Tag: melanoma

Why Sunscreen?

Why sunscreen? Ask anyone and the majority of individuals will reply that sunscreen is important to prevent sunburns. So they will happily apply it if they are going to be outside under the hot sun for a prolonged period of time. Sunscreen can help to prevent sunburns and there’s no denying that avoiding sunburns is… Read more on Apothekari »

Sun Safety Apps

Would a sun safety app on your phone make you more likely to check your moles or reapply sunscreen every two hours?  Developers and the medical community are certainly hoping they will.  With the pervasiveness of technology in our everyday lives, it’s not surprising that the battle against skin cancer would take advantage of our… Read more »

Melanoma Monday 2015

May 4th is Melanoma Monday, designated by the American Academy of Dermatology to raise awareness about melanoma and other skin cancers and to promote early detection by educating the public on how to perform self-examinations for malignant moles and skin growths. The ABC’s of early detection have been key to prevention and successful treatment of melanoma,… Read more »