Skin Health

May Is National Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month (May 1, 2014)

Sun Valley, ID & Fort Worth, TX—OMNI Health Media (OMNI) announces the launch of skin cancer programs for national skin cancer detection and prevention month. As the month of May brings skin cancer... Continue Reading

Lay the Foundation for Healthy Skin (April 7, 2014)

Proper skin care is the first step in successful acne and rosacea treatment. By Diane S. Berson, MD, FAAD Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medical College Good skin care is a... Continue Reading

Skin Signs of Internal Illness (February 10, 2014)

By Cindy Owen, MD, FAAD Board-Certified Dermatologist Assistant Professor of Dermatology, University of Louisville Dermatologists find that the skin offers a window to what is going on inside the body,... Continue Reading

Summer Sun Safety Tips (July 10, 2013)

By Justin Piasecki, MD As summer arrives each year, I’m often asked about the balance between spending time outdoors enjoying all that summer has to offer and avoiding sun damage. My standard answer:... Continue Reading

An Ounce of Prevention (September 17, 2012)

When it comes to skin cancer, the best defense is a good offense. By Laurie Wertich Who doesn’t love summer? The days are long, the nights are warm, the pace is carefree, and the sunshine is abundant.... Continue Reading

Advances in Melanoma Treatment and Research (February 2, 2012)

After almost 20 years, new treatments emerge. By Mia James Melanoma is considered the deadliest form of skin cancer. Survival rates for melanoma fall dramatically once the disease has spread to other... Continue Reading

More Skin Care Tips for Cancer Patients (March 14, 2009)

Look Good…Feel Better® (LGFB) is a free, nationwide cancer support program created in 1989 from the concept that if a woman with cancer can be helped to look good, her improved self-esteem will help... Continue Reading

Skin Care Tips for Cancer Patients (March 14, 2009)

Lindy Snider, the founder and CEO of Lindi Skin, a line of skin care products specifically formulated to soothe the side effects that occur during and after radiation and chemotherapy, hears from patients... Continue Reading

How Does Cancer Treatment Affect the Skin? (March 14, 2009)

The skin is the largest organ in the body and, as such, is vulnerable to damage as a result of cancer treatments. Chemotherapy damages rapidly dividing cells, a hallmark trait of cancer cells. In the process,... Continue Reading

Ask the Doctor: How Does Sunlight Affect the Skin? (March 14, 2009)

Q: How does sunlight affect the skin? A: Sunlight deposits energy onto and into our skin. This energy comes to our skin’s surface through both visible and ultraviolet light (which is invisible). Scientists... Continue Reading

Stop Skin Cancer: Before It’s More Than Skin Deep (March 14, 2009)

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S., with more than one million new cases each year. Although many cases are curable, others are not. Prevention and early detection are the keys... Continue Reading

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