skin cancer

June 1, 2021

Dermatologists find poor representation of Black populations and other people of color in books that would educate kids about sun protection.

May 26, 2020

Finding may help explain caffeinated coffee’s link to a reduced risk of melanoma. The researchers used an enzyme from plants and marsupials to distinguish the lesion.

November 13, 2019

Public health efforts to encourage sun-protection behaviors may be gaining traction, say UW Medicine and Fred Hutch researchers.

Woman applying sunscreen before skiing
November 13, 2019

Melanoma is the most common skin cancer and the fifth most common cancer among adults in the United States. Risk can be reduced by limiting exposure to ultraviolet rays and using sun protection.

May 9, 2019

At high altitude or by water, your skin is exposed to greater UVA rays, and in areas you might not think to cover. 

Person applying sunscreen
May 9, 2019

Anyone can get skin cancer, and it can occur in places on the body that don't get that much sun, like the hands and fingernails, and feet and toenails.

February 6, 2019

Survival rates seen today among patients with advanced Merkel cell carcinoma were unheard-of with chemotherapy.

photo of a woman sitting outside
May 29, 2018

Warmer weather is here and Washingtonians are venturing outside to run, bike, walk and just sit.  Dr.

picture of Dr. Paul Nghiem
February 16, 2018

Frisco, Texas, resident Steve Murphy, 66, was diagnosed last September with Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare skin cancer he’d never heard of.  His grim prognosis: 50 percent chance of surviving 90 days.

February 16, 2018

Aging baby boomers are anticipated to propel cases of Merkel cell carcinoma, an often-fatal disease. 

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