skin cancer

NEW SDSU STUDY SHEDS LIGHT ON SKIN CANCER RISK BEHAVIORS

 

Researchers found people tanned indoors less often after seeing a simulation of how their older selves would look if they continued tanning.

Source: SDSU News Center

April 12, 2018 (San Diego) Ultraviolet (UV) light exposure through indoor and outdoor tanning is the leading environmental risk factor for developing skin cancer. Now, a new San Diego State University study explains how a new technology that shows future aging effects could lead people to engage in less risky tanning behavior.

SURGEON GENERAL ISSUES CALL TO ACTION ON SKIN CANCER

 

By Miriam Raftery

July 31, 2014 (Washington D.C.)—“We must act with urgency to stop the ever-increasing incidence of skin cancers in the United States,” Acting U.S. Surgeon General Boris Lushniak, M.D., announced this week.

COMMONLY USED PAINKILLERS MAY PROTECT AGAINST SKIN CANCER

 
May 31, 2012 (Washington D.C.)--A new study suggests that aspirin and other similar painkillers may help protect against skin cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings indicate that skin cancer prevention may be added to the benefits of these commonly used medications.