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St. Jude’s Hospital tells parents to protect children from sun damage that contributes to melanoma

As the summer season approaches, pediatric skin cancer scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are alerting parents of genetic research showing that sun damage contributes to melanoma in children and adolescents as well as adults.

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American Academy of Dermatology Provides Tips for Skin Self-Exams

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. It is estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and one person dies from melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, every hour.

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Link Between Chronic Aspirin Use and Malignant Melanoma

Malignant melanoma may be associated with chronic once-daily aspirin exposure in men, but not in women, according to the results of a large, single-center cohort study from the Research on Adverse Drug events And Reports (RADAR) project published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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It’s as easy as A, B, C: The simple alphabet mole check to identify cancers and keep your skin safe

While many of us have moles and freckles on our skin, fewer among us spend time analysing these moles and paying close attention to how they look and whether they’ve changed.

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