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Aug
06
2014

Three-in-one Optical Skin Cancer Probe in Clinical Trials

Three-in-one Optical Skin Cancer Probe in Clinical Trials

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.

Aug
04
2014

Sunscreen Innovation Act is Passed by House—Advances to Senate

Sunscreen Innovation Act

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on and passed the Sunscreen Innovation Act.

Aug
01
2014

Delaware Becomes 11th State to Ban Indoor Tanning For Minors

Delaware Becomes 11th State to Ban Indoor Tanning For Minors

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.

Jul
31
2014

Pain & Itch—Signs of Skin Cancer?

Pain & Itch

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

Jul
25
2014

Consumers Seeking Sun Care from Non-sun Care Products

Seeking Sun Care from Non-sun Care Products

Mintel’s Michelle Strutton points out more global consumers are seeking their sun protection products from products that haven’t been developed specifically for sun care needs.

Jul
18
2014

Melanoma Research Funding Increased

Melanoma Research Funding Increased

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved their fiscal year 2015 Defense Appropriations bill which includes $50 million for the Department of Defense's (DoD) Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program.

Jul
18
2014

Hawaii Becomes Tenth State to Ban Indoor Tanning for Minors Under 18

Hawaii Becomes Tenth State to Ban Indoor Tanning for Minors Under 18

Hawaii joins Vermont, California, Illinois, Louisiana, Minnesota, Oregon, Nevada, Texas and Washington by passing legislation that prohibits minors under the age of 18 from indoor tanning.

Jul
18
2014

AAD Statement on Sun Vitamin D Levels and Mortality

AAD Statement on Sun Vitamin D Levels and Mortality

Recently, a study in the Journal of Internal Medicine suggested that women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure.

Jul
16
2014

Why Some May Be More Susceptible to Developing Melanoma

Why Some May Be More Susceptible to Developing Melanoma

A new study shows how a genetic defect in a specific hormonal pathway may make people more susceptible to developing melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer.

Jun
27
2014

Indoor tanning at Young Age Increases Early Skin Cancer Risk

Indoor tanning at Young Age Increases Early Skin Cancer Risk

Dartmouth researchers have found that early exposure to the ultraviolet radiation lamps used for indoor tanning is related to an increased risk of developing basal cell carcinomas (BCC) at a young age.