Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention: Skin cancer is currently the most common form of cancer in the United States, with roughly 8,500 Americans being diagnosed every day. Fortunately, the survival rate of skin cancer is very high if caught early.
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As the weather begins to warm up, and the summer months don’t seem as far away, it is important to develop an effective strategy for protecting your skin. While the warm rays feel divine, the truth about sun exposure is that it can wreak havoc on our skin. Sun damage leads to premature aging of the skin, wrinkles, age spots, dry skin, and even skin cancer over time. Follow these tips, tools, and rules in order to protect your skin while soaking up the sun.
Is your skin healthy? Do you think you can be a victim of skin cancer? National Healthy Skin month encourages everyone around the world to protect and take care of his or her skin, hair and nails. The healtheo360 team has put together a few tips to help you achieve healthy skin, if you don’t already have.
Healthy Skin Tip #1: Eat a healthy diet
Nothing can quite ruin a great day of lying out by the pool or the beach than coming inside only to realize it’s too late, you’re as red as a lobster and everything hurts. At this point sunscreen can’t help you but these home remedies might ease the pain.
SUNDAY, May 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One in five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in their lives, making it the most common type of cancer in the nation.
However, skin cancer is also one of the most preventable types of cancer, according to Dr. Mark Lebwhol, professor of dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City and president-elect of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Know Your Skin:
What's that on my skin?
A brief overview of freckles, age spots, moles, melanoma and nevus.
Medical Tests For Women Of Every Age
Getting medical tests can be a nuisance and maybe even a little (very) scary, but this highly preventative practice is enough to shake off the minor inconvenience and understandable apprehension in order to maintain your health. Medical testing has become a vital part of our healthcare system with a start that dates back over 3,000 years. Diagnosing certain diseases early on can allow you the opportunity to treat and/or prevent the disease from progressing. It can be overwhelming to think about how many tests exist, but there are some standard ones to take. Below is an important list of screenings and tests for women of different age groups.
You see it. You smell it. You slather it on. Sunscreen is all around us during summer, but chances are you don’t know all the facts about everyone’s favorite beach accessory and your skin could be at risk in the sun.
Diabetes and Cancer: What's the Connection?
Certain cancers, such as breast, pancreatic, and colon cancer have often been associated with particular metabolic diseases, of which diabetes is the most familiar example. While the link between diabetes and cancer is well documented, a basic understanding of diabetes demonstrates why the reasoning behind it seems so paradoxical.