• Melanoma Skin Cancer Overview [Dermatology]
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    Melanoma Skin Cancer Overview [Dermatology]

    Today’s topic is going to be on melanoma skin cancer. Now melanoma skin cancers are bad cancers, you do not want one. And so it, this is a big topic, but the most important thing about this topic is to please have a conversation with your local dermatologist, to determine what the right treatment is for you, and what your diagnosis means for not only your short-term medical care, but also the considerations that have to be put into place for you and your family for long-term care. Now melanomas are basically broken down into two different categories. And the first category is when they are on the surface of…

  • Melanoma Skin Cancer Overview – Daily Do’s of Dermatology
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    Melanoma Skin Cancer Overview – Daily Do’s of Dermatology

    So here’s another daily tip from your friendly local dermatologist. Alright, melanoma skin cancers. Now melanoma skin cancers are the most dangerous of the big-three skin cancers. So we have to be very, very careful with melanomas. And melanoma skin cancers again happen from a combination of your genetics, how fair you are, and how much sun exposure or tanning bed use you’ve had in your life. So please limit the sun. Don’t ever tan, and live a healthy lifestyle. Now once you’ve been diagnosed with the melanoma, it’s really important for you to have a conversation with your local dermatologist to see what the best treatment modality is. Sometimes…

  • Other Cancers After Skin Cancer
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    Other Cancers After Skin Cancer

    Skin cancer history may be associated with an increased risk of future malignancies. I’m Erin White and this is a dailyRx Minute. White individuals with a history of non-melanoma skin cancer had a somewhat higher risk of developing other cancers. Men who had been diagnosed with basal or squamous cell skin cancer had an 11 percent higher risk of developing new cancers while women survivors had a 20 percent increased risk compared to people who had never had these skin cancers. Ask your doctor how to reduce your cancer risk. For dailyRx TV, I’m Erin White.

  • DermTV – Skin Cancer’s Most Important Myths [DermTV.com Epi # 59]
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    DermTV – Skin Cancer’s Most Important Myths [DermTV.com Epi # 59]

    [music] Hello, I’m Dr. Neal Schultz [pause] and welcome to DermTV. Today I would like to tell you about five important myths about skin cancer. The first one is, “I can not get a skin cancer under my bathing suit.” The reality is that the sun shines on one spot and does damage, and then that damage is transmitted through a very complex process all the way into the body, through the blood, and then comes back to the skin in different places that have never seen the sun. So the reality is you can get a skin cancer anywhere if you have had damaging ultraviolet radiation any place on…

  • My Unexpected Skin Cancer Diagnosis | Stand Up To Cancer (2019)
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    My Unexpected Skin Cancer Diagnosis | Stand Up To Cancer (2019)

    If cancer was a person there’s only one thing I can say… **** off! When I was first diagnosed with cancer, I was shocked and upset, but when it came back the second time it was even worse. I had to have one of my lymph nodes removed, I had the drains which I had for about six to seven weeks. I had no idea people with dark skin can actually get skin cancer and that’s why I’m so passionate about raising awareness. Having cancer has taught me not to take anything for granted. It kind of made me grab life by the horns. My advice to anyone going through…