| Feb 11, 2010
| 11:42 AM
ANSWER: b) basal cell carcinoma
| Apr 22, 2011
| 5:38 PM
Skin cancer affects one in five people over a lifetime in the United States. The most common form is basal cell carcinoma followed by squamous cell carcinoma. While melanoma accounts for fewer than 5 percent of skin cancers, it causes more than 75 percent...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 9:33 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- California Governor Jerry Brown underwent surgery last week to remove a cancerous growth from his nose, his office said Saturday.
The growth was removed Friday after tests revealed it may be basal cell carcinoma, a common type of...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - When I was young, sun tanning was a popular pastime among my peers during the warm summer months. My friends had a golden glow.
However, I couldn't stand the heat, and I thought lying in the sun was boring. I stayed in the cool shade and...
| Sep 5, 2011
The man in the picture is not a pirate.
It's my husband, Curtis, who underwent Mohs surgery for the removal of a small basal cell carcinoma along and near his lower eyelid.
Though the skin cancer wasn't much by itself — "It won't kill you," the...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:26 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Rep. Brian Bilbray, R-Solana Beach, whose daughter is battling melanoma, is the co-author of a bill to provide a public source of funding for skin cancer research.
Bilbray co-authored the Melanoma Research Act of 2012 with Rep. Carolyn...
| May 21, 2012
| 5:25 AM
Coffee drinkers, rejoice! Research shows that we don’t need to feel guilty about our daily habit, and actually, sipping coffee regularly can provide us with a wide range of health benefits!
Coffee may help you live longer
A study released last...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:41 AM
Ephraim McDowell Health is offering free skin cancer screenings. Screenings are available in Danville, Mackville, Lancaster and Stanford and are scheduled as follows:
June 26 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Gilcher Building in Danville (located behind...
| Jun 30, 2012
It's a conundrum. You want to have fun in the sun, but you don't want skin cancer or — heaven forbid! — wrinkles. Maybe you think you have it made in the shade with sunscreen. But while most sun and skin experts would advise you to slather the...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Two million new cases of basal cell carcinoma are diagnosed in the U.S. every year.
The drug Vismodegib is the first to receive FDA approval to treat inoperable basal cell carcinoma; it will be marketed under the name Erivedge. It's a pill that's taken...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Sherrie Walter will never wear earrings again, but recently started styling her hair in a ponytail the way she used to before she was diagnosed with skin cancer nearly four years ago.
It's a big step for Walter, whose life was turned upside down when...