The costs associated with skin cancer increased five times as fast as treatments for other cancers between 2002 and 2011, according to a CDC study published online in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Farmers are at considerable risk factor for all skin cancers, including the most serious, melanoma. Farmers receive more ultraviolet radiation (UV) exposure than the general public for many reasons, including:
Deb Group Ltd (‘Deb’), one of the world’s leading occupational skincare providers, today announces that it has reached an agreement with Evonik Industries to acquire the Stoko professional skin care business.
State restrictions succeed in reducing indoor tanning among teen girls
February 18, 2014
Female high school students in states with indoor tanning laws -- particularly those with parental permission laws and age restrictions -- were 42 percent less likely to engage in indoor tanning compared to students in states without any laws, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study published online by the American Journal of Public Health.
Skin canceris the most common form of cancer in the United States. Get information about this potentially deadly cancer and what you can do to identify signs of skin cancer and decrease your risk factors.
When you’re at the drug store reaching for a sunscreen product, you may notice some changes on the labels. Health experts recommend using sunscreen products that offer Broad Spectrum protection and have an Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of 30 or higher.
With summer just ahead and more and people spending more time in the sun, a group of federal agencies has designated Friday as “Don’t Fry Day,” to remind Americans to reduce their skin cancer risks. The EPA, FDA, CDC and the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention are all part of the effort.