Skin Cancer Drop in Northeast Bucks Rising Rates ElsewhereA decline in melanoma cases and deaths in Northeast states bucks a national trend for the deadliest skin cancer and may reflect benefits of strong prevention programs, a study suggests.
Immune Drug for Deadly Skin Cancer Shows Long-Term SurvivalThe study involved 655 patients and was released Wednesday in advance of an American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting next month in Chicago.
Local Mother Delays Cancer Treatment to Give Unborn Baby Stronger Chance For SurvivalSt. Louis mother Cara Combs was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma while she was pregnant with her fourth child. Given the choice between her baby or perhaps her life, Cara chose to postpone treatment and carry her unborn child five more weeks after her diagnosis - until week 28 - giving her future baby girl the best chance for survival. Cara died Tuesday morning, three days after giving birth to Shaylin Combs on Dec. 5.
St. Louis Doctors Assess Jimmy Carter's Battle AheadFormer president Jimmy Carter revealed Thursday that he has cancer in four spots on his brain.
New Study Examines Link Between Citrus and Skin Cancer A new study examines the link between citrus consumption and skin cancer.
May Is Melanoma Awareness MonthAfter the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.
Study Finds Melanoma Survivors Return To Unsafe TanningMore than a quarter of melanoma survivors do not use sunscreen when outside for more than an hour and some still use tanning beds.