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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.

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.

Aiming for New Targets: Emerging Therapies in Melanoma

July 17th 2021, 3:00pm

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In its Speaking Out video series, on behalf of Aim at Melanoma, CURE ® spoke with Dr. Sunandana Chandra about emerging therapies in melanoma.

Sunscreens With Cancer-Containing Chemical Get Recalled

July 15th 2021, 1:00pm

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Several sunscreens packaged with aerosol were found to contain benzene, which has been associated with risk of leukemia.

Here’s What to Expect From the Surgical Management of Melanoma

July 13th 2021, 9:00pm

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One expert talks the benefits of excising in surgical management, as well as what to expect after.

Skin Cancer Can Impact Emotional Well-Being

July 10th 2021, 3:00pm

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Skin cancer can have detrimental effects on not only a patient’s physical health, but their emotional and mental health as well, according to an expert at the CURE® Educated Patient® Skin Cancer Summit.

Understanding Treatment Options in Melanoma

July 9th 2021, 6:00pm

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On behalf of AiM at Melanoma, Drs. Jeffrey Farma and Sunandana Chandra discuss current and future treatment options for melanoma, including a rare subtype.

Radiation Therapy in Skin Cancer

July 8th 2021, 6:00pm

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Patients with skin cancer who are treated with radiation therapy as an alternative to surgery tend to experience effective results thanks to advanced technologies, according to an expert at the CURE® Educated Patient® Skin Cancer Summit.

Rapid Evolution in Melanoma Treatment Landscape Over Past Decade Has Significantly Benefitted Patients, Expert Says

July 7th 2021, 9:00pm

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Patients with melanoma are living longer than ever before and some, according to an expert from the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, are even getting cured or achieving long-term remissions thanks to developments in the treatment landscape.

Prescribed Topical Treatments May Minimize Scarring for Patients with Skin Cancer

July 6th 2021, 6:00pm

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Topical treatments may lead to little to no scarring in patients with surface-level skin cancer, but patient characteristics, time of year, tumor characteristics and cost determine course of action.