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Should doctors routinely screen for melanoma?

The United States Preventive Services Task Force has released a report saying there isn’t enough evidence to recommend that clinicians perform visual screening for melanomas for patients with no known risk for the skin cancer.

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Melanoma Foundation of New England offers sunscreen dispensers to communities, businesses

The Melanoma Foundation of New England announced that non-profits, private businesses and municipalities can apply for sunscreen dispensers for their communities, according to a press release.

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The Devastating Truth About Sun-Bronzed 60s Kids Is Yet To Be Seen

If you were young in the 60s, you’ll remember being spritzed with tanning oil at the beach, seeing newborn babies intentionally exposed to UV rays and bright ads promoting a ‘healthy’ tan.

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Veronica Manouk’s scars cut through dizzying statistics for World Cancer Day

Veronica Manouk was 20 when she noticed a mole on her left calf no bigger than a texta mark had grown into an “ominous, dark, horrible-looking thing”.

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