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Category Archives: Skin Cancer

Supporting Skin Cancer Awareness on Melanoma Monday

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Melanoma Monday Is Next Week!

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How Hairstylists Are Helping to Fight Cancer

You think of your hairdresser as saving you from bad hair days. But now, your favorite stylist just may save your life. More than 80 percent of the most common types of skin cancers — squamous cell carcinomas and basal … Continue reading

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Summer 2012: Must-Haves

Sunny days are here again and summer is fast approaching! Dr. Magovern has assembled a fantastic list of must-haves to keep your skin protected from the sun and glowing all summer long. Glytone Exfoliating Body Lotion SPF 15*—leaves skin smooth and bright. … Continue reading

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Product of the Month for May: Obagi Nu-Derm Sun Shield SPF 50

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and the Skin Cancer Foundation has graciously assembled a list of reminders on how to reduce your risk of skin cancer. Sunscreen is essential, so for the May Product of the Month, we’ve chosen one of our … Continue reading

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Basal Cell Carcinomas

Basal cell carcinomas (or BCCs) are the most common form of skin cancer and something that we see on a daily basis in our clinic. They usually present as a little pimple or sore that doesn’t seem to go away … Continue reading

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How to Examine Your Skin

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has a wonderful guide for skin cancer self-examination, called the Body Mole Map. It teaches you how to examine your skin, what to look for in moles, and how to chart them. Click here … Continue reading

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