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Patients and Caregivers Are on the ‘Frontline’ of Melanoma Monitoring

Patients and their caregivers are often on the “frontline” of monitoring any suspicious moles or lesions for melanoma or possible recurrences.

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How long your sunscreen actually protects you, according to dermatologists

Sun-soaking season is here, and that means that if you don’t lather up with sunscreen, you could be doing serious damage to your skin cells’ DNA, setting yourself up to develop a potentially deadly form of cancer.

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AACR 2018: A patient-researcher collaboration targeting ROS1 cancer

Cancer patients have often organized support and informational groups around their disease types.

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Skin cancer caught earlier by spouses, diagnosed more accurately by dermatologists

Two studies published in JAMA Dermatology report on the detection of early skin cancers in married couples, and the accuracy of diagnosis by dermatologists compared to physician assistants (PAs).

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