Posts Tagged ‘ skin cancer ’

Posted on May 31st, 2012 by Ashley Howland  |  No Comments »

Is Melanoma Sexist?

Melanoma is one of only three cancers with an increasing mortality rate for men, along with liver cancer and esophageal cancer. skincancer.org

Melanoma is one of only three cancers with an increasing mortality rate for men, along with liver cancer and esophageal cancer. skincancer,org In Texas, 1 in 3 people will get skin cancer in their lifetime. So, chances are, if you live in Texas long enough, you or someone you know will get skin cancer. It’s […]

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Posted on May 5th, 2012 by Ashley Howland  |  No Comments »

Skin Cancer: Slip! Slop! Slap … and Wrap!

WRAP on sunglasses for UV protection.

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, so far be it from us to not make you aware. Being aware is one thing, putting that awareness into action is something different entirely. Putting it into action is up to you! So thanks to our friends at the America Cancer Society we’ve decided to help you remember […]

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Posted on March 31st, 2012 by Ashley Howland  |  No Comments »

Could your manicure cause cancer?

UVmanicure

If you’ve ever gotten a manicure just to chip your polish a few minutes later, you know how frustrating the short-lifespan of manicures can be. Most women can relate, which is why the new gel manicures are all the rage right now. Gel manicures claim that polish will last for two weeks. The drawback to […]

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Posted on August 11th, 2011 by Ashley Howland  |  2 Comments »

The ABC and D’s of Melanoma

“Melanoma, carcinoma…some kind of -noma” If you’ve seen the movie Fletch you probably remember Chevy Chase (Dr. Rosenrosen) delivering that classic line. It’s funny in the movie, not so funny when your dealing with “some kind of -noma”. Melanoma can be deadly. Period. Let’s just get that out there. According to Dr. Lance C. Cowey, […]

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Posted on May 19th, 2011 by Ashley Howland  |  No Comments »

Fighting cancer with coffee and 7 more [HEADLINES]

We’re starting a new feature here at Sammons Says, a weekly round-up of cancer headlines from around the Web. Please let us know what you think of it by leaving a comment below. As always, we want this to be a useful resource for all our readers. A new survey shows that many young women […]

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Posted on May 7th, 2011 by Ashley Howland  |  No Comments »

Dear “Powder”: It’s okay to be pale

Have you seen this video yet? What a great message! Wouldn’t we all like to have a word with our 16-year-old self? Hindsight is 20/20, right?  This is a clever campaign called “Dear 16-year-old me” created by the David Cornfield Melanoma Fund that’s picking up a lot of steam for skin cancer prevention–a cause I can […]

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