Sunscreen labels have been revised to include more information about the level of protection for consumers.
Researchers found a link between a red hair pigment and increased risk for melanoma.
The FDA presented a new proposal that, if approved, would require tanning-beds be made with warning labels.
Skin cancer patients may have an increased risk of other cancers, according to a new study.
Kelly McGrevey called the policy discrimination.
27.3 percent - nearly 1 in 4 - said that they never wore sunscreen.
For the first time, the use of a virus to kill cancer has succeeded in a late-stage clinical trial.
This is only the latest benefit for the wonder pill, which has been previously linked to protection against cancers of the bladder, breast, colon, esophagus, ovary, prostate and stomach.
Gel manicures require more UV lamp exposure which can cause skin cancer.
A new study revealed that a gene previously linked to obesity and overeating may also increase the risk of a deadly form of skin cancer.
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States.
The findings of a new study have revealed a not-so-surprising link about reality beauty show watchers and their tanning habits. Most celebrities on television showcase a perfectly toned and tanned body and pretty obviously, a large number of viewers get influenced and motivated to display such looks, at the cost of risking their health. The research has established that people who tune in to reality beauty shows on television are much more likely to use tanning lamps and to tan outdoors than people who do not watch such shows, Medical Xpress reports.
Everyone these days loves to flaunt a tanned skin. But,new study has linked indoor tanning beds to non-melanoma skin cancer and claims that the earlier one starts with the tanning, the greater the risk they have of contracting the cancer.
Eastern Asians,like Africans, have very low melanoma rates, despite having skin color similar to Europeans.
If you are one of those who are gulping down gallons of green tea in a hope to cut down skin cancer risk, we have bad news. Researchers say that though green tea extracts do have beneficial components, consuming it in tea, does not help. Certain chemical compounds found in green tea are used to treat two types of skin cancer, say scientists. In lab tests, when applied to cancer cells, the extracts made two-thirds of tumors shrink or disappear. However, the extract is not strong enough to work, when consumed as tea, the scientists said.