By Elizabeth Martin, MD Chair of the AAD Council on Communications The campaign includes a visually stunning web page, titled Why See a Board-Certified Dermatologist?, that includes a wealth of engaging graphics that explain why it’s important to see a board-certified dermatologist. The page includes information on: Why See a Board-Certified Dermatologist? web page […]
Sun and Skin: From Burns to Melanoma, What Every Clinician Needs to Know and Share Toni Kamins, MA; Jennifer Leavitt | April 21, 2017 | Contributor Information “There is no such thing as a healthy tan,” says the American Skin Association, which regards any tan as an injury, no matter how beautiful it may look. […]
From the cosmetic surgery forum May 4, 2017 We all know that self-tanners allow patients to get that sun-kissed look without exposing them to the damage that comes with extended sun exposure. Modern self-tanner formulas are often cumulative and because they work in layers are customizable offering patients a safe way to get the […]
A team of scientists at the Children’s Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) has made a discovery that suggests cancer cells benefit more from antioxidants than normal cells, raising concerns about the use of dietary antioxidants by patients with cancer.
A large new study of twins has found that having a twin sibling diagnosed with cancer poses an excess risk for the other twin to develop any form of cancer.
Researchers at King’s College London have investigated a new method that could be used by GPs to quickly determine the number of moles on the entire body by counting the number found on a smaller ‘proxy’ body area, such as an arm.
First demonstration of a cancer arising from a single cell
How to get a radiant glow, banish wrinkles, and keep skin supple and soft—one bite at a time.
Antioxidants can double the rate of melanoma metastasis in mice, new research shows.
Much of the damage that ultraviolet radiation does to skin occurs hours after sun exposure, a team of researchers has concluded. While noting that news of the carcinogenic effect of melanin is disconcerting, the researchers also pointed to a ray of hope: The slowness of chemiexcitation may allow time for new preventive tools, such as an “evening-after” sunscreen designed to block the energy transfer.