to changes in moles that could signal melanoma — the most serious type of skin cancer.
If you've been diagnosed with cancer, knowing what to expect can lower your stress level. Use these 11 suggestions to learn more about your diagnosis, and improve resilience and coping skills.
UV rays from the sun can cause skin damage in as little as 15 minutes. The key is to be sun savvy and know how to keep your skin healthy. Let’s explore a few tactics to help protect your skin.
Cancer can affect more than physical health. The emotional side can affect the ability to cope and stick to a treatment plan. Get 7 tips on how to improve your emotional well-being as a cancer patient or caregiver.
Jane-Marie Bahr shares her personal experience of her last day of radiation treatment at Mayo Clinic Health System.
Melanoma is not just skin cancer. It’s real. It’s cancer. And left untreated, will kill you. I was diagnosed with skin cancer July 16, 2012. When I spotted an odd looking mole just below my right ribcage, my heart sunk. I knew about the dangers of melanoma, but I still was not ready to hear the words, “I’m sorry, but it’s cancer. It’s melanoma.”