Frequently Asked Questions about Melanoma

General Information about the melanoma awareness and prevention.

Melanoma where the sun doesn’t shine

Jun 05 2015

ABC Health & Wellbeing Why can skin cancers occur in parts of your body not exposed to the sun? ~ by Cathy Johnson…

Understanding the UV Index

Jun 01 2015

When it comes to sun exposure, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. When it comes to sun exposure,…

How Deeply Does the Sun Damage Your Skin

May 07 2015

The sun produces three kinds of ultraviolet radiation: UVA, UVB and UVC. The types of UV rays are categorized by their different…

University of Louisville – Shame on YOU!

Mar 23 2015

University and Tanning Salons In 2008, Sun Tan City, a chain of tanning salons based out of Elizabethtown, Ky., gave $3 million…

Link Between Breast Cancer and Melanoma

Feb 04 2015

If you’ve had breast cancer or melanoma (the deadliest form of skin cancer), be aware that having either one raises the odds…

Key Genetic Factor Controls Mole Development Into Melanoma

Jan 25 2015

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the Wistar Institute recently discovered a key genetic factor that maintains skin moles in a…

Sun Savvy Traveler

Dec 19 2014

Lucky enough to be heading to warmer climates this winter? Stay savvy about the sun. You may be on vacation, but your skin…

Pilots at high risk for melanoma

Dec 17 2014

UV Exposure on Planes: For Pilots, flying may be just as dangerous as FAKE BAKE Flight attendants and other airplane crew are…

Prevention: Genetic Testing

Nov 18 2014

Genetic Testing For Melanoma Risk Could Help With Prevention, According to Study Posted by: Ana de Barros, PhD November 14, 2014 0…

Exercise for cancer patients

Mar 12 2014

The Importance of Exercise March 12, 2014 Carol Michaels Carol Michaels, a Cancer Exercise Specialist and fitness consultant Carol Michaels is a…