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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.

ASCO Updates

June 7th 2010

Updates from the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

International Melanoma Tissue Bank in the Works

April 14th 2009

A new organization aims to strike back at melanoma by developing the first-ever international melanoma tissue bank.

A Skin Cancer Conundrum: Are AKs Overtreated?

June 12th 2008

Answers to the treatment debate for actinic keratosis, a precancerous growth on the skin.

Seeing the Light

May 1st 2008

Melanoma survivor and once-devoted tanner spreads the word about skin cancer.

Below the Surface

March 10th 2008

New therapies for melanoma exploit biological insights to combat this dangerous skin cancer.

What's Behind the Screen?

March 10th 2008

Tips for sun protection.

Risk Factors: Close to Home

March 10th 2008

Risk factors for skin cancer go beyond sun exposure to include genetics.

Taking Control

August 10th 2006

Cancer survivors deal with fear.

Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Saving Your Skin

June 9th 2006

Treating and preventing the nation's most common cancer.

Science of Suncreen

June 9th 2006

Improvements to sunscreen and other sun-protection methods in development can help reduce the risk of skin cancer.

Picture Not Perfect

June 9th 2006

A new method of photography used by dermatologist can reveal skin damage, unnoticed by the naked eye.

Melanoma: The Other Skin Cancer

June 9th 2006

Current and new treatments help patients with melanoma.

Diagnosing Skin Cancer

June 9th 2006

Skin cancers are almost always visible and easy to detect--if you're looking for them.

Web Exclusive: Follow-Up Care for Skin Cancer

June 9th 2006

Follow-up care after treatment for skin cancer is important.

The Dark Side of the Sun (and other radiation hazards)

June 17th 2005

While scientists have known for a century that ionizing radiation can cause cancer, modern srudies strive to uncover potential negatives of radiation across the spectrum.