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…

Tips to Stay Safe in the Sun: From Sunscreen to Sunglasses

Feb 21 2019

Sun safety is always in season, and it’s important to protect your skin from sun damage throughout the year, no matter the…

5 Things that Affect How Well Your Clothes Block UV Rays

Jan 03 2019

At The Skin Cancer Foundation, we like to say that clothing is the first line of defense against the sun. The right…

You Can Get Skin Cancer on Your Feet

Dec 20 2018

Skin cancers like melanoma often affect areas of the body that are exposed to the sun’s harmful UV rays, including the hands,…

2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 2 Cancer Immunotherapy Researchers

Nov 19 2018

New York Times (Oct. 1, 2018): The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded on Monday to James P. Allison of…

The most surprising places melanoma can hide

May 07 2018

When you check your skin for suspicious moles, you probably look at your arms, chest, stomach, back, and legs. But melanoma, the…

Stanford: Algorithm “trained” to detect melanoma

Feb 13 2017

  SMART PHONE APP TRAINED TO DETECT MELANOMA. MELANOMA NEWS TODAY: A team of Stanford scientists are developing an artificially intelligent (AI)…

Where is the disconnect?

Jun 21 2016

98% of Millennial Women Know Skin Cancer Is Deadly. So Why Are They Still Tanning? It’s not a complete shocker to hear…

Cheerleading and the dangerous tanning culture

Mar 31 2017

Many college and professional teams have strict appearance rules for cheerleaders, including that they must maintain a tanned look. Some teams even…

Study IDs Mechanism Underlying Metastatic Behavior in Melanoma Cells

Feb 27 2017

MELANOMA NEWS TODAY: Researchers have identified a cellular pathway that regulates the ability of melanoma cells to migrate to other parts of the…