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When certain sunscreen ingredients wash off skin and into the sea, they can become toxic to some of the ocean's tiniest inhabitants, which are the main course for many other marine animals.
Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered that the rare type of skin cancer that caused reggae musician Bob Marley's death are genetically distinct from other more common types of skin cancer.
Skin cancer rates among Hispanic-Americans, the fastest-growing population in the country, are skyrocketing.
Several additional sun protection tools have become available, including sunscreen pills, drinkable sunscreen and ultraviolet monitoring bracelets.
After years of delving deep into DNA and researching ways in which metal damage may lead to cancer, a team of researchers is taking a step back to look at the surface where one answer may have been all along.
A new hand-held device that uses lasers and sound waves may change the way doctors treat and diagnose melanoma, according to a team of researchers from Washington University in St. Louis.
Researchers from the University of Texas have now developed a probe that combines into one device three unique ways of using light to measure the properties of skin tissue and detect cancer.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on and passed the Sunscreen Innovation Act.
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed into law a bill that protects minors from the dangers of indoor tanning. The law will go into effect on January 1, 2015.
Asking patients if a suspicious skin lesion is painful or itchy may help physicians decide whether the spot is likely to be cancerous, according to a new study