Increased melanoma diagnoses basis for new Melanoma Portal

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

Why, when the cancer tie is clear, do people still sunbathe?

(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