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Melanoma, a skin cancer

Cells that make melanin and are found in the lower part of the epidermis. Melanin is the pigment that gives skin its natural color. When skin is exposed to the sun or artificial light, melanocytes make more pigment and cause the skin to darken.

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), a skin cancer

It is the second most common form of skin cancer, characterized by abnormal, accelerated growth of squamous cells. When caught early, most SCCs are curable.

Hockey Fan Spots Melanoma

NOT JUST ANOTHER NIGHT AT a hockey game. The Canucks faced off against my Seattle Kraken. Sitting behind the arena glass, a young woman spies...

Got Cancer? Supplements May Be Dangerous

IF YOU HAVE CANCER, there is a reasonable chance that you are taking supplements. The use of dietary supplements in the United States is widespread....