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CURE’s skin cancer page is an extensive resource of cancer information featuring the latest skin cancer news, expert oncologist insights on the latest cancer treatments, oncology research, advocacy efforts, and medical data on skin cancer.

Gut Microbiome Can Affect Radiation Cancer Treatment

September 14th 2021, 3:00pm

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The overgrowth of fungi could cause the immune system to stop fighting cancer, according to a study.

Climate Change May Increase Skin Cancer Risk

September 1st 2021, 4:00pm

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Skin cancer rates have been increasing worldwide, and climate change factors – like depleting ozone layers – may be a factor.

Legendary ESPN Broadcaster Dick Vitale Reveals Skin Cancer Diagnosis, Patient With Cancer Receives COVID-19 Booster Shot and More

August 20th 2021, 3:00pm

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From Dick Vitale’s early melanoma cancer detection to the authorization of COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for patients with cancer, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Gut Health May Impact Side Effects Risk From Certain Melanoma Treatment

August 17th 2021, 3:00pm

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The bacteria in a patient’s gut could be linked to side effects from combined checkpoint inhibitors in patients with melanoma.

5 Ways to Support Your Mental Wellness During Radiation Therapy

August 15th 2021, 6:00pm

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Here are five options for overcoming stress and anxiety to promote your mental wellness and emotional resilience during your radiation therapy.

Obtain Vitamin D Safely Through Diet and Vitamin Supplements, Not with Unprotected Sun Exposure

August 2nd 2021, 12:45pm

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Vitamin D is essential for strong bones and a healthy immune system. While a limited amount of the vitamin can be obtained from exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation, the suggestion that the best way to obtain vitamin D is through sun exposure is both misleading and dangerous.

Could Your UV Manicure Increase Your Risk for Skin Cancer?

August 1st 2021, 6:00pm

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What you should know about UV manicures and cancer risk.

Why Isn’t Sunscreen Marketed to Men?

July 29th 2021, 4:00pm

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“There is every reason sunscreen can be promoted on what it does in its ability to reduce your risk of skin cancers over its cosmetic application to prevent the signs of aging,” writes a melanoma survivor.

4 Tips for Cancer Survivors on Summer Vacation

July 23rd 2021, 1:00pm

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CURE® offers tips to stay relaxed and healthy during the summer months.

Expert Debunks Skin Cancer Myths and Offers Sun Protection Advice

July 21st 2021, 11:00pm

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An expert from The Skin Cancer Foundation explained how to read sunscreen labels, sun safety practices, common misconceptions about skin cancer and what cancer survivors should know about their risk.