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Ongoing discussions - Skin cancer
- How do you protect your skin from the sun using clothing?
I wear large brim hats often and also wear long sleeves, even in the summer - it sucks and gets hot. The clothing brands I use are omni-shade from colombia and colibear. Anyone else have any clothi
- Is your skin cancer linked to UV exposure?
Hello, Skin cancer is commonly linked to excessive ultraviolet (UV) light exposure - from the sun or tanning beds - and inadequate UV protection, such as protective clothing and/or sunscreen. How ab
- Unable to enjoy the sun... how do you deal with being unable to enjoy the sun?
I was lucky enough to catch my the damage to my skin before it became cancerous. I have bouts of actinic keratosis and the doctor informed me that if I continued to suffer UV damage, I would ultimate
- Risk factors for skin cancer - how do you rank?
According to the Cancer Center, the common skin cancer risk factors are: General Risk Factors Age: Skin cancer risks increase as you age, which is likely due to accumulated exposure to UV radiatio
- Found a lump in my right breast
Hello, I am new on here. I guess I am searching for a little peace of mind and a listening ear. I am 23 years old, I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer at age 17. I had my thyroid removed, and h
- Diet, by starving the cancer, could increase the effectiveness of cancer treatment
In a new study published in the journal "Nature," it found that restricting intake of the amino acid methionine, found in red meat and eggs, significantly enhanced cancer treatment in mice, slowing
- Anyone else having a difficult time managing side effects for cancer treatments? Aromatase inhibitors
I'm post single mastectomy stage 1 breast cancer. I been having one he'll of a time managing these awful side effects from, arimidex to exemestane and femara. Migraines, tendonitis, muscle spasms, joi