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Category: Skin Cancer

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Sunscreen News You Can Use Right Now

Think you’ll never get skin cancer? Think again—please. This year’s Skin Cancer Awareness Month comes on the heels of an ominous new prediction from the Journal of the American Medical Association.  A meta-analysis, which involves crunching a lot more

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Removing Moles is Not DIY — Here’s Why

During the pandemic, you—like many people—are probably trying out new things. That’s great! However, playing dermatologist should not be one of them. We have read with alarm that some people are attempting to remove moles, warts and other more

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5 Things You Should Know About Skin Cancer Screenings

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. That means it’s time to schedule a skin cancer screening with one of our California Skin Institute board-certified dermatologists. Here are 5 things we would like you to know about skin cancer screenings: more

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New Survey Finds Skin Cancer Procedures Outnumber Cosmetic Procedures

New survey data from The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) reports that in 2018, skin cancer procedures outnumbered every type of cosmetic dermatology treatment.

Although cosmetic procedures are on the rise with laser/light procedures running a close second in more

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Know Your Enemy: Skin Cancer

Year after year, skin cancer remains the most common form of cancer identified in both men and women. An estimated 1 in 5 Americans will be diagnosed with some form of skin cancer in their lifetime. Your best more

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Your Annual Skin Cancer Detection Guide

When was the last time you had a full-body skin examination by your dermatologist? According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, annual body checks for adults over the age of 19 are essential to detecting early signs of skin more