Skin Cancer Screening and Treatment

More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year than with cancers of the breast, prostate, lung, and colon combined, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. And while it’s most common in fair complexions and those with a history of even one bad, blistering burn, it can develop in any skin tone or types, anywhere on the body. The good news is that the disease a very high cure rate when caught early and re Read More...
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Skin Cancer on the Rise

Skin cancer is on the rise in United States. That is why is is ever so important to be educated about this deadly disease. It is the most common form of cancer and of all cancers in the U.S., 50% are skin cancer. In fact, 1 in 50 people born today will be diagnosed with this cancer and its increasing faster to spread and grow than any other cancer. Learn more about this in the following infographic from Northwes Read More...
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Shining Light On Skin Cancer

It’s a well publicized fact that getting too much sun could cause skin cancer. But do you really understand the truth about skin cancer? It’s indisputable that skin cancer is a killer, but thankfully the news about sun exposure isn’t all bad. In fact, a small amount of sunshine is actually healthy as it provides our bodies with much needed vitamin D. This infographic from the folks at ReuseThisBag. Read More...
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Cancer’s Gifts with Love & Hope

When Bob Heffernan walked into my office six years ago with a little bump on the top of his head, he figured it was a pimple. Bob wasn’t a big sun worshipper. He came to me for yearly mole checks. But he hadn’t given the spot much thought—partly, perhaps, it wasn’t staring him in the face when he looked in the mirror. Anyone who read this recent Hartford Courant article knows Bob actually had Read More...
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