Ottawa, November 3, 2015: The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is pleased to announce the launch of its newest website portal on melanoma at http://survivornet.ca/en/cancer_basics/melanoma_portal. Approximately 6,500 Canadians are diagnosed with melanoma annually, and this number increases every year. For those dealing with this type of cancer, the journey from diagnosis to treatment and management of
(Originally posted here: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-07-cancer-people-sunbathe.html) Jenna Hoffman thinks that people, herself included, generally look better with a tan – “better than bright white,” she says. So most weekends, she’s lying outside with her eyes closed, listening to music while the sun darkens her skin. If she knows she’ll be outside all day, she wears sunscreen. Otherwise, “I
One of the most widely iconic styles of summer is a chic pair of sunglasses, but they are not all created equal. The Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) wants to remind Canadians that the eyes are at just as high a risk for sun damage and cancer as the rest of the body’s other sun-exposed areas.