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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘skin cancer’

Woman’s Graphic Skin Cancer Selfie Makes the Facebook Rounds

“If anyone needs a little motivation to not lay in the tanning bed and sun here ya go! This is what skin cancer treatment can look like. Wear sunscreen and get a spray tan. You only get one skin and you should take care of it. Learn from other people’s mistakes. Don’t let tanning prevent you from seeing your children …

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Hugh Jackman: Second Skin Cancer Diagnosis

Hugh Jackman was treated for skin cancer last week for the second time. The X-Men: Days of Future Past star was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma back in November as well. Back then he urged his fans to wear sunscreen as he clearly attributed his cancer to his lack of heeding his own advice. Even though basal cell carcinoma is …

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Hugh Jackman Treated Again For Skin Cancer

Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman revealed Thursday on Instagram that he has received skin cancer treatment once again. Diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma — a cancer that is curable if detected early — the 45-year-old Australian entertainer first announced that he was being treated for the cancer in November and urged fans to wear sunscreen and “not to be foolish like …

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Sunscreen Ingredients: Long Needed Updates Ignored

Skin cancer is a serious threat, and with the current sunscreens available in the U.S., its protection is lacking as the nearly 15 year old products have not been revised to meet new UVA and UVB needs. The American Cancer Society claims that skin cancer is the most common of cancers seen in America. The agency estimates that 1 in …

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Mike Schmidt Recovering From Skin Cancer

On Sunday, Mike Schmidt, the Philadelphia Phillies legend and Hall of Famer, announced that he is recovering from an advanced stage of skin cancer. Schmidt was diagnosed with Stage 3 melanoma in August, and has since been undergoing rounds of radiation and chemotherapy. Schmidt said he has also underwent two surgeries since his diagnosis. After all of the treatment, Schmidt …

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Mike Schmidt, Baseball Hall of Famer, Reveals Recent Battle With Advanced Skin Cancer

Renowned Philadelphia Phillies slugger Mike Schmidt recently announced on Sunday that he had been diagnosed with stage III Melanoma last summer. Schmidt claimed that the cancer is gone, but the Melanoma required him to undergo continuous chemotherapy and radiation treatments. According to Ryan Lawrence of Philly.com, The 64-year-old Baseball Hall of Famer decided not to perform his regular duties as …

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Hugh Jackman Reveals He Has Skin Cancer Via Instagram Photo

Hugh Jackman recently had a serious scare, and got treated shortly afterward. It appeared that he had skin cancer after his wife, Deborah-Lee Furness, noticed an odd looking mark on his nose. He was treated, and after having a bandage on his nose, he posted a picture to Instagram for everyone to see, and he took the opportunity to warn …

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Bruce Jenner: Confirms Cancer Surgery

Bruce Jenner’s nose has been the source of jokes for years, with everyone talking about the extensive plastic surgery that he has had done on his face. So, when he stepped out on September 17 with a large bandage covering his nose, the gossip started once again. No, Jenner did not have plastic surgery, he had surgery to remove skin …

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Melanomas Often Mutate in Two Specific Ways, Shows Study

A new study has shown that 71% of melanoma tumors have two specific mutations. The mutations were found in an area of the cancer genome where cancer-related mutations have not been found previously. “This new finding represents an initial foray into the ‘dark matter’ of the cancer genome,” said Dr. Levi Garraway, senior author of the study and an assistant …

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Sunburn: Your Body’s Way of Maintaining Balance

Sunburns are beyond annoying, which is why I don’t spend very much time out in the sun. When your pasty white Irish blood causes you to fry like a pork sausage whenever you step out into a beautiful summer afternoon, chances are you’re going to try to avoid such contact as much as humanly possible. I’ll go outside just long …

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Skin Cancer Coffee: Study Shows Caffeine May Reduce Risk

Skin cancer coffee is not — I repeat, is not — a new flavor of java over at Starbucks. I know those three words may get your taste buds tingling, but I can assure you that such a thing does not exist. Okay, well, maybe it does somewhere, but it’s not here, and it’s definitely not right now. However, given …

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