Bad news for GTL‘ers-in-training: the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) wants to ban teens from using UV tanning beds.
The results of a promising recent clinical trial showed that an experimental drug prolonged life in patients with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. The drug, manufactured by Swiss drug giant Roche, targets a specific …
An excellent front-page story by Amy Harmon in Sunday’s New York Times told a heart-rending tale of two cousins. Thomas McLaughlin, 24, was given a promising experimental drug to fight his life-threatening skin cancer in a clinical trial.
With an international health group declaring indoor tanning booths carcinogenic in 2009, you might think that studies connecting indoor tanning and skin cancer are pretty well established.
You’d be surprised. There’s a difference between preventing sunburn and preventing other types of skin damage. Some sunscreens can do both, but others can’t.