Why We Run: 2022 Jack’s Marathon Team Chicago

Mar 28 2022

Why We Run … Katherine (Cambridge, MA) “I hope to raise awareness for melanoma and skin cancer in general, as well as…

UPF Clothing is the Sun Protection Your Skin’s Been Missing

Jul 06 2019

Sunscreen isn’t the only thing you should be wearing to protect your skin…A derm explains  how it works: We all know that…

$5000 Donation Funds Four New Shade Shelters

Feb 12 2020

January 14, 2020:  The Glen Ellyn Board of Commissioners would like to recognize Sharon Marston, along with the Jack H. Marston II…

Six surprising places skin cancer develops

Jun 29 2021

Skin cancer develops in people of all ages, races, and nationalities. It can also develop on any area of the body, including…

May 28, 2021: DON’T FRY DAY NEWSLETTER

May 28 2021

The National Council Declares the Friday before Memorial Day, as “Don’t Fry Day” To Encourage Sun Safety Awareness. “After a year of…

Study confirms high doses of vitamin D have no effect on COVID-19

May 06 2021

Medical News Today: Researchers have wondered whether vitamin D may help people avoid SARS-CoV-2 infections and mitigate the effects of COVID-19. A…

What to know about melanonychia

Mar 31 2021

MEDICAL NEWS TODAY NEWSLETTER:  Melanonychia is the term for dark pigmentation of the fingernails or toenails. The discoloration can be a natural…

CDC Website Updated Links

Apr 07 2020

Updated Information from the CDC Website Cancer Data Visualization Tool (includes melanoma incidence and mortality). Data Explorer (UV data). 2019 YRBS data…

Sunscreen Recommendations for Children

Feb 01 2020

Parents and Coaches … Set a Good Example! What I’m Telling my Patients and Families about Sunscreen, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital…

ACS 2020 Reports Largest One-Year Drop in Cancer Mortality

Jan 08 2020

January 8, 2020:  The death rate from cancer in the US declined by 29% from 1991 to 2017, including a 2.2% drop…