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Skin Cancer March 2009 Archive


Free Skin Cancer Screenings Announced

Sunday March 29, 2009
Spring has arrived and so it's about time once again for the Skin Cancer Foundation's "Road to Healthy Skin Tour." At each stop on the tour, full body skin cancer ... Read More

On Spring Break? Be Sun Safe

Sunday March 22, 2009
This week is the height of spring break, when millions of college students head to Florida, Cancun, or Cabo San Lucas to let off some proverbial steam. (And when everybody ... Read More

Tell Congress to Fund Melanoma Research!

Sunday March 15, 2009
The Skin Cancer Foundation is urging American citizens to write to their congressional representatives to request $10 million for melanoma research, over double last year's total. Those interested should visit www.skincancer.org ... Read More

Are Skin Exams Worthwhile?

Sunday March 8, 2009
Skin cancer is often first recognized when patients themselves notice skin changes, which they bring to their doctor's attention. Skin cancer screening is a bit different: it involves primary care ... Read More

"Stunning" Disappointment for Melanoma Drug

Sunday March 1, 2009
Synta Pharmaceuticals has halted a phase III trial after a greater number of people taking their new melanoma drug elesclomol died than those receiving standard care. The findings were so ... Read More

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