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Nov 19, 2014 | 10:48 AM CST

AAD Applauds Congress for Passing Sunscreen Innovation Act

AAD Applauds Congress for Passing Sunscreen Innovation Act

A new law will speed ingredient approvals to provide consumers with longer-lasting UVA protection.

Nov 17, 2014 | 11:33 AM CST

Sunscreen Innovation Act: Next Stop— U.S. President's Desk

Sunscreen Innovation Act

The Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition applauds the House of Representatives for passing the Senate version of the Sunscreen Innovation Act (S.2141) by unanimous consent.

Nov 14, 2014 | 11:10 AM CST

AAD Statement on Costs of Skin Cancer Treatment

AAD Statement on Costs of Skin Cancer Treatment

American Academy of Dermatology President Brett M. Coldiron, MD, FAAD, responds to a recent CDC study.

Nov 11, 2014 | 05:29 PM CST

The Tanning Van Brings Mobile Spray Tanning to South California

The Tanning Van Brings Mobile Spray Tanning to South California

A business in Southern California, The Tanning Van, will bring convenient spray tanning to the customer in a spacious and tailor-made cargo van.

Nov 10, 2014 | 11:11 AM CST

Skin Cancer Foundation Educating Students on Sun Safety

Skin Cancer Foundation Educating Students on Sun Safety

The Skin Cancer Foundation is teaching middle school and high school students about the importance of proper sun protection through its youth education program, Sun Smart U.

Nov 04, 2014 | 01:54 PM CST

Tanning Bed Availability High on College Campuses

Tanning Bed Availability High on College Campuses

Among the top 125 colleges on a list compiled by U.S. News & World Report, 48% have indoor tanning facilities either on campus or in off-campus housing.

Oct 17, 2014 | 11:44 AM CDT

Minimizing Skin Cancer Risk for Outdoor Workers

Minimizing Skin Cancer Risk for Outdoor Workers

Skin cancer is one of the biggest fears for one in two outdoor workers and when the boss and staff work together the sun safe message gets through, a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) study has found.

Oct 15, 2014 | 10:48 AM CDT

Gene Found to Prevent Some Cancers—But Promote Skin Cancers

Skin cancer

A new study shows a protein known to inhibit the growth of liver and colon cancers can actually promote the development of skin cancers.

Oct 07, 2014 | 11:23 AM CDT

Skin Cancer Selfie: New Camera Helps Diagnose Melanoma

Skin Cancer Selfie: New Camera Helps Diagnose Melanoma

Developed by a team of researchers the "gigapixel whole-body photographic camera" is allowing the researchers to image the entire body down to a freckle.

Oct 03, 2014 | 11:40 AM CDT

Socioeconomic Factors & Fashion Trends Linked to Increased Melanoma Rates

Socioeconomic Factors & Fashion Trends Linked to Increased Melanoma Rates

A century's worth of cultural and historical forces have contributed to the rise in the incidence of melanoma, including changes in fashion and clothing design.